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Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
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Attorney: Arizona Can't Implement Immigration Law Without Racial Profiling
Supreme Court Decision Could Spur New Immigration Laws
Evolving Free Speech Legislation Threatens the Rights of Property Owners
Free Speech and Shopping Malls: Resources to Help Landlords and Property Owners Stay Compliant
The United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina recently dismissed an Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) case filed by Denise Payne, a Florida resident, and National Alliance for Accessibility,...more
Today, on behalf Owners' Counsel of America, we filed this amicus brief in Koontz v. St Johns River Water Mgmt Dist., No. 11-1447 (cert. granted Oct. 5, 2012). That's the case asking whether the "essential nexus" and "rough...more
There is conflict between the free speech rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and the right of shopping mall owners. Shopping malls are considered pseudo public spaces by California courts so many free speech tenets...more
Ever since the Pruneyard decision, public shopping malls have been seen as an extension of the public square. Although the property is private, protesters have free speech rights granted by the U.S. and California...more
We've covered in the past the impacts property and business owners suffer when government agencies plan for public projects. We've also covered when agency planning crosses the line and results in precondemnation damages or...more
When we think of some of the most well-recognized and controversial decisions from our judicial system, cases like Roe v. Wade (abortion) and Dred Scott v. Sandford (slavery) come to mind. Within our group of right of way...more
Today, on behalf of the Manufactured Housing Institute, we filed this amicus brief (also available below) in the U.S. Supreme Court in Guggenheim v. City of Goleta, No. 10-1125 (petition for cert. filed Mar. 11, 2011).
A landlord association challenged by a hybrid Article 78 and Declaratory Judgment action a Village of Brockport, New York local law, LL8-2008, which requires landlords to register their properties with the code enforcement...more
Are business losses compensable as part of "just compensation" when a business property is taken by eminent domain? This article surveys the circumstances around the United States in which business profits and good will may...more
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Court Allows a Citizen's Civil Rights Claims to Proceed Against a School Board President Accused of Silencing Speech
A U.S. District Court in Virginia recently held that a jury should decide whether to...more
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