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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Nixes Proposed Delisting of Central Valley Beetle Species Blogs  09/19/2014
House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee's Panel on Public-Private Partnerships Release Recommendations Blogs  09/19/2014
The Jury is Still Out On The Effectiveness Of The “Calderon Process” Blogs  09/18/2014
When Does an Insurance Co. Waive Atty-Client Privilege? Articles  09/17/2014
Historic Calif. Groundwater Bills are Dry on Specifics Articles  09/17/2014
Georgia Plant Listed and 732 Acres Designated Blogs  09/16/2014
The Scope of Commercial General Liability Policies Continues to Shrink Blogs  09/16/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Protection for Canada Lynx Blogs  09/16/2014
Environmental Review Required for Subdivision Map Approvals E-Alerts  09/16/2014
Challenging the Right to Take: What Happens When a Government Agency Requires a Property that is Already Devoted to a Public Use? Blogs  09/15/2014
Six Regional Projects Awarded Federal Funding Blogs  09/15/2014
FHWA Publishes Core Toll Concession P3 Model Contract Guide Blogs  09/11/2014
Did You Know…California Supreme Court Rules – No Franchisor Vicarious Liability Blogs  09/11/2014
Did You Know…Bill Mandating Paid Sick Leave Signed By Governor Blogs  09/11/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Two Florida Plants as Endangered Blogs  09/10/2014
Wearable Fitness Device Privacy Concerns Abound Blogs  09/10/2014
Florida Department of Transportation Reaches Commercial and Financial Close on I-4 Ultimate Project Blogs  09/10/2014
The End of the Hour Articles  09/10/2014
"Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts": New California Infrastructure Financing Law Passes Legislature Blogs  09/09/2014
House Committee Holds Hearing on Proposed Endangered Species Act Amendments Blogs  09/09/2014
Federal Highway Administration Publishes New Rule for Value Engineering Blogs  09/08/2014
Considering the Eminent Domain of Sports Franchises Blogs  09/08/2014
Legislature Passes Historic Groundwater Management Act E-Alerts  09/08/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is Accepting Comments on Revised Draft Recovery Plan for the Bull Trout. Blogs  09/05/2014
Greater Guidance Comes To Calif. For Land Appraisals Articles  09/05/2014
Upcoming Event List for Right of Way Professionals Blogs  09/04/2014
FTA Publishes Guidance on Joint Development E-Alerts  09/04/2014
Sea Change: Ninth Circuit Holds That FedEx Drivers Are Employees — Not Independent Contractors Blogs  09/03/2014
FTA Publishes Guidance on Joint Development Blogs  09/03/2014
Listing May Be Warranted for Clownfish Blogs  09/03/2014
Appraisal Institute Announces new "Standards of Valuation Practice" Blogs  08/29/2014
District Court Rules Grizzly Bears Trump Montana's Plan to Log Forest Lands to Fund Schools Blogs  08/29/2014
ABA Endangered Species Committee Releases Newsletter Blogs  08/29/2014
FTA Publishes Guidance on Joint Development Blogs  08/28/2014
More Reasons for Employers to "DISLIKE" Facebook E-Alerts  08/27/2014
Court Reluctantly Upholds Designation of Critial Habitat for Frog Blogs  08/26/2014
Did Koontz Stop Illegal Development Exactions in California? Blogs  08/25/2014
Court Provides Guidelines on Valuing Natural Resources in Eminent Domain Proceedings E-Alerts  08/25/2014
The Texas Department of Transportation and Abrams-Kiewit Joint Venture Reach Agreement on the Loop 375 Border Highway West Extension Project Blogs  08/22/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Declines to List Missouri River Trout Population Blogs  08/22/2014
Court Allows ESA Claims Involving Oversight of Pesticides to Move Forward Blogs  08/20/2014
City May Be Liable for Damage to Home Caused by Falling Tree in Inverse Condemnation and Nuisance Blogs  08/18/2014
Beyond the Headlines: Best Practices to Restore Natural Resources Injured by Long-Term Hazardous Waste Releases, Oil Spills and Transport and Other Accidents Articles  08/18/2014
California Legislature Moves One Step Closer to Authorizing Eminent Domain for Martins Beach Blogs  08/16/2014
Unincorporated Associations Can Protect Unregistered Trademarks Under The Lanham Act Blogs  08/15/2014
California District Court Dismisses ESA Section 7 Case for Failure to Allege that Agency Action Took Place on the "High Seas" Blogs  08/15/2014
The Inevitable Cyber Break In: Are You Protected? Blogs  08/13/2014
Did Koontz Stop Illegal Development Exactions? Articles  08/13/2014
Fifth Circuit Holds that the Army Corps of Engineers' Jurisdictional Determination Does Not Constitute a Reviewable "Final Agency Action" E-Alerts  08/13/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Withdraws Proposal to List North American Wolverine as Threatened Blogs  08/12/2014
California Supreme Court Holds No CEQA Review Required for a Voter Initiative-Sponsored Ordinance E-Alerts  08/12/2014
Policyholder Takes the Insurer’s Bait and Loses Coverage Blogs  08/11/2014
Keeping its Options Open: Lodi Passes Resolution of Necessity as Negotiations Continue Blogs  08/08/2014
Recent Ninth Circuit ESA Decision May Be Headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Blogs  08/08/2014
OCTA 91 Express Lanes Bonds Get 2 A's from S&P Blogs  08/07/2014
Forest Service Agrees to Initiate Consultation regarding Fuels Reduction Project at Upper Echo Lake south of Lake Tahoe and Halt Activity Pending Consultation Blogs  08/07/2014
How Untimely Service Can Be Deadly To Your Takings Claim Articles  08/07/2014
Secretary Foxx Holds Virtual National Town Hall, Addresses Transportation Policy Blogs  08/06/2014
