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No First Amendment Protection for Off Duty Police Officers’ Facebook Posts by Sheryl L. Brown and Connie E. Henderson

In determining that the public’s trust outweighed an officers’ right to free speech, the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania dismissed police officers’ claims that their First and Fourteenth Amendment rights against the City of Philadelphia were violated. The free speech at issue included posted content on Facebook ranging from racial slurs, anti-Muslim rhetoric, homophobic comments,…

Siana Law Attorneys Attend 2019 PSATS Conference

Siana Law attorneys, Michael G. Crotty, Eric M. Brown and Sheryl L. Brown attended the April 2019 Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) Annual Educational Conference in Hershey, PA. They presented a variety of seminars that covered topics pertinent to municipal officials and employees, such as social media and the First Amendment. Read the…

Drones Article by Sheryl L. Brown, Esquire is Feature Story in December Issue of Borough News Magazine

Siana Law proudly recognizes Sheryl L. Brown, Esquire for her lead story on Pennsylvania’s new drone law, featured in the December 2018 Issue of PSAB’s (Pennyslvania State Association of Boroughs) Borough News Magazine. Read the full article here: Happy Flying? What Your Borough Should Know About Drones Sheryl’s Bio | Areas of Practice | Contact…

Christopher P. Gerber and Sheryl L. Brown Present Hot Topics in Police Management Webinar

On October 3, 2018, Sheryl L. Brown, Esquire and Christopher P. Gerber, Esquire presented the webinar, Hot Topics in Police Management, on behalf of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (“PSATS”). The webinar included insightful information and recommended best practices pertaining to effective police department management, internal affairs investigations and liability that can arise…

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Sheryl L. Brown, Esquire Presents Training Session on Wiretap Act, Police Body Cameras and Right to Know Law at PSATS Conference

On April 24, 2018, Sherry Brown, Esquire presented a training session at the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Officials (“PSATS”) Spring 2018 Educational Conference titled: The Wiretap Act, Police Body Cams, and the Right-to-Know Law.  The session focused on Act 22 of 2017, which amended the Pennsylvania Wiretap Law to open the door for law enforcement…

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Sheryl L. Brown, Esquire Presents Drone Program to Montgomery County Bar Association Real Estate Committee

In April, 2018, Sherry Brown, Esquire was pleased to present a program to the Montgomery County Bar Association, Real Estate Committee titled: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane.. no Wait, it’s a Drone? During the course of the presentation, issues such as federal regulations for recreational, commercial and government use were addressed along with potential…

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Siana Law Partners Attend 2018 PSATS Conference

  Beginning on Monday April 23, 2018, Siana Law Partners, Michael G. Crotty, Eric M. Brown, Christopher P. Gerber and Sheryl L. Brown will attend the 2018 PSATS Annual Educational Conference in Hershey, PA. Our partners look forward leading the following seminars on five different topics at this year’s conference. Read on to learn more about…