Two decisions in the last three months have increased the potential for a public entity to be held liable for an injury suffered on one of its recreational trails.
Changes to California's school funding scheme did not eliminate local school district and county office of education immunity from federal claims for damages, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
As public agency officials and employees have increasingly turned to text messages and email to facilitate communication anytime and anywhere, they lost touch with a basic truth: Electronic communications are writings.
It is more important than ever that school district employees and elected officials familiarize themselves with their obligations in retaining school district records.
The United States Supreme Court has held that trademarks are private speech protected by the First Amendment, even if some find the ideas they express offensive.