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PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For April 16th

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• Suing an on-line Vacation rental company for fraud
• Condo owners privacy ordinance
• Police shooting – verdict for defense
• Tape recording your boss – the downside
• Congratulations to Robin Currin in Asheville for a great win


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For April 6th

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• Chaos reigns in Jacksonville, Arkansas
• Framingham’s innovative solution to billboards
• Haverhill deals with graffiti check out IMLA’s model
• The sheriff’s duty to pay medical expenses
• The Heckler’s Veto – problems with crowd control


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For April 5th

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• What’s sufficient to prove fire safety should defeat a non-conforming use?
• Is changing letters in the rain a sufficient practical difficulty to convert to digital?
• Immunity for nuisance and the state of the art design defense
• Cutting the cord not a cable provider if you’re only providing internet and phone
• Comparative fault must Plaintiff plead it was not negligent


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For April 4th

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• Tort Caps Constitutional
• Impact Fees
• Preemption in Florida – Cities challenge the legislature
• Tragic Fire leads to Grand Jury recommendations
• NYC judge finds Pawnshop law requiring inspections unconstitutional


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For April 3rd

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• March Madness over is Shot Clock finished
• Seizing a phone – no immunity
• DPPA not violated when lobbying
• No immunity in pro se case for denial of medical treatment
• Immunity applicable for officers using force on mentally ill man they were helping


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For April 2nd

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• Supreme Court slams 9th Circuit
• You don’t live there if you don’t have gas, electric or water.
• You can’t us FOIA to learn if we’re investigating you
• Public policy trumps at will employment in South Carolina
• No Qualified Immunity when facts in dispute


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 22nd

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• The Great Divide Sanctuary vs illegality
• Pursuing Social Justice through Affirmative Litigation
• Who can hire outside counsel for a city?
• Establishment Clause and a “Christmas Spectacular”
• Rats, Rats, Rats, everywhere – what to do.


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 21st

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• ADA proving prohibitive costs and standing
• Why lawyers are important
• Preemption – Electro Magnetic Fields
• Food Truck Regulations – Institute of Justice
• Why Section 1983 has lost its meaning and virtue


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 20th

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• Does knocking on a door violate the ADA?
• Supreme Court to consider major issues such as legislative prayer
• Supreme Court asked to terminate qualified immunity
• San Francisco wins major case against Home Away
• San Jose thwarts defense of non-conforming use for medical marijuana collective


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 19th

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• Firefighter Residency requirements –you gotta sleep there.
• Salary savings as proof of age discrimination
• Cell Towers in dedicated parks – Conversion from park usage?
• Standing to challenge disturbing schools laws and disorderly conduct laws
• Chief Legal Officers Forum – Learning from the Iditarod


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 15th

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• Does IT wag the dog or the dog wag IT?
• Preemption in Washington involving recreational marijuana sales
• Exigency and Qualified Immunity
• Holding a gun on a suspect constitutes excessive force
• Holding a person under civil commitment like a pre-trial detainee is punishment


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Thinks To Know For March 14th

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• Correction on Nashville vs. MaMahon
• 5th Circuit says no 4th Amendment violation to detain for ICE
• Library of Congress digitizes Supreme Court decisions
• 11th Circuit grants immunity to Atlanta police for arrests under anti-mask statute
• Chutzpah in the 7th Circuit


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 12th

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• IMLA files Amicus brief in important FMLA case
• Welcome Shauna Billingsley
• Qualified Immunity under attack
• Columbus closes nuisance carry-outs
• Sharing Internal Affairs files with prosecutors


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 9th

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• Does a finding of Probable Cause at a pretrial hearing preclude a false arrest suit?
• Must you record a marriage license to get a divorce?
• Voting by mail – when is the election void
• Common sense reigns in 7th Circuit FMLA decision
• NC SCT upholds claims under constitution to grieve a failing promotional exam grade


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 8th

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• NYC police personnel records disclosed
• Baltimore sues over loss of Teen Pregnancy Prevention funding
• 11th Circuit uses body cam video to grant immunity
• 9th Circuit denies immunity to Child Protective Service Workers
• NC Supreme Court confirms no good deed goes unpunished – town loses


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 6th

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• Code Enforcement roadblocks
• Transparency in campaign finance the Google haze
• Fines and Fees – 8th Amendment issue?
• Regretting the emails you send
• What’s left on the Supreme Court’s plate


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 5th

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• Supreme Court to Consider overturning Williamson County Rule
• His Truck is his Castle –
• License renewal not a property right
• No interlocutory appeal when facts are diputed
• Must sue officers in individual capacity to hold them liable


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 2nd

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• Qualified Immunity – bringing a gun to a knife fight
• Deadly force – what jury instructions are proper
• Takings – must compensation be sought in state court
• No immunity for failing to knock before executing a warrant
• Can’t remove the clerk without an affidavit


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For March 1st

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• Supreme Court Conference Docket tomorrow
• Prayer by local government legislative bodies
• Can you arrest someone for praying
• Macomb County Clerk – a fight rages
• Off duty officer kills armed robber – not liable for deadly force


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 28th

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• Supreme Court hears First Amendment case
• Political Correctness embarrassment
• Collars for Dollars? The NYT trumped up scandal
• Sessions lambasts courts and “nationwide injunctions”
• First Circuit adopts rule on emergency aid exception to warrant requirement


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 27th

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• Does probable cause prevent a suit for First Amendment retaliation?
• Indemnifying Police
• Men’s rights and girl’s empowerment camps
• Tax Increment Financing
• Ten Commandments how many are not religious?


