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.
Ninth Circuit Decision Suggests Chalking Is a Search, Leaves Municipalities a Path to Defend the Practice
A recent Ninth Circuit Decision suggests that chalking is a search under the Fourth Amendment but leaves municipalities a path to defend the practice under the administrative search exception.
In September 2020, the Legislature passed and the Governor signed AB 2257, a piece of clean-up legislation intended to clarify several aspects of AB 5.
Attorneys from Renne Public Law Group and Bottini & Bottini, Inc. filed a shareholder derivative lawsuit against the Board of Directors of Oracle Corporation on July 2, 2020 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
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.
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.
Founding Partner Jon Holtzman secured three speaking engagements in December and January, starting with a presentation at the League of California Cities’ Municipal Finance Institute (MFI) on Dec. 12.
Partner Art Hartinger, along with Senior Associates Ryan McGinley-Stempel and Ian Long, helped deliver two summary judgments for the Counties of San Joaquin and Orange this fall that will save the government entities millions of dollars in retiree pension dues.
Renne Public Law Group has been selected by the Daily Journal as a 2019 Top Boutique Law Firm in its first full year of operation.
Eight members of the RPLG team will present at the 2019 California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA) Annual Training Conference in Monterey this November.