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Since the beginning of my law practice I have been very focused on government related work. I became a lawyer to help people. I saw that there were issues with the laws and I wanted to be a …

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A Supreme Court Denial Creates an Uncertain Foundation for Affordable Housing Attempts

Often, United States Supreme Court cases have repercussions and wide-ranging effects that are a predictable outgrowth of the particular holdings. What is not always so clear, however, is the way in which denying certiorari (turning down the opportunity to hear and decide a case) can affect those with a stake in the outcome of a particular interpretation. In the case of California Building Industry Association v. City of San Jose,[1] the denial of certiorari by the Supreme Court may have a profound impact on both affordable housing and the housing industry itself in the short term.


[1] 61 Cal. 4th 435 (2015) More >

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