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CEQA-in-reverse case opening brief filed in California Supreme Court
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • January 15 2014

The California Building Industry Association (CBIA) laid out its case that CEQA contains no general directive requiring analysis of the existing


“Bag it!” third published CEQA “bag ban” decision upholds San Francisco’s ordinance as categorically exempt while slamming plaintiff’s arguments
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • January 10 2014

Plaintiff Save the Plastic Bag Coalition (Coalition) lost a third consecutive published appellate decision in its litigation campaign to require EIRs


California court holds that a tripartite attorney-client relationship exists between a title insurer, its insured and counsel retained by the title insurer
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

Ten years ago, a California Court of Appeal took a relatively narrow view of the attorney-client privilege in conjunction with claims investigation


A cautionary tale on holding title: marriage license does not override domestic partnership agreement
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • January 22 2013

A recent case, the Estate of Wilson, 2012 WL 6216869 (1st Dist. 2012), illustrates generally why escrow holders should avoid giving advice to parties


CEQA’s standards for subsequent review to be addressed by Supreme Court
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • March 25 2014

In a rare grant of review of an unpublished case, the California Supreme Court granted review on January 15, 2014 of the decision in Friends of the


The direction of CEQA “reform” under proposed SB 731: one step up and three steps back?
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

There has been a lot of buzz around proposed SB 731, which is working its way through the State Legislature and will be heard Monday, May 20, in the


Trustee empowered to void foreclosure sale where error discovered before delivery of trustee’s deed
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • May 21 2013

California’s Supreme Court affirmed a trustee’s right to void a non-judicial foreclosure sale based on mistakes in the foreclosure process discovered


The year in CEQA: a look back
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

My October 31 presentation with David Ivester for the Bay Planning Coalition on recent CEQA developments brought home the fact that while there has


CEQA, sausages, and the art of the possible: a closer look at SB 743’s general CEQA reform provisions
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • September 18 2013

In a flurry of eleventh-hour activity following Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's withdrawal of SB 731 from consideration (see 91313


Steinberg drops statewide CEQA Reform Bill (SB 731) after meeting with Governor Brown
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

Proposed legislative CEQA reform for 2013 has gone out, not with a bang, but with a ... dribble? After meeting with Governor Brown, on September