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The Internet makes it easy to download and copy photographs, illustrations and other images into articles, newsletters, websites and other such promotional or instructional materials. Many of these images are owned and copyrighted by private parties, which when used without permission, can expose the user to a claim of copyright infringement. Although copyright infringement claims are not new, they are a growing area of risk for everyone that accesses the Internet for photographs, illustrations, other image files and content to enhance marketing, training and education efforts.
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Understanding the basics of lawsuits and what to do when served with a lawsuit can help alleviate some of the stress about the situation and help make the process run more smoothly. Article covers: who can be served, who defends a lawsuit, how MCIT liability coverage responds to a lawsuit and helpful procedures to manage risks.
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Answers to common questions about recording board meetings in regards to the Minnesota Open Meeting Law and Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. Questions include issues related to recording closed meetings, retention length of recordings of closed meetings, release of recordings.
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Park and recreation areas, by virtue of the activities they attract, tend to foster claims against the municipalities that own them. Individuals injured while frequenting a member-owned park or recreation area may look to the member for payment of their damages. The defense of these claims involves the application of several common law and statutory defenses, including several immunities for park and recreation areas owned by public entities.
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Local officials are generally prohibited from receiving gifts. However questions arise regarding who is defined as a local official and what constitutes a gift. A review of Minnesota statutes provides guidance on this issue.
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The attorney-client privilege may be waived by sharing protected information or documents with an individual outside of the attorney-client relationship. If this privilege is waived either intentionally or unintentionally, the documents and conversations may have to be produced to a requesting party, which could be opposing counsel.
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Public entities must ensure website accessibility and social media accessibility to everyone, including individuals with disabilities, for their sites—both state and federal law require it.