Port of Miami Tunnel Open for Traffic Blogs  08/05/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Two Texas Minnows, Acknowledges Impacts to Water Management Likely Blogs  08/05/2014
Tech Companies, the Congo and Dodd-Frank Blogs  08/04/2014
Six Teams Submit SOQs for UC Merced 2020 P3 Project Blogs  08/01/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Final Rule Protecting Three Flowers Blogs  08/01/2014
Warning: A Builder Who Rejects Assigned Counsel May Jeopardize Insurance Coverage Blogs  08/01/2014
Congress Rallies for Short-Term Highway Trust Fund Patch Blogs  08/01/2014
EPA Won't Require Formal Rulemaking for WIFIA Program Blogs  07/31/2014
Relocation Benefits and Eminent Domain: How do they Fit Together? Blogs  07/31/2014
National Conference for Public-Private Partnerships Concludes P3 Connect Summit Blogs  07/31/2014
House Passes ESA Reform Package Blogs  07/30/2014
Arizona DOT Announces Procurement Decision for South Mountain Freeway Project Blogs  07/30/2014
The Maryland "Purple Line" Transit Project Releases its Final Request for Proposals Blogs  07/29/2014
Court Provides Guidelines on Valuing Natural Resources in Eminent Domain Proceedings Blogs  07/28/2014
Amtrak's Metrics-Making Power Hangs In The Balance Articles  07/28/2014
"The Value Proposition of P3s: The State DOT Perspective" Presentations  07/28/2014
How Untimely Service Can Be Deadly To Your Takings Claim Blogs  07/25/2014
Indiana I-69 Section 5 Availability Payment Project Closes Financing Blogs  07/24/2014
EPA Not Required to Consult on Air Quality Regulation Regarding Four Corners Power Plant Blogs  07/24/2014
Secretary Foxx and PHMSA Release Much-Anticipated Proposed Rule On Crude By Rail Tank Car Standards Blogs  07/23/2014
Important Insurance Coverage Cases On the Horizon Blogs  07/23/2014
California Insurance Coverage Cases Raising Key Issues On The Horizon Blogs  07/23/2014
Supreme Court Grants Certiorari to Review D.C. Circuit Decision Hampering Amtrak's On-Time Performance Blogs  07/22/2014
NMFS Releases Final Recovery Plan for Central Valley Salmonids Blogs  07/22/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Credit Program for At-Risk Species Blogs  07/22/2014
Federal Circuit Makes ITC Comply With Its Own Rules Blogs  07/22/2014
Ideas Can Be Subject to Trade Secret Protection E-Alerts  07/22/2014
State and Local Communities Respond to Crude-by-Rail Safety Issue E-Alerts  07/22/2014
Speculation Mounts Over Impending Crude By Rail Rule Blogs  07/21/2014
Motions in Limine May be Used in Eminent Domain Proceedings to Determine Party's Interest in Property Blogs  07/19/2014
Time Limit to Transfer Base Year Property Tax Value Expanded for Eminent Domain Takings Blogs  07/19/2014
Missoula, MT and Apple Valley, CA Team Up for Water Fight Blogs  07/18/2014
President Unveils Build America Investment Initiative Today Blogs  07/17/2014
Fremont Latest California City Seeking to Reinvent its Downtown Blogs  07/17/2014
Forum-Shopping Insurance Companies' Latest Tricks Articles  07/17/2014
Did You Know…California Supreme Court Holds That a Challenge to Independent Contractor Status Is Class Certifiable Blogs  07/16/2014
ESA Section 9 Case Dismissed Because of Allegations re Take Blogs  07/16/2014
The Patentability Exclusion for "Abstract Ideas" is Even More Abstract Post-Alice E-Alerts  07/15/2014
District Court Denies Motion to Enjoin Delta Water Transfers Blogs  07/14/2014
Impact to Calif. Employers From Hobby Lobby Ruling Articles  07/14/2014
Proposed Critical Habitat Rules Change Reach of the Endangered Species Act Articles  07/14/2014
9th Circuit Gives Fish & Wildlife Wide Berth on Biological Opinion in Delta Smelt Decision Articles  07/14/2014
California Appellate Court Requires Assessment of Healthcare Effects of New Development Articles  07/14/2014
Two Final Rules Designate One of Largest Critical Habitat Areas in History Blogs  07/11/2014
When Can a CGL Policy Do a Disappearing Act? Blogs  07/10/2014
Optimistic that the Willits Bypass will move forward, Caltrans seeks input on its "child projects" Blogs  07/10/2014
Senate Intelligence Committee Approves Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill Blogs  07/09/2014
UPDATE: Supreme Court Denies Certiorari For Challenge to Regulation of Speech on Public Broadcast Stations Blogs  07/09/2014
Amtrak and Maryland DOT Plan for Improvements to the Vital Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel Moves to the Public Input Stage Blogs  07/08/2014
Trademark License Not Subject To Rejection In Bankruptcy In Certain Circumstances Blogs  07/08/2014
Supreme Court To Decide Preclusive Effect of TTAB Decisions on Subsequent Court Actions Blogs  07/08/2014
Oxnard Union High School District to Acquire Nearby Church Property Blogs  07/08/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Director Requests Withdrawal of Proposed Rule to List the Wolverine as Threatened Blogs  07/07/2014
The Food & Beverage Industry in L.A.: A Roundtable Discussion Articles  07/07/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Downgrades Wood Stork From Endangered to Threatened Blogs  07/03/2014
The Surprising Truth about Hobby Lobby's Effect in California E-Alerts  07/03/2014
Policyholders Fight to Preserve Precedent But Court Limits Coverage For Implied Disparagement Blogs  07/02/2014
When Can Insurance Companies Sue Their Coverage Lawyers? Blogs  07/02/2014
How Strong Is Your D&O Safety Net? Blogs  07/02/2014
Time to Reconsider the Assignability of Certain Claims Blogs  07/02/2014
Justices Mulling Whom Insurers Can Sue for Reimbursement Blogs  07/02/2014
