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|Steps To Justice|
Blucher Law Group LLC;
January 3, 2011What the property owner or business owner should consider in eminent domain.
|Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decision Puts Private Road Act at Risk|
Megan Daly King; Saul Ewing LLP;
November 29, 2010, previously published on November 2010On September 30, 2010, in a 4-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania decided In the Matter of: Opening a Private Road ex rel. O’Reilly, 5 A.3d 246 (Pa. 2010). The Supreme Court reviewed the Commonwealth Court’s determination that the Pennsylvania Private Road Act does not effect...
|Eminent-Domain Reform Bill Advances in New Jersey State Senate, But Does Not Take a Big Leap|
George J. Kroculick, Michael J. McCalley; Duane Morris LLP;
October 25, 2010, previously published on October 21, 2010On October 7, 2010, the New Jersey Senate's Community and Urban Affairs Committee approved S-1451, a bill intended to give property owners greater rights in condemnation cases and redevelopment projects (the "Bill"). Namely, the Bill, which is sponsored by Sen. Ronald Rice, D-Essex, is an...
|Displaced Property Owner May Not Recover Expenses In Eminent Domain Proceeding That Are Deemed Nonrecoverable By Relocation Assistance Act|
William T. Chisum, Mona Ebrahimi; Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard A Law Corporation;
September 2, 2010, previously published on August 24, 2010In Los Angeles Unified School District v. Casasola, (--- Cal.Rptr.3d ----, Cal.App. 2 Dist., August 5, 2010), a court of appeal addressed whether property owners who were displaced when a school district condemned their property could “recover under the eminent domain law expenditures...
|Supreme Court Narrows Possible Securities Fraud Claims against Foreign Issuers|
Ambreen A. Delawalla; Alston & Bird LLP;
July 27, 2010, previously published on July 14, 2010The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued its decision in a so-called “foreign cubed” securities case, Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., No. 08-1191, 2010 WL 2518523 (U.S. June 24, 2010). The Court held that a foreign investor’s complaint against a foreign issuer in...
|U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Takings Clause in Florida Case|
Roderick E. Walston; Best Best & Krieger LLP;
June 30, 2010, previously published on June 21, 2010The U. S. Supreme Court waded into a thorny constitutional thicket by considering whether the courts, like other branches of government, are subject to the limitations of the Takings Clause of the U. S. Constitution when they change the definition of property. Under the Takings Clause, the...
|You're Going to Do What With My Property? - City of Stockton v. Marina Towers, LLC (2009) 171 Cal.App.4th 93|
Michael R. Kiesling, Antony D. Nash, Steven S. Wall; Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP;
May 18, 2010, previously published on May 7, 2010May a public entity condemn property first, then decide what to do with that property later? The answer, according to the recent decision of the California Court of Appeal in City of Stockton v. Marina Towers, is a resounding “no!”
The Law Office of Harper J. Dimmerman P.C.;
May 13, 2010, previously published by Philadelphia Bar Association on May 10, 2010There is an inherent limitation regarding the power of eminent domain. On paper, it seems reasonable that governmental entities would need the flexibility and autonomy to acquire private property, for the sake of infrastructural enhancements and progress in general. Yet defining the concept of...
|Recent Changes to SEC Rating Agency Reform Impose Burdensome Requirements on Structured Products Participants
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
March 16, 2010, previously published on March 3, 2010Recent amendments to rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (“NRSROs”) will require persons seeking a rating of structured products and asset backed securities to establish and maintain a...
|Local, Family-Owned Pool Table Retailer Faces Off Against Caltrans over I-215 Domain
John C. Murphy; Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP;
February 17, 2010, previously published on January 27, 2010Ken Renfroe, long-time San Bernardino County resident, and family patriarch, opened Games for Fun - a manufacturer and retailer of game room tables and accessories - in San Bernardino in 1984. The Renfroe family built, over 25 years, a thriving Southern California business...But after 25 years,...