Professor Weinstein Presents at Northeast Ohio Municipal Law Directors’ Association Law Seminar

On Thursday, February 25, Professor Alan Weinstein presented a one-hour CLE session titled “The First Amendment and Local Government: Ongoing Concerns/Recent Developments” at the Northeast Ohio Municipal Law Directors Association’s annual Presidents’ Day Municipal Law Seminar. Professor Weinstein discussed several topics, including: policies regarding prayer at public meetings after the Court’s 2014 ruling in Town of Greece v. Galloway; how lower courts are applying the Court’s 2015 ruling in Reed v. Town of Gilbert in challenges to sign regulations and panhandling/solicitation ordinances; updates on cases involving the Religious Land Use & Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) and regulation of adult entertainment businesses; and the public employee speech issues before the Court this term in Heffernan v. City of Paterson, N.J.

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