Fifth Circuit Rejects Strict Liability Standard and Reverses Trial Court Decision Imposing Endangered Species Act Section 9 Liability on State Officials for Whooping Crane Deaths Blogs  07/01/2014
CTC Meeting Brings Good News for Transportation Projects Around the State Blogs  06/30/2014
Did You Know…California Supreme Court Holds Undocumented Workers Are Not Barred From All Relief Blogs  06/30/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Considers Listing the Humboldt Marten Blogs  06/27/2014
USFWS and NMFS Issue Joint Policy Interpreting ESA Listing Criteria Blogs  06/27/2014
Supreme Court Rules That Police May Not Search Cell Phones Without A Warrant Blogs  06/27/2014
Property Reserve on Hold: Supreme Court to Review Eminent Domain Right of Entry Statutes Blogs  06/26/2014
DOMA, One Year After Marriage Ruling Articles  06/26/2014
Supreme Court To Consider Cert. For FCC Regulation Speech On Public Broadcasting Stations Blogs  06/25/2014
Privilege Issues Are Important in Homeowner Association Construction Defect Litigation Blogs  06/25/2014
ABC v. Aereo: Copyright Infringement By Intercepting and Rebroadcasting Copyrighted Programming Blogs  06/25/2014
The Proposed Email Privacy Act Crosses a Critical Threshold Blogs  06/25/2014
Dissecting the Supreme Court’s Halliburton Decision and Its Anticipated Effects on Securities Class Actions Blogs  06/24/2014
D.C. District Court Holds Pre-Violation Notice Ineffective Blogs  06/24/2014
Contamination, Underwater Mortgages, and the IRWA Annual Education Conference Blogs  06/24/2014
Taking Stock of the California Attorney General’s Guide to Privacy Practices Blogs  06/24/2014
Did You Know…California Supreme Court Approves Class-Action Waivers, But Disapproves PAGA Representative Claim Waivers Blogs  06/24/2014
Hello from Connecticut: 9 Year Anniversary of Kelo Decision Blogs  06/24/2014
Ideas Can Be Subject to Trade Secret Protection Blogs  06/23/2014
Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act: No Preclusion of Lanham Act Claim For False Advertising Blogs  06/23/2014
Abstract Ideas Are Not Patentable Simply Because of Generic Computer Implementation Blogs  06/23/2014
Did You Know…Compelled Public Employee Testimony May Be Protected By the First Amendment Blogs  06/23/2014
Railway Age Crude By Rail Conference Profiles Key Players, Key Issues in Crude By Rail Debate Blogs  06/23/2014
Supreme Court Strikes Part of EPA Rule Regulating Greenhouse Gases, Affirms Balance of Rule E-Alerts  06/23/2014
Update from the American Public Transportation Association 2014 Rail Conference Blogs  06/20/2014
Senate to Consider New Draft of Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill Blogs  06/19/2014
Conservation Groups Continue to File ESA Lawsuits Blogs  06/19/2014
Policyholders Must Be Vigilant for Construction Defect Exclusions, Including For Impaired Property to Combat Insurance Companies’ Drastic Measures (and Big Money) Blogs  06/17/2014
Study Finds San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center is Prime Candidate for P3 Delivery Method Blogs  06/17/2014
Calif. Projects Must Take Health Impacts Into Account Articles  06/17/2014
"The Extending Reach of P3s Newest Adopters" Presentations  06/17/2014
"Panel Discussion: TIFIA and a New Transportation Bill: Funding Needs for the P3 Industry" Presentations  06/17/2014
California Supreme Court Issues Favorable Decision for Employers in Duran v. U.S. Bank Blogs  06/16/2014
State Governors Urge the Federal Government to Defer to State Conservation Efforts When Deciding Whether to List a Species Under the Endangered Species Act Blogs  06/16/2014
The Grapes of Wrath Part 2 - A Return to Horne Articles  06/16/2014
Nossaman Develops Model Social Infrastructure P3 Bill Blogs  06/13/2014
City of San Clemente Shoreline Project On the Horizon Blogs  06/13/2014
City of Adelanto Halts Eminent Domain Efforts After Adopting Resolution of Necessity Blogs  06/12/2014
Petition to Delist California Gnatcatcher Filed Blogs  06/12/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists the New Mexico Jumping Mouse as Endangered Blogs  06/12/2014
New Non-profit Donor Disclosure Takes Effect July 1, 2014 for California Elections E-Alerts  06/12/2014
"Chromium 6 Standard: Too Low, Too High or Just Right"? Presentations  06/12/2014
Nossaman Partner Provides Expertise to NCHRP's Second Volume Addressing Management of NEPA-Related Risks in Project Delivery Blogs  06/10/2014
California Legislators Propose Two Bills on Crude by Rail Blogs  06/10/2014
TRB Hosts 5th Annual International Finance Conference Blogs  06/09/2014
Congress Advances Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Blogs  06/09/2014
California Fish and Game Commission Votes to List the Gray Wolf as Endangered Blogs  06/09/2014
East End Crossing Wins Grand Prize at International P3 Awards Ceremony Blogs  06/09/2014
DOT Makes Changes To TIGER VI Application Review Process Blogs  06/06/2014
Calif. On Track To Set Railroad Locomotive Idling Rules Articles  06/05/2014
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Reverses Its Unlawful Ban on Treating Male Patients Articles  06/04/2014
Amtrak, Norfolk Southern, Federal Railroad Administration and Indiana DOT Celebrate Commencement of Construction on the Indiana Gateway Project Blogs  06/03/2014
Rose That Calls California and Nevada Home Listed as Threatened Blogs  06/03/2014
If Exposed to Cyber-Attacks, Cyberinsurance May Cover Losses Blogs  06/03/2014
Going Green May Cost You Some Green: What Happens When Green Goes Brown? Blogs  06/03/2014
Indefinite Patents and Inducing Patent Infringement – The Supreme Court Speaks Blogs  06/02/2014
