Legal Update: Court Cases Impacting Local Government

Time: 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Date: March 14, 2022

Location: Independence Salons ABC


• Learn more about cases before the Supreme Court and lower courts that could impact local governments.
• Discuss the prospects of these cases for important issues from energy to local broadband and pandemic response.
• Hear how the appointment of a new Supreme Court justice could impact local government.

Decisions by the nation’s courts are having a growing impact on the business of cities, towns and villages. From legal challenges to the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, to questions on everything from broadband and telecommunications services to vaccine mandates, the courts have been busy hearing cases with important consequences for local governments. In this workshop, participants will explore key cases before the Supreme Court and lower courts affecting diverse municipalities. You’ll also engage directly with legal experts about pending cases that could impact your community.


  • View full profile for Amanda KarrasAmanda Karras Executive Director / General Counsel - International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA)
  • Nancy Werner General Council - NATOA National Association of Telecommunications O
  • Lisa Soronen Executive Director - State & Local Legal Center State & Local Legal Center