Police Risk Management – Training Opportunity

On September 21, 2017, Siana Bellwoar attorney, Christopher Gerber, presented a police risk management training course entitled, Bullet Proof Defense on behalf of the Chester County Department of Emergency Services. The course covered the fundamentals of civil rights lawsuits filed against municipalities, their chiefs of police and other command staff involving claims arising under the…

Right to Know Clearinghouses for Personal Information No More: Supreme Court Declares Constitutional Right to Informational Privacy for Public School Employees

On October 18, 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision in Pennsylvania State Education Association v. Commonwealth et al. – extending a constitutional right of informational privacy to public school employees with respect to their home addresses. As a result of the Court’s ruling, school districts are prohibited from releasing the home…