Guidance for Managing NEPA-Related Risks and Other Risks in Project Delivery Articles  05/30/2014
Fifth District Says Show Me the Health Impacts, Not Just the Numbers E-Alerts  05/30/2014
Industry Takes Steps to Address Safety of Crude Oil Shipments E-Alerts  05/30/2014
Industry Group Study Says Bakken Crude Poses No Different Risks Than Other Crude Shipped By Rail Blogs  05/29/2014
Clean Water Act Permits for Public Water System Discharges Presentations  05/29/2014
Justices Mulling Whom Insurers Can Sue for Reimbursement Articles  05/27/2014
Do Dodd-Frank's Stress Testing Results Hold Hidden Risks? Articles  05/27/2014
Congress Passes WIFIA Pilot Program Blogs  05/23/2014
Amici Curiae Support En Banc Review of Ninth Circuit Delta Smelt Decision Blogs  05/23/2014
FRA Reminds Potential Applicants that Buy America Applies to RRIF Blogs  05/21/2014
FRA Reminds Potential Applicants that Buy America Applies to RIFF Blogs  05/21/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ordered to Complete Recovery Plan for Canada Lynx Blogs  05/20/2014
North Carolina District Court Enjoins Coyote Hunting in Five North Carolina Counties Blogs  05/19/2014
Appropriation Art As Fair Use Under the Copyright Act Articles  05/19/2014
The Ever-Changing Landscape of Employment Law: 2014 and Beyond E-Alerts  05/19/2014
Virginia Governor McAuliffe Announces State Rail Safety Task Force on Hazardous Material Transport Blogs  05/16/2014
Two Plant Species May Find Protection Under the Endangered Species Act Blogs  05/16/2014
"P3s in California" Presentations  05/16/2014
Winning on Direct and Cross Examination Presentations  05/16/2014
Time to Reconsider the Assignability of Certain Claims Articles  05/15/2014
When We Need It Now – Multi Parcel Acquisition Programs Presentations  05/15/2014
Finding Win-Win Outcomes for Conservation and Utilization Articles  05/14/2014
Senate EPW Committee Unveils Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill Blogs  05/13/2014
Proposed Critical Habitat Rules Expand Reach of Critical Habitat Protections Under the Endangered Species Act Blogs  05/13/2014
Proposed Critical Habitat Rules Expand Reach of Critical Habitat Protections Under the Endangered Species Act E-Alerts  05/13/2014
The Grapes of Wrath Part II - A Return to Horne Blogs  05/12/2014
Broad Duty To Consult Is New Norm Under ESA In 9th Circ. Articles  05/12/2014
Amtrak CEO Boardman Warns Hudson Rail Tunnels Have 20 Years Max Of Remaining Service Blogs  05/09/2014
What Every California Commercial Building Owner Needs to Know About the Impact of Contract Dates on Reporting Requirements Under AB 1103 E-Alerts  05/09/2014
DOT Issues Emergency Order on Bakken Crude Oil Shipments E-Alerts  05/08/2014
"The Role and Function of the Physicians' Well-Being Committee" Presentations  05/08/2014
Water Quality Challenges During a Time of Drought Presentations  05/08/2014
House Approves Bill Requiring the Executive Branch to Report Fees Awarded To Prevailing Parties Blogs  05/07/2014
"The Transportation PPP Market & MAP-21" Presentations  05/07/2014
California District Court Finds Biological Assessments Inconsistent and Enjoins Caltrans' Project Blogs  05/06/2014
Los Angeles Business Journal's Employment & Labor Law Roundtable Articles  05/05/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Declines to Reclassify California Plant Blogs  05/02/2014
House Natural Resources Committee Sends Four ESA Reform Bills to the House Floor Blogs  05/01/2014
President Obama Delivers Transportation Authorization "GROW AMERICA" Act to Congress Blogs  04/30/2014
Congressional P3 Caucus Reconvenes to Consider P3 Solutions for Department of Defense Infrastructure Blogs  04/29/2014
Obama Administration Introduces Significant Changes to Federal Tolling Law Blogs  04/29/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Three California Amphibians Blogs  04/29/2014
California Supreme Court to Determine Whether "Delay For Pay" Settlements in Patent Disputes Violate the Antitrust Provisions of The Cartwright Act E-Alerts  04/29/2014
House Natural Resources Committee to Hold Full Committee Markup on ESA Reform Bills Blogs  04/28/2014
Nossaman Posts Draft Model P3 Legislation for Public Buildings and Invites Comments Blogs  04/28/2014
Shippers and Railroads Express Differing Views Over Tank Car Requirements for Crude Oil by Rail at NTSB Forum E-Alerts  04/28/2014
FDOT Announces Apparent Best Value Proposer for I-4 Managed Lanes Project Blogs  04/23/2014
Calling on The "God Squad" Blogs  04/23/2014
'Urban Decay' Still Plagues Calif. Big-Box Retail Plans Articles  04/22/2014
Congressional Panel Explores International Experience with Public-Private Partnerships Blogs  04/18/2014
En Banc Ninth Circuit Holds ESA Consultation Requirement Applies to Renewal of Long-Term Water Contracts Blogs  04/18/2014
En Banc Ninth Circuit Holds ESA Consultation Requirement Applies to Renewal of Long-Term Water Contracts E-Alerts  04/18/2014
The Regents of the University of California Issues RFQ for UC Merced 2020 Project Blogs  04/17/2014
California Fish and Game Commission Delays Listing Decision for Gray Wolf Blogs  04/17/2014
What Has Fahlen Wrought? Articles  04/17/2014
$360 million Available in Grant Funding for E-Alerts  04/16/2014
Hexavalent Chromium: Is the Maximum Contaminant Level a Done Deal? E-Alerts  04/16/2014
Stay Ahead of the Curve When Choosing Desired Tax Treatment Articles  04/15/2014
Natural Resources Committee Discusses Endangered Species Act Reform Blogs  04/14/2014
EPA Asks STB to Resolve Preemption Question E-Alerts  04/10/2014
