Arguing over words and a whole lot more in the California Court of Appeal

October 01, 2012 | By JENNIFER THOMPSON

We recently filed an amicus brief in JHP LLC v. Japp, a case pending before the California First District Court of Appeal.  At issue is the scope of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection‘s (CalFire) authority to regulate “timberland” under the Z’Berg-Nejedly Forest Practice Act.  Under that Act, CalFire ...