Local government attorneys must continue provide effective legal services relating to complex issues in the face of a distrusting public. This program will help you better understand how to confidently handle a variety of thorny legal matters, including First Amendment Auditors, increased FOIA requests for employee information and police records, vulgar political speech, vitriolic public comment, and social media misrepresentation.
Learn about current challenges to rights guaranteed under the First and Second Amendment. Understand recent case law and how the pandemic, protests and riots impact the rights of speech, assembly, and petition, as well as the right to bear arms. Get guidance on maintaining public safety while preserving these fundamental rights in the context of an extraordinary new world.