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Private School Fights City Over Expansion Plans

  • June 5, 2012
  • by Daniel P. Dalton
  • Category: RLUIPA

Dalton & Tomich client, Academy of Our Lady of Peace's litigation against the City of San Diego is highlighted in the San Diego Daily Transcript on June 4, 2012. /~daltontomich/wp-content/uploads/attachments/SanDiegoSourceDailyTranscript_OLPTrialArticle_060412_copy.pdf

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Private School Fights City Over Expansion Plans

  • June 5, 2012
  • by Daniel P. Dalton
  • Category: RLUIPA

Dalton & Tomich client, Academy of Our Lady of Peace’s litigation against the City of San Diego is highlighted in the San Diego Daily Transcript on June 4, 2012. /wp-content/uploads/attachments/SanDiegoSourceDailyTranscript_OLPTrialArticle_060412_copy.pdf Free School Land Use & Zoning Guide Have you recently purchased a building or land […]

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Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Publishes New First Amendment Retaliation Case

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held this week that subordinate and superior employees alike can be held liable for First Amendment Retaliation if their actions work to implement the retaliatory adverse action. In King v. Zamiara, the Court reversed a grant of summary judgment […]

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The Academy of Our Lady of Peace Religious Land Use case is heading to trial October 1

San Diego (May 23, 2012) – The Honorable Cathy Ann Bencivengo, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of California, has set a trial date of October 1, 2012 in the case of Academy of Our Lady of Peace v. City of San […]

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Michigan Court of Appeals Protects Clergy-Congregant Privilege

The Michigan Court of Appeals has recently shot down a challenge to Michigan’s long-recognized clergy-congregant privilege. The court ruled that the presence of the minor congregant’s mother during communications did not waive the privilege and that it did not matter that the clergy member had […]

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Level One Bank honored among Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

  • May 9, 2012
  • by Zana Tomich
  • Category: Banking

Congratulations to client, Level One Bank, on being named one of the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”. The “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” list is comprised of second-stage companies – those exhibiting exceptional entrepreneurial leadership and creative innovation while employing 6 to 99 full-time equivalent […]

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Michigan Court of Appeals: Filing Suit Does Not Toll Right of Redemption Period

The Michigan Court of Appeals has held that, after foreclosure proceedings and a sheriff’s sale, filing suit against a mortgage company does not serve to toll the six-month statutory right of redemption period. The Court of Appeals announced today its unpublished decision in Nadia Awad […]

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Metro South Church: How a Religious Land Use issue resolved without litigation.

  • April 24, 2012
  • by Daniel P. Dalton
  • Category: RLUIPA

On Sunday April 22, 2012, Metro South Church opened the doors of its new worship facility in Taylor, Michigan for corporate worship for the very first time. The Church secured a vacant building, empty for nearly ten years and formally used as a Sports Authority […]

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Can you battle City Hall?

We are pleased to represent Ralph Daley in his battle with Chesterfield Township over securing a certificate of occupancy for his home. The case was described in the Detroit Free Press in the Sunday April 22, 2012 paper. You can read it here. If you […]

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Fewer Bank Failures in 2012

  • April 18, 2012
  • by Zana Tomich
  • Category: Banking

American Banker recently reported that the pace of bank failures will slow considerably this year as the industry continues to recover from the real estate bust, according to the acting head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. According to the article, sixteen banks have collapsed […]

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