FLAT FEES: THE WAY FORWARD

Would you buy a house, a car, get a haircut or pay for any other service without knowing how much the total cost is? Of course not. When you go to a mechanic to get your brakes fixed, they don’t tell you “We charge $100 per hour.  We...

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MUNICIPAL IMMUNITY: THE BASICS

MUNICIPAL IMMUNITY: THE BASICS While municipalities are not protected by the same sovereign immunity awarded to states, there are several limitations and exceptions to municipal liability. Statutory Exemptions Connecticut General Statutes §...

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SHOULD STATES ENACT COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE LAWS?

SHOULD STATES ENACT COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE LAWS? Several states are currently trying to enact compulsory attendance laws, which would expand the age range for mandatory schooling. Some states have enacted laws making kindergarten mandatory, while...

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