Here’s how local governments fared in the federal courts of appeals during the past week.
- Dorsett v. County of Nassau, No. 13-641 (Oct. 18, 2013) (affirming dismissal of First Amendment retaliation claim against County because plaintiff lacked standing to challenge County’s delay in acting on settlement agreement)
- Bradberry v. Jefferson County, No. 12-41040 (Oct. 17, 2013) (in challenge under Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, finding that collateral estoppel did not bar the County from re-litigating facts determined in state administrative proceeding)
- Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin v. Village of Hobart, No. 12-3419 (Oct. 18, 2013) (holding that Village could not enforce ordinance assessing stormwater management charges on Indian lands)