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Mary Lee Leahy - Governor Dan Walker Project

Springfield attorney Mary Lee Leahy has spent her life in the public eye, helping to successfully litigate the Pickering v Board of Education Supreme Court case in the 1960s before serving as a delegate to the 1970 Illinois Constitutional Convention. She served in the Dan Walker administration, and in 1990 successfully presented the Rutan v Republican Party of Illinois case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Abstract

Interview Session 04 (Video)

Service on Advisory Bd for Gov Rod Blagojevich's transition team

Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Pickering Supreme Court Case

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

1970 Constitutional Convention & Walker Administration

Interview Session 03 (Audio)

Rutan v IL Republican Party Supreme Court Case

Interview Session 04 (Audio)

Service on Advisory Bd for Gov Rod Blagojevich’s transition team

Transcript

Interviews #1 through #3

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See also the Dan Walker interview on political corruption in Illinois.


See also the Michael Shakman interview on political corruption in Illinois.


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