Well, that was fast!

December 22, 2016 | By DAMIEN SCHIFF

Yesterday, the California Supreme Court denied without opinion our petition for review in Building Industry Association — Bay Area v. City of San Ramon (a mere two days after we filed our reply brief!). The case challenged San Ramon’s new Mello-Roos special tax and levying ordinance under the Act as well as the federal and state constitutions. Although the state supreme court’s decision means that our state law claims are definitively over, we still have the opportunity to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review our due process and retaliation claims. So stay tuned!