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Court Decisions

June 24, 2019, 7am PDT
The decision in Knick v. Township of Scott prompted a response from the American Planning Association.
American Planning Association
June 20, 2018, 1pm PDT
The failed "Fair Share Amendment" would have taxed the wealthy to pay for transportation and education.
WBUR
June 19, 2018, 8am PDT
The legal controversy over the Genesee Power Plant in Flint, Michigan has finally ended, with a court forcing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to better investigate and resolve complaints of environmental discrimination.
Pacific Standard
April 16, 2018, 2pm PDT
Pittsburgh will continue its pursuit of a "source of income" law to protect against housing discrimination.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
April 9, 2018, 10am PDT
A King County Superior Court judge recently struck down the city of Seattle's first-in-time rental regulation, in a decision that will likely be appealed.
The Urbanist
March 2, 2018, 7am PST
Unlike banning sales of new internal combustion vehicles at a future date, the German court ruling applies to the operation of older, diesel-powered cars in the country's most polluted cities. It's up to the cities, though, to enact the bans.
The New York Times
July 26, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of Seattle has finally been compelled to maintain pedestrian infrastructure in keeping with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Urbanist
April 21, 2017, 9am PDT
Plans for a wind energy facility have been vacated after environmentalists successfully challenged the environmental review for the project.
AP via The Oregonian
March 28, 2017, 5am PDT
The Pier 55 proposal made a big splash in New York when it was proposed in 2014, but now it appears headed for the trash bin of history.
The Architect's Newspaper