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Yearly Archives: 2017

By PORAC | December 1, 2017 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Another Citizen or Above the Law?

JUSTIN E. BUFFINGTON Partner Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC Kensington Police Sergeant Keith Barrow, like any other law enforcement officer, never imagined in his wildest dreams that he would be disciplined, much less subjected to a double demotion, for allowing a subordinate to engage in a perfectly […]

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By PORAC | November 1, 2017 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

San Francisco Probation Officer Back on the Job, Termination Overturned

GREGG ADAM Partner Messing Adam & Jasmine One of the historically key factors in any “just cause” disciplinary action is the employer’s obligation to establish that the employee had prior notice of the policy allegedly violated and the employer’s expectations about the employee’s compliance with that policy. That burden on […]

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