SCOPO Legal Issues


Court Rejects Statute of Limitations Defense to Disciplinary Action

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel California’s Third District Court of Appeal last week rejected a parole agent’s attempt to have the disciplinary action against him dismissed under the statute of limitations in the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act. I..

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U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Friedrichs by 4-4 Vote

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel At the last SCOPO board meeting, we discussed Friedrichs v. Cal. Teachers Ass’n, et al., a case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court in which California public school teachers are challenging agency shop laws and the fair share fee syst..

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Court Upholds Retired Deputy’s Right to Appeal Suspension

By Christopher W. Miller, Esq. SCOPO General Counsel A deputy who retired while his administrative appeal from a suspension without pay was pending before the San Bernardino County Civil Service Commission will have his day in court after the Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld his rig..

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