Marzulla Law Legal Report - February 2012

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In This Newsletter:

- 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 proper land use decisions,  filed a lawsuit in a Wisconsin state court challenging the Village of Richfield's annexation of land from the neighboring town of Polk that is not contiguous to Richfield's established boundaries. Claiming that the annexation violated State law, Highway J argued that any tax payments made by Richfield to the town of Polk (to compensate Polk for lost property taxes) would be an illegal municipal expenditure of taxpayer funds...

- Marzulla Law InThe News:

60 Minutes Features The Three Antelope Issue...

- Testimonial

"Because of the impressive, high-quality legal work of Nancie andRoger, our municipal taxpayer standing case has attracted significant national attention and amicus brief support...

- Spotlight: Jeffery M. Gonyo

Jeffrey M. Gonyo is both client and co-counsel with Marzulla Law in the matter of Highway J Citizens Group, U.A. v. Village of Richfield, a case pertaining to municipal taxpayer standing, whichis currently being considered by the United States Supreme Court...

- Staff Spotlight: Hayley Easton Neal

Hayley Neal is a recent graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, and is presently a law clerk at Marzulla Law. With her dedication to legal advocacy, and professionalism, Haley is an undeniable asset to our firm...

- About Marzulla Law

Marzulla Law, LLC is a Washington D.C.-based law firm. Nancie G. Marzulla and Roger J. Marzulla help property owners get paid just compensation when the Government takes their property through inverse condemnation...

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Tax Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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