The cases of City of Barbourville v. Hoskins and McGuire v. New Orleans City Park Improvement Association indicate liability is generally the exception rather than the rule for public parks and recreation.
The United States Supreme Court held the Second Amendment would require the government to demonstrate the firearm regulation is “consistent with the Nation’s historical tradition of firearm regulation” in the case of New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen.
The U.S. Supreme Court held a New York statute requiring a showing of a special need to obtain a license to carry firearms was unconstitutional in the case of New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen.
In the case of Sackett v. EPA, the U.S. Supreme Court determined the proper test for deciding what type of wetlands were subject to regulation under the Clean Water Act.
In the case of Yarborough v. City of Springfield, Mary Yarborough brought a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Springfield after her son drowned at a public beach.
In the case of Burzenski v. Town of Branford, the Connecticut state court considered claims of negligence and nuisance liability under state law following a fall on a pickleball court located in a municipal park.
In the case of Stewart v. City & County of San Francisco, California, Plaintiffs challenged the constitutionality of a regulation that required a park permit for religious events and sound amplification.
In the case of Siegel v. Platkin, licensed gun carriers challenged provisions in a recently enacted New Jersey statute that added “sensitive place” designations to include public park and recreation resources.
A detailed analysis of the case of Grant v. City of Philadelphia.
Plaintiffs file a lawsuit alleging a city policy violated their rights secured by the First Amendment.
In this featured court case, plaintiffs filed a complaint in federal district court seeking to enjoin demolition of the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge.
In the case of Watkins v. Sullivan, Plaintiff Eric Watkins brought a federal civil rights Section 1983 claim against Defendant Sandy Sullivan, a park employee in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
In the case of Price v. Garland, Plaintiff Gordon Price claimed a National Park Service permit-and-fee requirement was “facially unconstitutional under the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.”
In the case of Protect Our Parks, Inc. v. Buttigieg, an organization representing a group of residents continued their opposition to the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in historic Jackson Park on Chicago’s South Side.
In the case of Viau v. City of Troy, plaintiff Tennille Viau filed a federal civil rights complaint on behalf of her child, “K.V.,” against the defendants who jointly administered a summer soccer camp with the city.
In the case of Davis v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Plaintiff claimed her supervisor retaliated against her after she filed a gender discrimination claim against him.
In the case of Storm v. City of Brookings, the Defendant City of Brookings, South Dakota, raised the state recreational use statute as a defense against negligence liability.
In the case of Moore v. Gibson, Plaintiff Moore claimed Defendant Officer Gibson had engaged in “malicious prosecution and abuse of power.”
In the case of Steele v. Fox Valley Park District, a plaintiff alleges age discrimination forced her to resign from her employment with Defendant Fox Valley Park District.
This month’s highlighted legal case focuses on the Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry Act.
In the case of <i>Sons of the Southern Cross v. Hurst</i>, a Confederate heritage organization claimed an “American flags only” rule for a parade had violated its First Amendment rights.
Examine the federal district court’s decision in the case of Silva v. Lee County.
In the case of P.M. v. City of Winfield, the Plaintiff brought a lawsuit alleging a violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
In the case, Adams v. Palm Beach County, Plaintiffs allege they are entitled to minimum wage payments under state and federal law.
In the case of Butler v. City of New York, Plaintiffs alleged their constitutional rights were violated when they were arrested at a protest in a city park.
In the case of Eline v. Town of Ocean City, an ordinance prohibiting female toplessness was challenged by five women.
In the case of Immel v. Tulsa Public Facilities Authority, the plaintiffs claimed the defendants lacked the legal authority to sell a parcel of land because it was held in a public trust.
Learn the details related to Swint v. City of Carrollton.
Learn the details related to <i>Protect Our Parks, Inc. v. Chicago Park District.</i>
Learn the full details behind the case of Santa Cruz Homeless v. Bernal.
In the case of Perez v. Lake County Rowing Association, Evelyn Perez filed suit against Lake County Rowing Association and the City of Clermont, Florida, asserting a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
In the case of Bair v. California Department of Transportation, plaintiffs allege that a proposed highway project through a state park failed to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
An advocacy group and several people experiencing homelessness filed a class-action lawsuit against the City and County of Denver and several of their officials.
The federal district court discussed threats that prompted exclusion of an individual with intellectual disabilities from continued participation from a public recreation program in New Hampshire.
Take a closer look at the facts surrounding the case of Berry v. Hennepin County.
In the case of Martin v. Warren, Plaintiffs petitioned the federal district court to issue a preliminary injunction declaring an Emergency Order restricting gatherings violated their First Amendment rights.
A plaintiff alleges she sustained serious injuries as a result of a fall at an ice rink and files a lawsuit against the defendants who manage and operate the facility.
The case of Save the Park & Build the School v. National Park Service shines a spotlight on the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
In this month's Law Review, a number of plaintiffs bring a lawsuit in federal district court to enjoin an emergency order issued by the Governor of Maryland, defendant Larry Hogan, to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
In the case of Risse v. Porter, the plaintiff asserts a number of federal civil rights claims against the defendants, including a violation of the plaintiff's First Amendment rights.
In the case of Pearson v. Georgia, the plaintiff claimed her demotion was the result of sex discrimination in violation of federal civil rights law.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit determines whether the National Park Service’s White-tailed Deer Management Plan for Fire Island National Seashore had complied with the National Environmental Policy Act.
In the featured case, the plaintiffs claim the defendant City violated their First Amendment rights by applying picketing and noise ordinances to their activities.
In the featured case of Summer J. v. United States Baseball Federation, the 12-year-old plaintiff was seriously injured by a line drive foul ball while watching a baseball game.
The federal district court hands down its decision on the case of Mullen v. Northampton Township.
A state appeals court case determines whether the defendant, City of Bellingham, Washington, was responsible for an employee using his cellphone to videotape female employees in an aquatic center changing room.
A former maintenance employee of the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department sues the city in connection with his alleged wrongful termination.
In this month’s Law Review, we take a closer look at whether the Federal Tort Claims Act bars a suit against federal officials for their failure to prevent a fatal accident in Yosemite National Park.
In this month’s Law Review, the plaintiff was denied a promotion and claims discrimination based on age and gender.
In this case, the defendant claimed that the plaintiff was “unable to perform the essential function of leading recreation programs.”