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Fox Rothschild LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court considered the Fair Housing Act (FHA) earlier today when it held oral argument in a Texas case to answer the question if "disparate impact" claims are cognizable under the FHA.
Reed Smith
The EB-5 Visa Program has become an increasingly popular vehicle for real estate project financing in the United States.
Fox Rothschild LLP
One of the first bills introduced in the newly convened North Carolina State Legislature seeks to limit condemnation powers.
Womble Carlyle
Portending what is likely to be a significant legislative session for local government powers and real property rights in North Carolina, the first "substantial" bill introduced in the 2015-2016 session of the North Carolina General Assembly takes aim at State government's and local government's ability to take property for economic development purposes.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Complex construction cases are rarely tried to a jury in Kentucky.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
A recent intermediate appellate court decision demonstrates how a complex legal relationship can significantly prejudice a fabricator/erector’s entitlement to its contract balance and payment for extra work.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
A recent decision by the Supreme Court, New York County, reaffirmed the law as it applies to important issues relating to a surety’s defenses to a claim for delay damages made under a payment bond.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Effective January 1, 2015, commercial landlords are prohibited from entering into leases or other occupancy agreements that include any unreasonable restriction or prohibition on the installation or use of an electric vehicle charging station.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
While a contractor generally has a right to a time extension and damages stemming from a delay caused by the owner, the owner may be able to assert several defenses.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Professional consultants and sub-consultants provide essential services to a Project during its planning, design, construction, and acceptance.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
The Massachusetts Supreme Court held that the "economic loss rule is not applicable to the damage caused to the common areas of a condominium building as a result of the builder’s negligence."
Fox Rothschild LLP
One of my favorite posts of the year — the Top Ten Fair Housing Defense Blog entries of the previous year, as ranked by readers.
Mayer Brown
A railroad cannot charge rent to a petroleum pipeline on rights-of-way where the title claimed by the railroad is derived from 19th-century land grants by the US Congress.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously authorized the City Attorney to establish a Land Use/CEQA Panel to defend the City in CEQA and land use lawsuits.
Fox Rothschild LLP
A resolution to move forward with the pursuit of Galaxy Gardens by means of eminent domain may have been added to the agenda for a January Woodcliff Lake meeting.
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
This is a new change that is being sought by current residents in these areas who are opposed to construction noise at night.
Reed Smith
On November 10, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for a writ of certiorari in a case entitled Douglas F. Whitman v. United States.
Duane Morris LLP
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie re-extended New Jersey's Permit Extension Act, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-136.1 et seq., for a third time by enacting Assembly Bill 3815.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Happy New Year Fair Housing Defense Blog readers.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In the case of Lynch v. California Coastal Commission (D064120; Cal.App.4th 658; San Diego Superior Court; 37-2011-00058666-CU-WM-NC), the California Supreme Court has granted a petition for review of the decision by the Fourth Appellate District (Division One) upholding a prior decision in which the California Coastal Commission denied bluff-top homeowners’ petition for a coastal development permit to reconstruct a seawall and access stairs that would provide the homeowners with private beach a
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Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
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Thompson Coburn LLP
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Duane Morris LLP
A recent appellate decision confirms that an indemnity in a construction equipment installment sales contract did not continue once final payment was made.
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