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Public Law

Updates and events from the Public Law Section

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
The Public Law Section Executive Committee is coordinating panels targeted toward law students and new lawyers who would like to learn more about pursuing a career in public law. Read more
The following three webinars have been bundled for a 20% discount. Read more
The Public Law Journal is currently accepting article submissions. Read more
Have you recently been promoted or appointed, or received an award or other honor? Read more

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