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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

California Court of Appeal Finds Homeowner Association has Standing to Bring Inverse Condemnation Suit Related to Los Angeles Transit Route

In Sierra Palms Homeowners Association a homeowner’s association brought suit against a municipal entity for [...]

California Court of Appeal Affords Substantial Deference to Fish and Game Commission in Determining Whether Delisting Petitions May Move Forward

In January, the California Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District upheld a decision [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Procedure For Challenging Regulations Defining the Scope of the Clean Water Act, Leaving Substance Unresolved

Reversing a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court held that challenges to [...]

Can the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designate Uninhabitable Areas as ‘Critical Habitat’ of a Listed Species—Must Courts Defer to Its Interpretation of the ESA?

Can areas unoccupied and uninhabitable by a species listed under the federal Endangered Species Act [...]