The Supreme Court has agreed to decide cases accusing federal government officials at the highest levels of mistreating people investigated for possible terrorist connections after 9/11.
Qualified immunity cases, generally speaking, could not be more straightforward for state and local governments. No matter how bad the facts of the case, one legal analysis is better.
The State and Local Legal Center (SLLC) filed an amicus brief encouraging the Supreme Court to not hear a case arguing that a Colorado law requiring remote sellers to inform Colorado purchasers annually of their purchases and send the same information to the Colorado Department of Revenue is unconstitutional.
The question the Supreme Court will decide in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman is whether state "no-surcharge" laws that prohibit vendors from charging more to credit-card customers but allows them to charge less to cash customers violates the First Amendment.
Carolyn Coleman Named Executive Director of the League of California Cities
A quick poll of America's mayors and councilmembers found that infrastructure investment and strengthening the economy are the most pressing issues that Hilary Clinton or Donald Trump should address in their first 100 days if elected to office.
National League of Cities Mourns Passing of Gaithersburg, Maryland, Councilmember Henry F. Marraffa, Jr.
New Poll: Local Leaders Pick Infrastructure as Top Issue, Feel Trump and Clinton Are Not Addressing It
New NLC Report Finds that Fiscal Conditions of U.S. Cities are Strengthening, But Still Recovering from Great Recession
Trouble over phantom accounts isn't the only problem Wells Fargo is currently facing. Cities have sued Wells Fargo and Bank of America for reverse redlining (lending to equally qualified minorities on less favorable terms than whites).