Public Law Section
News from the Section
Webinar: Regulatory Takings: How We Got Here, Where We Are and Where We May Go
Thursday, February 27, 2014, 12 noon- 1 p.m.
This program offers 1 hour Participatory MCLE Credit. You must register in advance in order to participate.
This course provides a brief history of regulatory takings law, the current state of this law, including the most recent Supreme Court precedent and its progeny, and analyzes recent trends in this law. The course will also assess the nuances and intricacies of regulatory takings law and provide practical guidance to avoid potential traps. With speaker Daniel L. Siegel.
Burk E. “Buck” Delventhal Named 2013 Public Lawyer of the Year
City of San Francisco Government Team Chief Attorney Burk E. “Buck” Delventhal was named the recipient of the 2013 Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year Award by the Public Law Section. Delventhal received the award on Friday, October 11, 2013 at the State Bar of California’s 86th Annual Meeting in San Jose.
Student Writing Competition Winner
Jennifer Lai is the winner of this year’s Student Writing Competition for her paper “California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) Reform: Standing As A Tool To Limit Cases Unrelated To CEQA’s Purpose.” Lai is a student at USC Gould School of Law. Ms. Lai has previously interned with the San Francisco City Planning Department and the San Diego Chapter of the Sierra Club. She is interested in pursuing environmental/land use law after graduation.
Four Members Appointed to the Public Law Section Executive Committee
The Public Law Section received many outstanding applications this year and is pleased to announce four new Executive Committee members, who will begin their three-year terms at the State Bar annual meeting on October 10-13, 2013, in San Jose. The new members are: Melissa Crosthwaite, David H. King, Michelle Marchetta Kenyon, and Ryan Baron. The Public Law Section’s Executive Committee encourages all individuals interested in serving on the Committee to apply at www.calbar.org/appointments. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with a February 1, 2014 deadline for terms beginning Fall, 2014.
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Online CLE & Podcasts Available for Public Law Section Programs
A growing catalog of courses from the Public Law Section is available for purchase online. The programs offer participatory CLE credits. To view current offerings, go to www.calbar.org/online-cle and click on Public Law.
Save Money with CEB
Continuing Education of the Bar, California (CEB) is extending some special discount offers to our section. As a member of the Public Law Section, you're eligible for:
- 10% off selected CEB print or online books
- A rebate on your section dues that can be applied to the cost of a CEB Gold CLE Passport or a CLE program ticket
A complete list of the products eligible for a discount is available on a CEB web page accessible through our Members Only Area. Information about the section dues rebate program can be found on the CEB Web site.
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