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PA Private Road Act may facilitate unconstitutional takings
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2010

The PA Supreme Court recently ruled that the PA Private Road Act may facilitate unconstitutional takings


Supreme Court asked to address pretextual condemnation
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to decide “what category of takings are subject to heightened judicial scrutiny, and when is the risk of undetected favoritism so acute that an exercise of eminent domain can be presumed invalid?”


Failure to disclose that house was location of murder suicide can be basis for lawsuit
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2011

The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently ruled that a home seller and agent can be sued for failing to disclose a murdersuicide in a house for sale


Supreme Court considers temporary takings case
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

The US Supreme Court recently heard oral argument regarding a condemnation case which could have significant impacts


Pennsylvania adopts "restyled rules of evidence"
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2013

On January 17, 2013, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court rescinded the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence and adopted "restyled rules of evidence" which take


Tax Court eliminates draft reports from discovery
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2012

One important issue for litigation experts to always consider is whether their draft reports can be obtained by another party via discovery


Supreme Court restates that temporary interference with property may cause taking
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2012

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court released its unanimous opinion in Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v. United States


Pa court reaffirms that where declaration of taking is filed de facto taking can only be asserted through preliminary objections
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2011

A Pennsylvania condemnee has two procedural mechanisms to assert a de facto taking


21 names nominated for Philadelphia Board of Property Assessment Appeals
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2010

A nominating panel submitted 21 names to Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter as candidates for the Board of Property Assessment Appeals


Commonwealth Court permits PennDOT condemnation of agricultural lands
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2010

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently ruled that PennDOT met its burden to condemn agricultural property for a project in Lebanon County