A panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit put an end to a longstanding dispute between Orange County and a class of retired County employees, protecting the County's right to restructure and preserving assets for generations to come.
Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) is pleased to announce that Mike Slattery and Tom Kelch have joined the firm as Of Counsel. Their main practice area is the representation of counties in property tax disputes in the Superior Courts and Courts of Appeal.
Effective October 4, Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) welcomes three new associates—Michael Cohen, Jake Freitas and Garvey Vincent—all of whom are alumni of RPLG’s Public Law Fellowship Program, a two-week session designed to introduce law students to public law.
The Legislature has stepped in to formally amend open meeting laws to account for a new reality where a persistent global pandemic and extreme wildfires stoked by climate change create an enduring need to make virtual meetings a more permanent fixture for public meetings in California.
Across California, agencies ranging from cities to school districts are embarking on the 2021 redistricting process. Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) has partnered with geographic information systems and data analytics consultants FLO Analytics (FLO) to guide local agencies through the intricate process.
Although it is a small step, a recent appellate decision involving the City of Oakland carries significant promise for ensuring that local public agencies and civilian oversight boards can fully investigate allegations of police misconduct to ensure integrity in policing and maintain community trust.
In the wake of George Floyd’s killing by Minneapolis police officers last May, public entities across the nation – including many cities and counties – have started the process of re-examining policing and public safety models amidst demands for reform, restructuring and racial and economic justice.