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Tuesday, October 04, 2016

AELE posts items of special interest to those involved in public safety, law enforcement and firefighting on its LawBlog


Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, Inc. posts items of special interest to those involved in public safety, law enforcement and firefighting on its LawBlog
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Americans for Effective Law Enforcement, Inc. [AELE] offers free access to certain publications. In addition, it has a searchable library of more than 35,000 case digests organized into 700 + indexed topics. Users do not have to preregister and there is no time limit on research sessions. Except for commercial purposes the contents of its online law library may be copied and pasted, saved or printed.

AELE’s current issues of its three publications, back issues since 2000, case digests since 1975, and a search engine are accessible through the Internet and AELE invites everyone to read, print or download AELE publications without charge. The main menu is at: http://www.aele.org/law

Some of the items listed on AELE’s October 2016 LawBlog are: 

AELE Monthly Law Journal article - Overtime Pay Entitlement for Public Safety Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – Part 2.View here.

Law Enforcement Liability Reporter - This issue has cases on assault and battery: flashbangs, dogs, false arrest/imprisonment with and without warrants, firearms related: Second Amendment, public protection: 911 systems, and search and seizure of persons and vehicles. View here.  

Fire, Police & Corrections Personnel Reporter - This issue has cases on First Amendment, Fair Labor Standards Act: donning and doffing uniforms and equipment, pay disputes, political activity/patronage employment, race/national origin discrimination, retaliatory personnel actions, sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and whistleblower protection. View here.

Jail and Prisoner Law Bulletin - This issue has cases on disability discrimination: prisoners, medical care, dental care, the "three strikes" rule of the Prison Litigation Reform Act, prisoner assault by inmates, prisoner discipline, religion, search of prisoners, and sexual assault. View here.

Discipline and Internal Investigations Seminar - AELE's 2016 seminar on Discipline and Internal Investigations for public safety agencies - police, corrections and the fire services - will be held in Las Vegas on October 24-26. This is a comprehensive 2 and a half day program will address all major aspects of discipline. The program covers both substantive and procedural issues as well as rules and regulations. The program includes the latest hot topics such as cell phones, social media, and constitutional issues. More information is available at http://www.aele.org/menu-disc.html

AELE’s annual seminar on Jail and Prisoner Legal Issues will be held in Las Vegas on January 9-12, 2017. More info at http://www.aele.org/menu-jail.html

Handbooks focusing on State and Municipal Public Personnel Law continue to be available for purchase via the links provided below:

The Discipline Book at http://thedisciplinebook.blogspot.com/

A Reasonable Penalty Under The Circumstances at http://nypplarchives.blogspot.com

The Disability Benefits E-book: at http://section207.blogspot.com/

Layoff, Preferred Lists at http://nylayoff.blogspot.com/

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