Here are last week’s published decisions involving local governments:
- Sherman v. Town of Chester, No. 13-1503 (May 16, 2014) (ruling that takings claim against the Town was ripe because seeking a final decision from the Town would be futile and because Town had removed case to federal court).
- Morales v. City of New York, No. 13-2126 (May 16, 2014) (affirming dismissal of complaint against City alleging malicious prosecution, abuse of process, deprivation of right to fair trial, and deprivation of constitutional rights on account of race and color).
- Disabled in Action v. Bd. of Elections in the City of New York, No. 12-4412 (May 14, 2014) (affirming that City Board of Elections violated Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the ADA by failing to provide people with mobility or vision disabilities with meaningful access to voting program).
- Lesende v. Borrero, No. 13-1835 (May 15, 2014) (addressing damage award arising out of 1983 action against City and police officer).
- Kathrein v. City of Evanston, No. 12-2958 (May 15, 2014) (affirming that court lacked subject-matter jurisdiction under Tax Injunction Act in suit challenging housing demolition tax).
- Jackson v. City of Hot Springs, No. 13-1772 (May 12, 2014) (affirming decision in case claiming violations of Family Medical Leave Act, Title II of the ADA, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, but finding that district court abused its discretion by finding that employee was not entitled to liquidated damages under the FMLA).
- United National Maintenance Inc. v. San Diego Convention Ctr., No. 12-56809 (May 14, 2014) (inter alia, reversing judgment as a matter of law for San Diego Convention Center on tort of intentional interference with contractual relations).
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