2018: State Preemption of Municipal Government
- District 35 Senator Oscar Braynon, II
- City of Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez, Esq.
- Becker and Poliakoff Shareholder Yolanda Cash Jackson, Esq
2017: The Right to Protest vs. The Authority of Local Government to Regulate Protest
The Right to Protest vs. The Authority of Local Government to Regulate Protest – This seminar will include a panel discussion on various government regulations regarding protests and citizen participation in public meetings. The presentations will focus on regulations that govern picketing, public protests and the right of the public to comment at public meetings versus the rights of the government to limit picketing, protests and public comments as public hearings. Moreover, there will be a discussion about appropriate time, place, and manner restrictions on parades and picketing.
Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III, City of Miami Gardens
City Attorney Craig Leen, City of Coral Gables
Assistant City Attorney and Police Advisor George K. Wysong, City of Miami.
2016: Local Government Authority to Regulate Guns
Gun violence is a major issue for local governments. This presentation will focus on current federal law as it relates to local government authority to regulate guns, preemption of local government gun regulations under Florida law, and history of gun control regulations in America.
Hans Ottinot, Esq., City Attorney, City of Sunny Isles Beach June 23, 2016