Weekly litigation update — October 7, 2017

October 07, 2017 | By JAMES BURLING

New lawsuit challenging ESA overreach WOTUS at SCOTUS on Wednesday An end to mobilehome park fight in Palo Alto Opposing another legislative tax-limitation end-run, this time in Arizona Motion for Judgment attacking unconstitutional permit fees New lawsuit challenging ESA overreach This week we filed a complaint challenging the 2016 biological opin ...


Weekly litigation report — January 14, 2017

January 14, 2017 | By JAMES BURLING

Supreme Court grants cert in WOTUS rule case Supreme Court grants review in freedom of contract case Economic liberty case argued at Oregon Supreme Court Warning over manatee listing Brief filed in mobile home park extortion case Non-native wolves are not endangered  Support for hair braiders Alaskan wetland case filings Amicus brief in Drakes Bay ...


Weekly litigation report — July 1, 2016

July 01, 2016 | By JAMES BURLING

California Supreme Court to take up tax case The right to a jury when the federal government takes your property Appeal filed in mobile home case Loss in gopher frog critical habitat challenge Union trespassing upheld Stack and pack upheld — loss for property owners Adverse asbestos decision and peanut butter sandwiches California Supreme Cou ...


Laurel Park oral argument today

August 08, 2012 | By BRIAN HODGES

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral argument today in Laurel Park Community, LLC v. City of Tumwater.  As readers will recall, the issue in this case is whether a city ordinance that prohibits mobile home park owners from using their property for almost anything but a mobile home park constitutes a taking, … ...