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Updates and events from the Public Law Section

The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation’s Real Estate Educational Services Task Force Team led a 45 state agency task force in conjunction with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) to uncover fraud by mortgage loan originators. Read more
Erwin Chemerinsky became the 13th Dean of Berkeley Law on July 1, 2017, when he joined the faculty as the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law. Prior to assuming this position, from 2008-2017, he was the founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, at the University of California, Irvine School of Law.  Before that, he was the Alston and Bird Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University from 2004-2008,… Read more
This is a sponsorship form. The California Lawyers Association Public Law Section will honor UC Berkeley School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky with its highest award on October 3, 2022, following the constitutional law scholar’s talk on “Our Imperiled Democracy.” Read more
The California Lawyers Association (CLA), Public Law Section will honor UC Berkeley School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky with its highest award on October 3, 2022, following the constitutional law scholar's talk on "Our Imperiled Democracy." Read more
With the passage of the American Rescue Plan, as well as other federal funding increases, local governments are spending more federal money on infrastructure than at any point in recent years. But to ensure successful project implementation, agencies need will need to understand and comply with federal rules that may differ from their standard practices. Best Best & Krieger will be providing an overview of the procurement rules when utilizing federal grants, such as Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (part of the American Rescue Plan), as well as best practices in implementing the rules. The goal of the seminar is to learn and understand federal restrictions on procuring property and services when subject to the Office of Management and Budget's “Uniform Guidance". Read more
Exploring what causes legal professionals to suffer from substance use and mental health issues. Read more
Don’t be the test case in this evolving area of law! Learn about current litigation and pending legislation impacting the licensing and regulatory agencies, such as the distinctions between Hemp and Cannabis products, “delivery” across local jurisdictional boundaries, the interaction between state regulations and local ordinances, enhanced civil penalties for unlicensed or under licensed activities, and much more. Read more
The American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice has announced the establishment of the ABA Administrative Law Fellowship. Read more
At the meeting in June 2021, the Executive Committee elected Alex Calero as Chair of the Executive Committee. Read more
Six new members have been elected to the Public Law Section Executive Committee. Read more

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