IMLA Municast Episode 3: SCOTUS, Wayfair, North AND South Dakota... why?

Should SCOTUS overturn Quill Corp. v. North Dakota? Lisa Soronen of the State and Local Legal Center shares her thoughts and more. This week, Municast addresses the ramifications of South Dakota v. Wayfair—a tax case that could overturn more than 50 years of legal precedent and will have enormous financial implications for both local governments and states.


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 26th

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• ADEA 20 employee limit does it apply to local governments?
• Blocking a nasty tweeter
• Chicago fights back on sanctuary cities
• 2nd Circuit says New York handgun law survives 2nd Amendment challenge
• Ethics Webinar tomorrow


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 22nd

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• Are Facebook posts Public Records?
• Did the Court grant cert improvidently and what about what’s not in the record?
• Congratulations to Sozi Tulante and Marcel Pratt
• What’s up in Riverside?
• The 21st Amendment trumped?


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 21st

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• Park Use Registration Requirement Upheld
• Sixth Circuit smacked down – no benefits for life
• Uber and Lyft cause congestion
• Being a Supreme Court Lawyer
• Caught Lifting – the loss of pension benefits


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 20th

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• Indianapolis fight averted
• NYC seeks to join in fight involving Fox Business’s Charles Payne
• Milwaukee pursues landlord
• 6th Circuit says Congress can’t create damage claim without injury
• Learn for the Iditarod at the IMLA CLOF


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 14th

• Valentine's Day
• Can’t discharge probationer for adulterous affair
• Excluded evidence
• Discrimination still alive
• Graffiti artists protected under VARA


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 9th

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  • Opium and Opioids
  • Columbus cracks down on nuisance hotels
  • Seattle seeking to turn back the clock on marijuana
  • Does a city council have standing
  • Qualified immunity and consent to search

PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 7th

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• EU GPDR regulations
• Kirkwood shooting 10 years ago today
• Religious accommodation involving insurance
• Dockless bikeshare
• ABA Sexual Harassment policy


PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 6th

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• Can’t fire your opponent from your election
• Enforcing claims against an abusive landlord
• More on enforcing claims against landlords
• Thwarting suspicious suits
• Forced Speech at the Supreme Court

 

PODCAST: IMLA's 5 Things to Know for February 5th

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• Seattle’s Voucher Program Ensnares first candidate
• Discovery Sanctions and how to avoid them
• Law Department Management
• You only get one bite out of the apple
• 2nd Amendment – do gun stores have rights?


IMLA Municast Episode 2: Opioid Litigation: Learn more about the ongoing litigation between local governments and opioid manufacturers. Erich Eiselt, IMLA’s Assistant General Counsel provides background information about the opioid crisis and the steps local governments are taking to seek damages for increased strains on local government resources and services.


PODCAST-IMLA's 5 Things to Know for February 2nd

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• Shooting at Council – 5 dead 10 years later
• Fingerprints to validate police overtime
• Duty to ID arrestee
• Sugar Tax
• Opioid Epidemic – the discussion


PODCAST- IMLA's 5 Things To Know For February 1st

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 Things to Know for January 18th 

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for January 17th, 2018.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for January 16th, 2018.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for January 15th, 2018.

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Municast Episode: SCOTUS, Wedding Cakes, and more. . .

IMLA Municast: Guests Lisa Soronen of SLLC and Amanda Kellar of IMLA discuss how to get your case heard by SCOTUS, what's going on with the current term, Justice Alito's taste in restaurants, and more.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for January 11th, 2018.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for January 10th, 2018.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for January 9th, 2018.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for January 8th, 2018.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for January 5th, 2018.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for January 4th, 2018.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 22, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 21st, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 20th, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 19th, 2017

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 18th, 2017

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 15th, 2017

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 14th, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 13th, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 12, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 11, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 8th, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 7th, 2017

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PODCAST- 5 things to know for December 6th, 2017

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 5th, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 4th, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for December 1, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for November 30th, 2017.

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for November 29th, 2017

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for November 28th, 2017

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for November 27th, 2017

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PODCAST- IMLA's 5 things to know for November 24th, 2017.

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PODCAST: IMLA's 5 things to know for November 22, 2017.

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PODCAST: IMLA 5 Things to Know for November 21st, 2017

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PODCAST: IMLA 5 Things to Know for November 20th, 2017.


PODCAST: IMLA 5 Things to Know for November 17th, 2017


PODCAST: IMLA 5 Things to Know for November 16th, 2017