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The Road Blog Part 3: The Line Between a Public Road and Eminent Domain

June 22, 2022

This blog is the third in a municipal law series on all things roads. Property issues involving roads are fact specific and require an analysis of the facts and circumstances of your situation. This blog addresses the issue of the interplay between... Read more

What Municipalities Need to Know in 2022: Newly Signed Pennsylvania Legislation

April 26, 2022

ACT 80 of 2021: School Bus Stop Enforcement Effective October 20, 2021, Act 80 of 2021 amends Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statues to extend temporary regulation for the school bus... Read more

The Road Blog Part 2: Good Road Maintenance Agreements (or Laws) Make Good Neighbors

March 1, 2022

This blog is the second in a municipal law series on all things roads.  Property issues involving roads are fact specific and require an analysis of the facts and circumstances of your situation.  This blog addresses the issue of road maintenance... Read more

When Board Conflict Crosses the Line…

February 22, 2022

Elected officials are, naturally, sometimes at the center of conflict and division within their board.  Conflict is to be expected.  However, what happens when board members take action to freeze out a minority... Read more

The Road Blog, Part 1: Public and Private Roads in Pennsylvania

February 8, 2022

This blog is the first in a municipal law series on all things roads.  Property issues involving roads and paper alleys are fact specific and require an analysis of the facts and circumstances of your situation.  This blog series will provide an... Read more

The Line Between Agritourism and Entertainment

January 31, 2022

Despite the abundance of working farms in Pennsylvania and the popularity of farm weddings, there is a dearth of state specific caselaw where the two intersect. When they do, the legal analysis from a zoning... Read more

What is a Decennial Report, and Do I Need to File One?

February 22, 2021

In mid-January the Pennsylvania Department of State’s Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations may have sent you a postcard admonishing you that your organization has not made any filings with the Bureau... Read more

For Title IX and Athletics Professionals in Higher Education, One Less Moving Part

November 24, 2020

Year after year, the issue of sexual misconduct in violation of Title IX on college campuses continues to confront higher education leaders.  The topic is one on which innumerable individuals and special interest... Read more

Act 15 of 2020 Provides Clarity to Local Government During COVID-19

April 22, 2020

On April 20, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed Act 15 of 2020 (previously SB 841).  Act 15 takes effect immediately and addresses a host of issues for local governments and agencies across the Commonwealth.  The legislation, which also... Read more

Best Practices for Right-to-Know-Law Requests during the COVID-19 Pandemic*

April 8, 2020

*Co-Authored by Alexis Wheeler, Ena Lebel, and Gretchen Moore During this challenging time, public agencies and municipalities are still required to abide by the Right-to-Know Law (RTKL), and to the extent possible, respond to requests for public... Read more