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Charter Cities Challenge Legislation Restricting Access to State Funding Based on Compliance with Prevailing Wage Law

Cities Sue State Calling SB 7 an Unconstitutional Restriction on Municipal Affairs - Several California charter cities challenged the constitutionality of Senate Bill 7 (SB 7) last week by filing a writ of mandate and...more

The Mechanics of Mechanics Liens

One of the most effective payment remedies for direct contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers is the mechanics lien. First conceived by Thomas Jefferson to encourage construction of the then “new” capital city of...more

Rogers Towers: Florida’s Statute of Repose – Safely Afloat In Troubled Waters - U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of Minnesota...

On May 29, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States denied certiorari in one of the most interesting, albeit troubling, construction-related cases to make national headlines since United States v. Spearin, 248 U.S. 132...more

IP/Entertainment Law Weekly Case Update for Motion Picture Studios and Television Networks - January 20, 2012

Table of Contents: •Golan v. Holder U.S. Supreme Court affirms decision of Tenth Circuit holding that federal law restoring copyright protection to foreign works previously in the public domain does not violate...more

The Year 2010 In Review: Public Works Projects

This article is the fifth in a series summarizing construction law developments for 2010. In This article: A. Bidding 1. Great West Contractors Inc. v. Irvine School District, 187 Cal. App. 4th 1425 (4th Dist. Aug....more

Who Knew that Mary Carter was Involved in Construction Law?

A Mary Carter agreement is a settlement agreement between a plaintiff and defendant in which the defendant remains an active party to the litigation and the claim also proceeds against other parties. The Courts have always...more

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