Public Law Journal: Winter 2016, Vol. 39, No. 1
- Conflict of Interest Advice for the Real Estate Professional Public Official
- Domestic Violence Victims a Nuisance We Cannot Ignore
- Five "Tripping Points" in Workplace Investigations
- Litigation & Case Law Update
- Message from the Chair
- Public Law Journal
- Why Take 8 Steps When You Can Get There In 4? the Fppc's New Conflict of Interest Regulations for Public Officials in California
- Public Law Section
Public Law Section
The mission of the Public Law Section is to ensure that laws relating to the function and operation of public agencies are clear, effective and serve the public interest; to advance public service through public law practice; and to enhance the effectiveness of public law practitioners. The Section focuses on addressing issues related to administrative law, constitutional law, municipal law, open meeting laws, political and/or election law, education law, state and federal legislation, public employment, government contracts, tort liability and regulations, land use/environment issues, and public lawyer ethics.
The Section provides topical educational programs, seminars and resource materials; works to enhance the recognition of, and participation by, public law practitioners in the State Bar; presents its annual Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year award to public law practitioners who have made significant and continuous contributions to the profession; and publishes the quarterly Public Law Journal.