Public Law Journal: Summer 2014, Vol. 37, No. 3
- Inclusionary Zoning for Affordable Housing Under Attack
- Legislation Update
- Litigation & Case Law Update
- Message from the Chair
- Sold Out Public Records & Open Meetings Conference Offers Survey of Existing Laws, Compliance Issues, and Current Developments.
- The Next Frontier: Transgender Legal Rights
- The Public Law Section Plans Dynamic Annual Meeting Programs
- Through the Looking Glass: Why Making "Reverse Ceqa" the Law in California Would Significantly Expand Ceqa's Scope While Undermining Its Purpose and Procedures
- Two Views: "Reverse Ceqa"
- When Government Cover-ups are a Good Thing: Preventing Exposure of Your Agency's Decisionmaking Via the Deliberative Process Privilege
- Willfully Ignorant: the California Building Industry Association's Attempt to Eliminate Ceqa's Long-Standing Role in Protecting Human Health and Public Safety
- Four Members Appointed to the Public Law Section Executive Committee
Four Members Appointed to the Public Law Section Executive Committee
The Public Law Section welcomes four new members who will begin their terms at the State Bar Annual Meeting in September. The new members are: Bernadette Curry, Christopher Diaz, Nina Dong, and Tiffani Shin.
Applications for membership to the Public Law Section’s Executive Committee are accepted on a rolling basis, while applications for terms beginning next Fall are due by February 1, 2015. Please visit www.calbar.org/appointments for additional information and for applications.
Bernadette S. Curry is a Deputy County Counsel with Solano County where she represents the Solano County Library, the Department of General Services, the Department of Information Technology, as well as the Nut Tree Airport. She also serves as General Counsel to the Solano Transportation Authority, the Solano County Transit, and the Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District. Prior to joining the Solano County Counsel’s Office, Curry worked as counsel for a private law firm specializing in public entity representation focused on Northern California.
Curry currently serves as the Vice President of the Solano County Bar Association, and will become its President in 2015. In 1990, she received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame and in 1993 received her Masters in Public Administration from Golden Gate University. In 1998 she earned her Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University where she was a Public Interest Law Scholar.