first amendment election

When Public Discourse and Public Management Interact: Freedom of Speech and Expression Amid COVID-19 and the Election Cycle by Brian C. Conley

Everyone knew 2020 would be an election year. Few could have predicted the election would take a backseat to a pandemic, murder hornets and nationwide public protests in the news cycle. Such is the world these days. And, in such a world, the breadth, intensity and importance of public discourse is even more magnified than…

Article on Fabrication of Evidence Claims by Brian C. Conley, Esquire featured in Borough News Magazine

Siana Law attorney, Brian C. Conley’s  article, Fabrication of Evidence Claims, Navigating New Channels, is featured in the February 2020 issue of the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs’, Borough News Magazine. Read the full article here: PSAB February 2020 Fabrication of Evidence Claims by Brian C. Conley, Esquire Brian’s Bio | Areas of Practice |…

Implicit Bias in the Workplace – a Breeding Ground for Liability by Brian C. Conley, Esquire

It is no secret that employers face special challenges managing ever diversifying workforces. Differences in race, sex, religion, age, etc. – and discriminatory or harassing acts based upon them – can lead not only to difficult human resources situations, but also potential legal liability. Municipal employers must deal with an additional element of uncertainty when…

Maintaining the Foundations of Cohesion: Effective Discipline in Municipal Police Forces by Brian C. Conley

Effective organizations – be it a championship caliber sports team or a successful corporation – know that a foundation of discipline, which fosters morale and a sense of camaraderie, can be the difference between success and failure. The same lessons can be applied to police forces. The effectiveness of police departments in fulfilling their public…