SCOTUS: Age Discrimination in Employment Act extends to small state and local government employers
Nov 07, 2018
This week, the Supreme Court of the United States held that although the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) covers private-sector employees with 20 or more employees, it also covers state and local government employers, regardless of the number of …
WLG receives regional designation in 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”
Nov 01, 2018
Today, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” announced that the Wieneke Law Group has been designated a Tier 2 firm in the Scottsdale region for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.
Kathleen Wieneke Presents on Litigating Police Liability Claims
Oct 23, 2018
Kathleen Wieneke recently recorded a National Business Institute (NBI, Inc.) webinar, available November 6, entitled “Law Enforcement Liability: Ultimate Guide.”
SCOTUS to Hear Oral Argument in First Amendment Retaliatory Arrest Case Against Law Enforcement Officers
Oct 19, 2018
On November 26, 2018, the Court will hear oral argument in Nieves v. Bartlett, a Ninth Circuit case out of Alaska, and will once again confront the issue of whether probable cause for the underlying arrest ends the retaliatory arrest inquiry.
Arizona Supreme Court: No such thing as negligent use of intentional force in Arizona
Aug 24, 2018
In a huge case for law enforcement, the Arizona Supreme Court holds that in Arizona, negligent use of intentionally-inflicted force is not a cognizable claim.