California Lawyers Association

Public Law

Updates and events from the Public Law Section

Join us for Day 3 of the 2021 Summer Cannabis Law Series. Read more
The California Lawyers Association’s Public Law Section has awarded The California Office of the Attorney General’s People v. Johnson & Johnson Trial Team (Team) with the inaugural Outstanding Achievement in Public Law (OAPL) Award. The Public Law Section has historically honored a Public Lawyer of the Year with the Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year Award. This new award, the Outstanding Achievement in Public Law, recognizes a specific achievement as opposed to a career in Public Law. It also recognizes that frequently the achievements, as in this case, are accomplished, not by just one individual, but by a team of dedicated public lawyers. Read more
The Executive Committee of the Public Law Section of the California Lawyers Association is pleased to announce that it is soliciting nominations for the Outstanding Achievement in Public Law (OAPL) Award. This award recognizes an individual or team for a recent exceptional accomplishment that has improved the lives of Californians through the representation of a local, state, or federal government entity. Read more
The Executive Committee of the Public Law Section of the California Lawyers Association is pleased to announce that it is soliciting nominations for the 2021 Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year Award. Every year, the Public Law Section presents this award to recognize a public law practitioner who has provided outstanding service to the public and possesses an exemplary reputation in the legal community and the highest of ethical standards. Read more
This course will navigate you through a successful receivership process and discuss the pros and cons of receiverships. Read more
SB 54 (California Values Act), effective January 1, 2018, makes California a “sanctuary state” by prohibiting local and state law enforcement agencies from assisting federal immigration authorities (i.e., U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) to enforce Federal immigration laws. Read more
When Governor Gavin Newsom issued the nation’s first stay-at-home order in response to the coronavirus pandemic, he relaxed some Brown Act provisions, but remained silent as to the Public Records Act. Read more
Find out more about online portals from state and local agencies that are using these services every day. Read more
We’ll be hosting a roundtable discussion on pain points within the PRA, strategies for addressing these pain points, and whether there is a path to legislative fixes. Read more
Let’s take a look at how public agencies are faring in response to requests for public records in the possession of law enforcement agencies. Read more

Forgot Password

Enter the email associated with you account. You will then receive a link in your inbox to reset your password.

Personal Information

Select Section(s)

CLA Membership is $99 and includes one section. Additional sections are $99 each.

Payment