District Court Holds That the Incidental Take Statement Requirement Under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act Does Not Apply to Listed Plant Species Blogs  04/09/2014
Indiana Achieves Commercial Close on its Second Availability Payment P3 Blogs  04/09/2014
California Passenger Rail Summit Blogs  04/06/2014
District Court Upholds Controversial Settlement Agreements between U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Environmental Groups Blogs  04/04/2014
City Fails to Adequately Mitigate "Urban Decay" and Energy Impacts of Big Box Retail Project E-Alerts  04/04/2014
Recent Trends in Eminent Domain -- And What To Expect Next Articles  04/03/2014
"21st Century Infrastructure and PPP Innovation for a Resilient Economy" Presentations  04/03/2014
Seventh Circuit Restricts the Reach of U.S. Antitrust Laws on Foreign Component Manufacturers E-Alerts  04/02/2014
FTA and FHWA Issue New MAP-21 Guidance That Could Penalize Wildlife Agencies Blogs  04/01/2014
Ruling May Put the Brakes on Some CEQA Investigations Articles  03/31/2014
Court of Appeal Says Communications on Personal Communicating Devices are Exempt from Disclosure under Public Records Act E-Alerts  03/31/2014
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board Issues Draft Rule To Regulate Duties And Responsibilities Of Municipal Advisors E-Alerts  03/31/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Listing of Lesser Prairie-Chicken Blogs  03/28/2014
Florida I-595 Express Lanes Open Blogs  03/28/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Reclassify California Toad Blogs  03/28/2014
California Court Recognizes Conservation Exception to Fully Protected Species Law Blogs  03/27/2014
Australian Scientists Call for Country to Focus Conservation Efforts on Most Vital Endangered Species Blogs  03/25/2014
Did You Know…Depression Does Not Automatically Qualify An Employee For FMLA Leave Blogs  03/24/2014
Smoother Pavement and Safer Bridges are Coming Soon to a Road Near You Blogs  03/21/2014
Proposed Bill Seeks to Require Federal Agencies to Count Species on State, Tribal, and Private Lands before Listing the Species under the ESA Blogs  03/21/2014
Precondemnation "Right of Entry" Statutes Challenged as Unconstitutional Takings E-Alerts  03/21/2014
2013 Eminent Domain Year in Review & 2014 Forecast E-Alerts  03/20/2014
"Value for Money Analysis: Choosing the Best Project Delivery Method" Presentations  03/20/2014
Court Decision Raises Questions About Viability of Precondemnation "Right of Entry" Efforts Blogs  03/19/2014
The 'ABC' of California Booze Law Articles  03/19/2014
Ninth Circuit Says Film Actor Has Copyright In Performance E-Alerts  03/19/2014
Did You Know…Background Checks – Buyer [Employer] Beware! Blogs  03/18/2014
The Uniform Relocation Act Does Not Provide a Private Right of Action to Property Owners Blogs  03/18/2014
Shifting the Date of Value for Public Agency Acquisition Appraisal Assignments Articles  03/17/2014
What Every California LCC Needs To Know About California's New Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act E-Alerts  03/17/2014
Did You Know…New Informal Guidance From EEOC & FTC Re Background Checks Blogs  03/14/2014
FDOT Receives Financial Proposals from Four Teams for I-4 Ultimate Project Blogs  03/14/2014
"Latina History Day Conference" Presentations  03/14/2014
Federal Highway Trust Fund Funding Problem Will Hit State Projects This Fall Blogs  03/13/2014
Ninth Circuit Issues Long-Awaited Delta Smelt Decision Blogs  03/13/2014
Supreme Court Strikes Blow to "Rail-to-Trails" Program Blogs  03/12/2014
Did You Know…San Francisco “Bans the Box”: Are Your Job Applications Up to Snuff? Blogs  03/12/2014
The Hearsay Rule Matters in Calif. PUC Proceedings Articles  03/12/2014
Rails-to-Trails Decision: Supreme Court Holds that Government Does Not Retain Reversionary Interest E-Alerts  03/12/2014
"Off the Record" Roundtable: Corporate Trade Association Prior Approval Presentations  03/12/2014
Congressional Panel Explores Industry's Views on Public-Private Partnerships Blogs  03/11/2014
9th Circ. Reminds BOEM About The Importance Of Evidence Articles  03/11/2014
Did You Know…Update Re California Family Rights Act (CFRA) – Proposed Pending Amendments Blogs  03/10/2014
New Article Takes Stock of Federal Agency Proposal to Use Surrogates to Establish Take Limits Blogs  03/10/2014
9th Circ. Simplifies Enviro Process For Transit Projects Articles  03/07/2014
Did You Know…An $80,000 Facebook Post Costs $80,000 Blogs  03/06/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Revised Recovery Plan for the Pallid Sturgeon Blogs  03/05/2014
White House Backs the $2.2 Billion Purple Line Blogs  03/05/2014
City of Indianapolis Shortlists Three Development Teams for Marion County Consolidated Justice Complex Blogs  03/05/2014
Alaska Urges National Marine Fisheries Service to Delist Subpopulation of Humpback Whales Blogs  03/04/2014
USC Gould School of Law Corporate Fraud and Government Investigations Forum Presentations  03/04/2014
Major Court of Appeals Decision Allows Construction of $5 Billion Transit Rail Project in Honolulu to Proceed Blogs  03/03/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Delisting Two Death Valley Plant Species Blogs  03/03/2014
Clean Air Act ruling may curb suits Articles  03/03/2014
President Obama Touts $302 Billion for Nation's Infrastructure Blogs  03/01/2014
President Obama Announces a Proposal to Fund a Four Year Surface Transportation Bill at $302 Billion Blogs  02/28/2014
Indiana Finance Authority Shortlists 4 Proposers for its Indiana Portion of the Illiana Corridor Project & I-65 Added Capacity Project Blogs  02/28/2014
