It is undisputed that police officers used reasonable force when they shot Angel Mendez. As officers entered, unannounced, the shack where Mendez was living they saw a silhouette of Mendez pointing what looked like a rifle at them. Yet, the Ninth Circuit awarded him and his wife damages because the officers didn't have a warrant to search the shack thereby "provoking" Mendez.
Cities Welcome Passage of Cures Act, Applaud Opioid Provisions
NLC Applauds Release of U.S. Department of Education’s New Juvenile Justice Education Tools
Local governments may now ignore the looming deadline of December 1, 2016 to comply with the new overtime rules.
Don Zimmerman Receives National Recognition for 50 Years of Service to Arkansas Municipal League
NLC President Matt Zone Creates Economic Mobility and Opportunity Task Force
Councilmember Matt Zone Elected President of the National League of Cities
National League of Cities Announces 2017 Leadership and Board of Directors
In Crutchfield v. Testa the Ohio Supreme Court held that Ohio's commercial activity tax (CAT) applies to online vendors even if they lack a physical presence in the state. More technically, the court refused to extend the U.S. Supreme Court's holding in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota (1992), that states cannot require retailers with no in-state physical presence to collect sales tax, to Ohio's privilege-of-doing-business tax.
National League of Cities Opens City Summit 2016 in Pittsburgh