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Here’s the State of Hawaii’s Brief in Opposition in a case we’ve been following for what seems like forever. Check it out. The State waived response, but after a whole bunch of amici filed briefs in support of a cert grant (ours included), at least one of the Justices wanted to hear its arguments in opposition.  Instead of the State’s “Solicitor General” filing the brief, it hired a SCOTUS player to…
Check this out, the latest episode of the Pendulum Land Podcast, in which we briefly return to chat about what’s on the Thanksgiving menu (hint: Spam® and oysters). Spam® because we 808 people like that stuff, and oysters because the Virginia Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in an important inverse condemnation case involving…oysters. More on that case here, including the briefs. Stream the episode above, or download it here. Haiku…
Check this out, the Complaint we filed a couple of weeks ago in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, in Grano v. Rappahannock Elec. Coop., No. 3:20-cv-00065-NKM (W.D. Va. Oct. 28, 2020). It’s not a true “takings” case because the claims for relief are limited to due process and Contract Clause and the plaintiffs are not seeking just compensation, but there’s a takings flavor, because the due process problem alleged is…
Today, Friday, November 13, 2020, is the day that the Supreme Court is scheduled to decide whether to decide a case we’ve been following for a long time (and one in which we filed an amicus brief urging the Court to take up the case). In Cedar Point Nursery v. Shiroma, 923 F.3d 524 (May 8, 2019), a 2-1 panel of the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a complaint for failure…