Redevelopment 2.0 -- Infrastructure Financing Districts Approved for Redevelopment Project Areas Blogs  02/28/2014
Compliance Overview: Corporate Involvement in the Federal Public Policy Arena Articles  02/28/2014
"Political Intelligence - Get the Facts" Presentations  02/28/2014
City of Bakersfield Secures Early Release of $180 million in Federal Funding for Centennial Corridor and 24th Street Widening Projects Blogs  02/27/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Two Texas Salamanders as Threatened Blogs  02/27/2014
New article explores structured decision-making for imperiled species Blogs  02/26/2014
California Successor Agencies Rejoice: IFD Law Now Includes Redevelopment Project Areas Blogs  02/26/2014
The Fahlen Floodgates: Straight Talk about Two-Track Peer Review E-Alerts  02/25/2014
A Comprehensive Look at Organizational Conflicts of Interest- Rules that the Lawyer Representing Governmental Agencies and Governmental Officials Should Know Presentations  02/25/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Listing of Two Texas Salamanders Blogs  02/21/2014
National Marine Fisheries Service to Conduct Status Review for Four Cetaceans Blogs  02/21/2014
Keystone XL Pipeline Project Halted in Nebraska Blogs  02/20/2014
Indiana Does it Again! IFA Selects Preferred Bidder for I69 Section 5 Availability Payment Project Blogs  02/19/2014
After More Than Five Years, Proposed Rule to Delist Hawaiian Hawk Reopened for Comment Blogs  02/18/2014
$5 Billion Honolulu Rail Transit Project Gets Green Light E-Alerts  02/18/2014
FHWA and FTA Issue New Guidance On MAP-21 Exclusions Blogs  02/14/2014
Court Sides With Federal Government Over Santa Monica Airport Blogs  02/14/2014
Motorola Loses Antitrust Claims Based on Foreign Purchases E-Alerts  02/14/2014
FDOT Receives Technical Proposals from Four Teams for I-4 Ultimate Project Blogs  02/13/2014
Report Finds the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Relied on Inadequate Science to Propose Delisting the Gray Wolf Blogs  02/13/2014
"Sorting Through the Muddle, The Health Benefit Exchange" Presentations  02/12/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service To Analyze Stakeholder Plan for Lesser Prairie-Chicken Blogs  02/10/2014
Congressional Working Group Seeks Reform of the Endangered Species Act Blogs  02/10/2014
The Hearsay Rule Matters in California Public Utilities Commission Proceedings E-Alerts  02/10/2014
Arizona DOT Issues RFI for South Mountain Freeway Project Blogs  02/07/2014
Legislation Requiring the Purchase of Private Property Blogs  02/07/2014
Ninth Circuit Denies Rehearing of Clean Air Act Suit and War of Words Ensues E-Alerts  02/07/2014
California Department of Fish and Wildlife Recommends Against Listing the Gray Wolf Blogs  02/06/2014
A Pilot Program for Performance-Based Social Infrastructure in California Blogs  02/05/2014
Securities and Exchange Commission's New Municipal Advisor Rules Clarify Requirements for Banks E-Alerts  02/05/2014
USDOT Official Comments on P3s Blogs  02/04/2014
For The First Time Ever, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Declares Fish Recovered Blogs  02/04/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Public Comment Period for Proposed Special Rule for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Blogs  02/03/2014
The "ABCs" of California Booze Law Articles  02/03/2014
Ninth Circuit Finds Environmental Document for Chukchi Sea Lease Sale Violates NEPA E-Alerts  02/03/2014
Practitioner Guidance: Managing Legal Risks in the NEPA Process for Transportation Projects Articles  02/01/2014
National Marine Fisheries Service Proposes Protection for Captive Killer Whale "Lolita" under Endangered Species Act Blogs  01/31/2014
Proportionality, Nexus Don't Matter If It's Not a Taking Articles  01/31/2014
Commuting in California May Just Get a Bit Easier Blogs  01/30/2014
When a "Date Certain" for a Chromium 6 MCL isn't Exactly Certain E-Alerts  01/30/2014
Redevelopment Wind-Down: A Few Random Thoughts Blogs  01/29/2014
Government Need Not Satisfy Nexus and Proportionality Tests if Dedication Requirement Does Not Otherwise Constitute a Taking E-Alerts  01/29/2014
Government Need Not Satisfy Nexus and Proportionality Tests if Dedication Requirement Does Not Otherwise Constitute a Taking Blogs  01/28/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Proposals under Section 6 of the ESA for Federal Financial Assistance Blogs  01/28/2014
Court Resolves Standard of Review for Beneficial Spot Zoning Blogs  01/28/2014
FHWA and FTA Issue New Guidance On MAP-21 Exclusions Blogs  01/27/2014
Encinitas Contemplates Eminent Domain for School District Property Blogs  01/24/2014
"California's Net Energy Metering Program: Challenges and Opportunities" Presentations  01/23/2014
"The Contract Documents: Whose Project is it Anyway?" Presentations  01/23/2014
"The Contract Documents: Whose Project is it Anyway?" Presentations  01/23/2014
Congress Exempts U.S. Population of Endangered Species From ESA Blogs  01/22/2014
City of Benicia Moves Forward with Potential Eminent Domain for Bus Hub Project Blogs  01/22/2014
District Court Finds Columbia River Hatchery Violates Endangered Species Act Blogs  01/21/2014
Fate of Santa Monica Airport Up To Federal Court Blogs  01/20/2014
House Transportation Committee Establishes Panel on Public-Private Partnerships Blogs  01/17/2014
Congress to Consider Exempting "Three Amigos" Antelopes from Endangered Species Act Blogs  01/17/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Availability of Draft Economic Analysis for Proposed Critical Habitat for Three Amphibian Species Blogs  01/15/2014
