Nearly everyone would likely agree that a truly frivolous lawsuit or court motion is a bad thing – except the person filing it. In other words, for most people frivolous tactics are a nightmare, while for a few they are a business model.
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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Review of California Supreme Court Decision Upholding San Jose Inclusionary Housing Ordinance
To the surprise of most in the courtroom that day, Justice Clarence Thomas asked his first question from the bench in more than 10 years.
It is an understatement to say that pursuing a claim against the government for a Fifth Amendment regulatory taking is difficult.
Projects in coastal zones are more complicated because there will likely be a coastal land-use plan and the coastal commission can influence whether they go forward.
If a landowner allows someone to use his or her property, that neighborly accommodation may ripen into a permanent easement-type property interest across the property.
With the “housing collapse” and the ensuing “foreclosure crisis” behind us, it is time to assess the myriad changes in the law of mortgage lending and foreclosure enacted in response to the crisis.