Clearinghouse: How Not to Get Sued by the State

As a service to TML member cities, the League has developed this informational clearinghouse  containing information about how to avoid getting sued by the state’s attorney general over issues relating to municipal government.

Here’s the first item:

  • Express an opinion about the constitutionality of a new state law, and you might get sued.  View the case (PDF).  Note to members: It’s not necessary that you actually take any action to refuse to comply with the new state law.  Mere opinion about the law seems to be enough.