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Condemning municipalities not required to negotiate with mortgagees

  • Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

In Borough of Merchantville v. Malik & Son, LLC (A-3745-11T4), decided on February 5, 2013 and approved for publication, the New Jersey Appellate

Richmond casino case: how early is too early for CEQA?

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 15 2010

In Parchester Village Neighborhood Council v. City of Richmond, the California Court of Appeal recently held that the City of Richmond’s decision to enter into a Municipal Services Agreement (MSA) with a Native American tribe did not constitute a “project” requiring California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review, even though the agreement effectively committed the City to a particular course of action

Bureau of Indian Affairs proposes regulations in light of Patchak

  • Snell & Wilmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 29 2013

Last year's decisive (8-1) decision by the United States Supreme Court in Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians v. Patchak, 132 S. Ct

Odnr policy violated lake-side property owners’ rights

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 15 2011

Consistent with Ohio’s Constitution and its historical case law, the Ohio Supreme Court once again strongly protected property rights in the September 14 case of State ex rel. Merrill v. Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Slip Opinion No. 2011-Ohio-4612

Southern District of Florida overrules corps' attempt to broaden its wetlands jurisdiction through the Stockton rules

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2010

On September 28, 2010, U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore of the Southern District of Florida entered an order setting aside and enjoining enforcement of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ guidance documents (Issue Paper Regarding “Normal Circumstances”, ECF No. 18-22; Memorandum for South Atlantic Division Commander, ECF No. 18-23), which together had significantly modified the Corps’ interpretation of its wetlands regulation that states: “Waters of the United States do not include prior converted cropland.” 33 C.F.R. 328(a)(8

Court finds broker entitled to 1 commission on $20 million construction project under theory of quantum meruit: Zere Real Estate Servs., Inc. v Parr

  • Farrell Fritz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2011

In an April 19, 2011, decision by Justice Pines, the court ruled in favor of plaintiff-real estate broker against defendant general contractor after a five-day trial on a claim to recover a finder’s fee under a theory of quantum meruit

Illinois Supreme Court clarifies calculation of interest on property tax refunds

  • Franczek Radelet PC
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  • USA
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  • May 24 2011

Last week, the Illinois Supreme Court settled the question of how interest should be calculated on property tax refunds when it ruled on General Motors Corporation v. Pappas

PA court confirms County must pay compensation of Board of View

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2012

The Commonwealth Court of PA recently ruled that the County and not the parties must pay the compensation of a Board of View in an eminent domain case

Indiana Court of Appeals rejects tort claims acts arguments in dispute over city sewer line

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2011

The Indiana Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment in favor of the City of Evansville based on an untimely tort claims notice under the Tort Claims Act

Arizona Supreme Court clarifies ‘Gift Clause' limits on public payments to private parties

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2010

On January 25, 2010, the Arizona Supreme Court issued its decision in Turken v. Gordon, et al, Ariz. S. Ct. No. CV-09-0042-PR, addressing the limits imposed by the Arizona Constitution’s “Gift Clause” on public payments to private parties