Public Officials’ Liability Handbook

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The Public Officials Liability Handbook is intended to provide an overview of some of the liability issues facing public entities, as well as some suggestions for avoiding or reducing liability.  Topics will discuss:

  • Governmental Immunity laws that help protect public entities and public officials from liability
  • Public official liability that arises under Federal Law
  • The risks of personal liability for elected officials and suggestions to reduce or avoid such liability
  • Liability for land use decisions
  • Fair hearing in quasi-judicial matters