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Focus on eminent domain continues with law changes

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2008

Eminent domain is the power held by certain federal, state and local governmental entities as well as certain private entities to take private property for a public use

DC Circuit, applying Supreme Court's decision in Safeco to False Claims Act, finds lack of "reckless disregard" in FCA allegations based on ambiguous government requirements

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2008

In a decision issued yesterday, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit affirmed the dismissal of FCA allegations that were premised on what the court found to be ambiguous requirements in mortgage notes that were the basis of Federal claims, relying on the Supreme Court's decision in Safeco and specifically applying that case to define "reckless disregard" under the False Claims Act

Recent decisions of interest

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2008

Tax Commissioner may not exempt property from taxation unless the exempt use began by the tax lien date (January 1) of the year for which the exemption is sought

Religious institutions update: January 2013

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2013

In 2000, Congress enacted the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, 42 U.S.C. 2000cc et seq. (RLUIPA), in recognition that "new, small, or

Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District No. 11-1447, 570 U.S. __ (2013)

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

On June 25, 2013, the US Supreme Court issued a decision clarifying the limitations the constitution places on the power of governments to exact

Acceptable zoning criterion allows village to exclude religious assembly

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2010

The Village of Hazel Crest refused to allow the River of Life Kingdom Ministries ("Ministries") to locate its church in a commercial area of the village

Silence is golden for local development agency

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2010

Local government has to let you in the door, but they don't have to let you speak, according to a Florida appeals court's interpretation of the state open meetings law

What the courts are saying...

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2009

Our first case for the month of November comes from the Court of Appeals for Ohio, Ninth Appellate District

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

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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