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A California court of appeal recently rejected a landowner’s claim that newly purchased replacement property should be exempt from reassessment and the establishment of a new base year value because the landowner sold his...more
SSB3141, a bill that would increase Iowa’s gas tax by five cents per year in 2013 and 2014, took another tentative step forward this week when it was voted out of the Senate Transportation Committee. The bill would...more
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- Marzulla Law Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Standing of Municipal Taxpayers
In February 2009, Highway J Citizens Group, U.A., an associationin southeastern Wisconsin that promotes...more
In a highly anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court ruled on December 29, 2011, that legislation adopted in July to dissolve redevelopment agencies is constitutional, but that legislation adopted concurrently to...more
After months of legal uncertainty, the California Supreme Court today issued its opinion in California Redevelopment Association, et al. v. Matosantos, Case No. S194861, marking the end of California’s 400+ redevelopment...more
In an opinion filed December 29, 2011, the California Supreme Court upheld Assembly Bill 1X 26, which dissolves redevelopment agencies as of October 1, 2011. The opinion also invalidated Assembly Bill 1X 27, which provides...more
The Virginia Supreme Court issued these new opinions affecting Virginia local government law on June 9, 2011:
100347 Riverside Owner v. City of Richmond 06/09/2011
In a taxpayers’ action for relief from allegedly...more
This article examines how far an opposing counsel may go in cross examining an adverse expert witness in an effort to prove the bias of that witness before a judge or jury....more
Summaries from the Virginia Supreme Court website of today’s opinions affecting Virginia local government law:
091455 Town of Leesburg v. Giordano 11/04/2010 In an action against a town challenging an ordinance that...more
The Virginia Supreme Court released two opinions directly impacting local government law today. Discussion of the two cases will follow in subsequent posts.
Here is the Virginia Supreme Court’s summary of the case...more
A very unusual appeals brief involving a very unusual taxation case, both factually and procedurally. It is an appeal from a decision of the Law Division, Superior Court. The case was settled following the Appellate...more
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