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U.S. Supreme Court upholds Florida ban on judges soliciting campaign contributions
  • GrayRobinson PA
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

Today, in Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar, the United States Supreme Court affirmed Florida Supreme Court's opinion upholding the Florida Bar's ban on


Public entities can inadvertently waive privilege in response to a Public Records Act request
  • Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2015

California's Public Records Act (PRA) law requires public entities to make their public records open for inspection and copying. Environmental


Misconduct charges against police officer were barred by statute of limitations
  • Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

On November 9, 2009, Jason Pedro, a police officer with the City of Los Angeles, drove a female friend, a minor, to a medical clinic in an unmarked


The gov. Rick Perry indictment: another weak case that shouldn’t have been charged
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

The news outlets exploded this weekend with commentary on the Gov. Rick Perryindictment, and the criticism was fast and swift to deem it a very weak


City must have notice of condition to be found liable for condition of public sidewalks
  • Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

Menahem Heskel ("Heskel") suffered injuries when he tripped over a protruding base of a hollow metal post cemented into the City's sidewalk while


Legal updates for government entities covering May and June 2014
  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
  • USA
  • July 8 2014

This case arises out of a cross-over crash on I-10 south of Phoenix that injured plaintiff Glazer and killed her husband and daughter. The driver of


California Supreme Court holds names of officers in police shootings should be disclosed
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2014

The California Supreme Court has held that the names of police officers involved in shootings generally must be disclosed under state public records


Government lawyers’ communications not privileged in grand jury proceeding
  • Jenner & Block
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

In In re Thirty-Third Statewide Investigating Grand Jury, No. 85 MM 2012 (Pa. Feb. 18, 2014), the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that


The Supreme Court: cases to watch in the October 2013 term
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2013

This week marks the first Monday in October, which for Supreme Court watchers is a holiday: the start of a new term. While not everyone gets that


Constitutional challenge to voter-approved gay marriage ban heating up in the Sixth Circuit in the wake of last week’s Supreme Court ruling
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 2 2013

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its divided 5-4 decision in United States v. Windsor, No. 12-307 (U.S. Jun. 26, 2013) (PDF), struck down as