NY Court of Appeals Rejects SEQRA and Consistency with LWRP and Zoning Ordinance Claims Finds Moot Issue

NY Court of Appeals Rejects SEQRA and Consistency with LWRP and Zoning Ordinance Claims Finds Moot Issue

Posted by: Patricia Salkin | June 30, 2023

NY Court of Appeals Rejects SEQRA and Consistency with LWRP and Zoning Ordinance Claims Finds Moot Issue

The petitioner filed Section 78 which continues to invalidate the Erie Canal Port Development Corporation’s

Texas governor names second interim attorney general ahead of Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial

Texas governor names second interim attorney general ahead of Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has picked a longtime aide to serve as the state’s second acting attorney general following Republican Ken Paxton’s historic impeachment on allegations of misconduct and crimes, the governor’s office announced Monday.

Angela Colmenero

Court of Appeal GA Affirms Board of Commissioners Acted in Legislative Capacity When Requiring Rezoning and Not in a Quasi Judicial Capacity

Court of Appeal GA Affirms Board of Commissioners Acted in Legislative Capacity When Requiring Rezoning and Not in a Quasi Judicial Capacity

This post was written by Tyler Doan, Esq.

The Cook (Cook) Community purchased approximately 32.6 acres of land in Hall County to build about 200 attached townhouses. At the time of purchase, the land was classified as agricultural housing. Cook

Court of Appeal IA Affirms the Granting of Exceptions Allowing Convertible Churches in Residential Areas to be Used for Small Gathering Rooms

Court of Appeal IA Affirms the Granting of Exceptions Allowing Convertible Churches in Residential Areas to be Used for Small Gathering Rooms

This post was written by Tyler Doan, Esq.

The petitioners initially opposed granting an exception to local zoning regulations to allow a converted church in a single-family living area to be used as a “small gathering space” for community events

Attorney general denies whistleblower claims of interference in Hunter Biden investigation

Attorney general denies whistleblower claims of interference in Hunter Biden investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland pushed back Friday against claims from IRS whistleblowers that the Justice Department interfered with the investigation into Hunter Biden, saying more broadly that attacks on the department’s independence are corrosive.

The Republican-led House

Attorney Bryan Kohberger says there is ‘no connection’ between him and the Idaho students who were killed

Attorney Bryan Kohberger says there is ‘no connection’ between him and the Idaho students who were killed

In a new court filing by an attorney for Bryan Kohberger, the suspect in the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students last fall, attorney Jay Logsdon argued “there is no connection between Mr. Kohberger and the victims.”

“There

PA Court of Appeals Finds Competing Hotel Owners Have No Right to Challenge Zoning Board Decisions

PA Court of Appeals Finds Competing Hotel Owners Have No Right to Challenge Zoning Board Decisions

This post was written by Gabriella Mickel, 2024 JD candidate, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

In this case, the owner of a competing hotel, South Bethlehem Associates, LP, challenged the Bethlehem Township Pennsylvania Zoning Board’s decision