Perspective: Refining RRIF to Include Commuter Rail Articles  01/15/2014
City of Sacramento Condemning for its Kings Blogs  01/13/2014
Nossaman 2014 Eminent Domain Seminar Upcoming Blogs  01/13/2014
Policyholders Fight to Preserve Precedent Articles  01/13/2014
What's New for 2014 – FPPC Revises Treatment of Travel Payments to Public Agencies E-Alerts  01/13/2014
Four Teams Short-listed for the Maryland Purple Line P3 Blogs  01/11/2014
How Strong Is Your D&O Safety Net? Articles  01/10/2014
State PAC Compliance Issues Presentations  01/10/2014
Sage Grouse Controversy Continues Blogs  01/09/2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Affirms Listing of the White Bluffs Bladderpod Blogs  01/09/2014
Physician Well-Being: Helping Clients Navigate The Path From Substance-Related Disorders To Recovery And Return To Practice Articles  01/02/2014
California Practice Guide: Administration Adjudication and Separation of Powers Articles  01/01/2014
Endangered Species Act Turns 40 Blogs  12/31/2013
Political Activity, Lobbying Laws and Gift Rules Guide Articles  12/31/2013
Houston METRO North Line Opens Blogs  12/24/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Denies Listing for Rare Orchid Blogs  12/24/2013
Bipartisan Budget Agreement Offers Little Holiday Cheer for Transportation Funding Blogs  12/24/2013
Committee Recommends Delisting Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Blogs  12/23/2013
Reid Ruling Ignores Calif. Precedent Articles  12/20/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Comment Period for Greater Sage-Grouse and Designates Critical Habitat for Franciscan Manzanita Blogs  12/19/2013
House Natural Resources Committee Holds Fifth Oversight Hearing on Endangered Species Act Blogs  12/18/2013
California Transportation Commission's 2013 Project Funding Surpasses $3 Billion Blogs  12/15/2013
Federal Circuit Holds Potential Flooding of California Property Not A Taking Blogs  12/15/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Revised Rule for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Blogs  12/13/2013
Complicating the Duties of In-House Counsel Articles  12/13/2013
Maryland Purple Line P3 Project Receives Qualifications from Six Teams Blogs  12/12/2013
Oversight of Pesticide Ingredients May Trigger a Duty to Consult under the Endangered Species Act Blogs  12/11/2013
House Natural Resources Committee to Hold Hearing on Department of the Interior's 2011 Endangered Species Act Settlements Blogs  12/10/2013
"Federal Compliance: Lobbying Registration, Disclosure and Ethics Requirements" Presentations  12/10/2013
"State Lobbying, Compliance, Disclosure, and Ethics" Presentations  12/09/2013
Tappan Zee Receives $1.6 Billion TIFIA Loan Blogs  12/06/2013
East End Crossing Wins Bond Buyer Deal of the Year Blogs  12/06/2013
On Remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, Federal Circuit Affirms Ruling that Temporary Flooding Resulted in Compensable Taking Blogs  12/06/2013
Litigation Counsel of America Renaissance Symposium VIII Presentations  12/06/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Determine Whether to List the Arctic Grayling Blogs  12/04/2013
Calif. Taxpayers: You Can['t] Check Out Any Time You Like Articles  12/04/2013
Senate Introduces Bill to Amend Endangered Species Act Blogs  12/02/2013
Sea Level Rise Guidance for Agencies, Cities Articles  11/29/2013
Biomethane Rising: California Policies Open the Gate to Electricity and Natural Gas Markets Articles  11/27/2013
District Court Upholds Biological Opinion for Wind Energy Project in Imperial County, California Blogs  11/26/2013
Bureau of Land Management Continues to Develop a National Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Strategy Blogs  11/26/2013
National Marine Fisheries Service Considers Listing the Pinto Abalone under the Endangered Species Act Blogs  11/22/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Approves HCP and ITP for 10 Species Over a 50-Year Period Blogs  11/22/2013
USDOT to Hire Director, Office of Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Blogs  11/21/2013
Congressional "P3 Caucus" Holds First Public Meeting Blogs  11/21/2013
When She Speaks Leadership Series - Self-Promotion for the Professional Woman Presentations  11/21/2013
Bi-partisan Infrastructure Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate Blogs  11/20/2013
California Supreme Court to Hear Eminent Domain Case Blogs  11/20/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Declines to List Gunnison's Prairie Dog Blogs  11/19/2013
NMFS Determines Gulf of Mexico Sperm Whales Do Not Warrant Listing Under the Endangered Species Act Blogs  11/15/2013
Polanco Act 2.0 Set to Commence in 2014 Blogs  11/14/2013
Indiana Finance Authority Issues RFQ for the Indiana Portion of the Illiana Corridor Project and I-65 Added Capacity Project Blogs  11/14/2013
"Who Takes the Toll Risk: Availability Payment Transactions vs. Revenue Bond Financing" Presentations  11/14/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Public Comment Period for Proposed Listing of Gunnison Sage-Grouse Blogs  11/13/2013
Drinking Water Standards: How Fast is Fast Enough to Finalize the Chromium-6 MCL? E-Alerts  11/13/2013
How To Fix RRIF (If Congress Wanted To) Blogs  11/12/2013
Appraisal Institute's Annual Litigation Conference This Friday Blogs  11/11/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Delisting the Inyo California Towhee Blogs  11/11/2013
Wildlife Service Proposes to List Two Butterfly Species Blogs  11/11/2013
The Demise of Deficiency Judgments in Residential Loans E-Alerts  11/07/2013
