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The newest sign for some sign ordinances: stop
  • McBrayer McGinnis Leslie & Kirkland PLLC
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

Sign ordinances and regulations are a fixture of city and county zoning and land use regulations, designed to prevent unattractive clutter from


Condemning municipalities not required to negotiate with mortgagees
  • Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
  • 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


Reasonable accommodation update: DOJ files another case concerning service animals
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2011

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit this week against a university and various university employees in Nebraska alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act (FHA) by discriminating against students with disabilities


Supreme Court opens door to suits challenging federal agency actions
  • Polsinelli PC
  • USA
  • April 4 2012

On March 21, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision effectively broadening the circumstances under which parties may go to court to seek review from final agency actions


U.S. District Court Denies Penobscot Nation's Claim to Penobscot River
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

On December 16, 2015, Judge Singal issued his decision in the Penobscot Indian Nation v. Mills lawsuit, in which the Penobscot Indian Nation (PIN


Governmental services - Indiana Court of Appeals provides incentive for cities and towns to declare exclusive sewer service territories outside their borders
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2014

In a landmark opinion that gives municipalities around Indiana needed guidance, the Indiana Court of Appeals has held that a city or town can obtain


Court of Appeal upholds San Jose inclusionary Housing Ordinance as legitimate exercise of local police power
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2013

In a recent decision, California's Sixth District Court of Appeal reversed a trial court order and upheld the City of San Jose's Inclusionary Housing


State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2014

Bernard Nash and Milton A. Marquis Hot News Blog Post: Think You're Not a Holder of Unclaimed Property? Think Again! All 50 states have unclaimed


Illinois Appellate Court holds City of Chicago tax on cars rented outside of but used within the city valid
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

An Illinois Appellate Court, in Hertz Corp. v. City of Chicago, 2015 IL App (1st) 123210 (Sept. 22, 2015), gave the City of Chicago (City) permission


N.C. Court of Appeals denies bid to return watersewer "impact fees"
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2015

Impact fees are defined, generally, as a charge on new development to pay for the construction or expansion of off-site capital improvements that are