Alameda County Deputy Sheriff’s Assn. v. Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Assn.: The California Supreme Court Limits the Scope of the So-Called California Rule Governing Vested Pension Rights But Remains Cagey On When The Rule Will Apply In the Future

On July 30, 2020, the California Supreme Court limited the California Rule in a variety of helpful ways, but ultimately found that the case did not present an opportunity to “revisit” the California Rule itself. We could be waiting a long time for a case that brings further clarity about the continuing vitality and scope of the California Rule.

2020-08-06T18:47:25-07:00August 6th, 2020|

COVID-19, the Census Delay, and Local Redistricting: What Local Public Agencies Can Do to Prepare

Local public agencies responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and grappling with its wide-ranging effects have yet another consideration to worry about: its impact on local redistricting deadlines. 

2020-06-25T10:21:20-07:00June 25th, 2020|

Navigating Fiscal Emergencies in the Time of Coronavirus: Tools from the Great Recession Revisited

Declaring a fiscal emergency, and implementing appropriate remedial measures, may be an unfortunate reality for some local agencies in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.

2020-05-19T22:25:30-07:00May 19th, 2020|

RPLG Produces Two Rutter Guides Covering Various Aspects of California Litigation

Renne Public Law Group has the privilege of providing two Rutter guides: California Practice Guide: Public Sector Employment Litigation (TRG) and California Practice Guide: Civil Procedure Before Trial - Claims and Defenses (TRG).

2020-07-24T09:28:53-07:00April 21st, 2020|

Declarations of Fiscal Emergency: A Resurging Option for Public Entities Attempting to Deal With The Current Economic Climate

Conventional wisdom has been that declarations of fiscal emergency do not work. With the recent sharp downturn in the economy, the conventional wisdom may no longer be correct.

2020-04-17T19:19:14-07:00April 17th, 2020|