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Illinois court: municipal zoning and stormwater laws apply to school district's construction project
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2014

Much of land use law involves questions over the breadth of local government powers. Today, we're looking at a spat between two units of local


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


Federal Court determines that the Fair Housing Act applies to university housing
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • April 23 2013

In United States of America v. University of Nebraska at Kearney, et al., the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska granted


What happens when the United States condemns a street, road or public highway?
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2015

Generally when the United States takes property pursuant to its eminent domain authority, “just compensation” is based on the market value of the


Grand Jury finds Oakland City Council member broke ethics rules in interfering with a housing development next door to her home
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • June 24 2016

In a final report issued June 21, 2016, the Alameda County Grand Jury found that an Oakland City Council member used her position and office to


U.S. Elections Implications for International Business
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2017

The 2016 elections produced a seismic quake that hit Washington, D.C. with the surprise election of Donald Trump as president and the near


Trending: ownerdeveloper responsibilities for compliance with the ADA and the FHA
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

Real estate investors and developers of public accommodations and facilities, both large and small, should take note of recent case-law regarding


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


State, Local Taxes on Tribal Leases Vulnerable After California Court Order
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2016

A California district court recently issued an order that signals it is likely to invalidate Riverside County's imposition of a possessory interest


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