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Written By: Tayler Hansford
Member, American Journal of Trial Advocacy
Perhaps one of the most unknown, yet very controversial topics in law and local government is the amount of power county, city, and town (“local”) governments should be given to govern their respective areas. The amount of power local governments hold largely depends on how the state in which the local government sits views the power structure of state and local government. Continue reading “Dillon’s Rule and Home Rule: The History Behind the Two Prevailing Views on the Powers of Local Government and What That Looks Like in Alabama”