We've been following the Ninth Circuit Guggenheim case for more than a year. That Court's change in its holding between the initial decision by a three-judge panel and the subsequent en banc decision, coupled with the considerable attention the decision received, led many to think the case was ripe for Supreme Court review.
Today, we learned that the Supreme Court denied the owner's Petition for Writ of Certiorari, meaning the en banc Court's decision will stand. (As a reminder, that opinion held that the City of Goleta's rent control ordinance did not constitute a taking, despite the ...
Last week was quite busy in the world of California eminent domain, and the start of this week appears to be no different. A few updates:
- International Right of Way Assocation (IRWA) Chapter 67 is holding its annual, half-day seminar on May 10 at the Holiday Inn in Santa Ana (sorry for the late notice). The seminar is focused on mobilehome acquisitions and appraisals, and there are a number of great speakers lined up. (I'll also give a quick update on the City of Los Angeles v. Plotkin decision involving precondemnation damages.) I hope to see you there.
- The Marysville Joint Unified ...
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