U.S. District Court Approves Settlement Requiring the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Study the Impact of Pesticides on the California Red-Legged Frog Blogs  11/06/2013
?DBIA seeks industry comment on revised Design-Build Best Practices Blogs  11/05/2013
"Capturing Innovation in Design-Build and PPP Procurement Processes: A Review of Successes to Date and Lessons on Optimization" Presentations  11/05/2013
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Issues Draft Proposal to Protect Nevada and Northeast California Greater Sage-Grouse Blogs  11/04/2013
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Lists 15 Hawaiian Species as Endangered Blogs  10/31/2013
Eminent Domain approved for Agoura Hills Street Widening Blogs  10/31/2013
Did You Know…The Continuing Saga of Arbitration Agreements & Unconscionability Blogs  10/31/2013
California High Court Clarifies Scope of Mitigation Fee Act Articles  10/30/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Listing the Greater Sage Grouse under the Endangered Species Act Blogs  10/29/2013
Did You Know…Lady Gaga Settles Wage and Hour Claim Blogs  10/29/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to List the Vandenberg Monkeyflower as Endangered Blogs  10/29/2013
When Projected Eminent Domain Litigation Costs Exceed the Value of the Property Acquisition Blogs  10/29/2013
Off the Rails: PHMSA Regulation of DOT-111 Tank Cars Blogs  10/28/2013
National Marine Fisheries Service Delists the Eastern Population of the Steller Sea Lion Blogs  10/28/2013
"Know your Client: Rules for Advocacy Communications for Non-Profit Organizations" Presentations  10/25/2013
California Department of Fish and Wildlife Begins Process of Updating the California Wildlife Action Plan Blogs  10/23/2013
Public Workshop Scheduled for State Route 88 Corridor Improvement Project Blogs  10/23/2013
"Hiring: Maximize the Value of New Hire Acquisition and On-Boarding Efforts" Presentations  10/23/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Denies Endangered Species Act Protection for Ashy Storm-Petrel Blogs  10/22/2013
"All the Process that's Due: Provider Contracting in the World of Fair Procedure" Presentations  10/22/2013
California Supreme Court Holds Mitigation Fee Act Applies to Inclusionary Housing Blogs  10/18/2013
California Supreme Court Holds Mitigation Fee Act Applies to Inclusionary Housing E-Alerts  10/18/2013
With the Conclusion of the Shutdown, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Gets Back to Work Blogs  10/17/2013
California High Speed Rail Authority Issues RFQ for Second Phase Blogs  10/17/2013
Did You Know…California Raises Minimum Wage Blogs  10/16/2013
Did You Know… A New San Francisco Ordinance Imposes a Duty on Employers to Consider and Respond to Employee Requests for Flexible Work Arrangements Blogs  10/16/2013
Indiana Finance Authority issues the Request for Proposals for the I-69 Section 5 Project Blogs  10/16/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to List Two Flower Species as Endangered Blogs  10/15/2013
When Officers and Directors Face Government Suit Articles  10/15/2013
The Government Shutdown's Impacts on Federal Transportation Agencies Blogs  10/14/2013
House Passes Healthy Forests Bill that Would Amend ESA with Respect to Forest Reserve Projects Blogs  10/11/2013
Working Group Holds Congressional Forum on ESA Reform, Despite Absence of Environmental Groups Blogs  10/11/2013
The Use of a Legal Issues Motion in Eminent Domain Proceedings Blogs  10/11/2013
Public Employees’ Facebook “Like” is the Internet Equivalent of a Political Yard Sign Blogs  10/10/2013
"Groundwater Contamination Litigation: Proving and Defending Against Liability" Presentations  10/10/2013
California Transportation Commission Allocates $359 Million to Upgrade California's Infrastructure Blogs  10/09/2013
ESA Working Group Forum Scheduled for Tomorrow, But Not Without Controversy Blogs  10/09/2013
"Hiring: Maximize the Value of New Hire Acquisition and On-Boarding Efforts" Presentations  10/09/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Listing the Rufa Red Knot as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act Blogs  10/07/2013
Governor Brown Signs AB 401: Giving Broader Authority for Regional Transportation Agencies to use Design Build Blogs  10/07/2013
Governor Brown Signs AB 401: Giving Broader Authority for Regional Transporation Agencies to use Design Build Blogs  10/07/2013
West Covina Contests Caltrans' Condemnation of Westfield Mall Property Blogs  10/06/2013
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service Denies Listing of Alaskan Seabird Under the Endangered Species Act Blogs  10/04/2013
Governor Brown Vetoes Eminent Domain Bill, But I'm Not Sure Why Blogs  10/04/2013
ADOT Executes First P3 Agreement Blogs  10/03/2013
Caltrans to Finally Sell Those Homes it Purchased 50+ Years Ago for the 710 Freeway Blogs  10/03/2013
"Shouldering the Construction Risk Burden – The State of American Infrastructure" Presentations  10/03/2013
Supreme Court Taking Another Takings Case Blogs  10/02/2013
"Eminent Domain Update: Cases, RDA Dissolution, and Underwater Mortgages" Presentations  10/02/2013
Coachella Valley Association of Governments Approves Plan to Fund Passenger Rail Blogs  10/01/2013
Citing Disagreements Over Climate Change Data, National Marine Fisheries Service Postpones Listing Determination on 68 Coral Species Blogs  10/01/2013
Limited Defenses Available Against FDIC As Receiver Articles  10/01/2013
Impacts of Government Shutdown on Endangered Species Blogs  09/30/2013
When Inverse Condemnation and Eminent Domain Overlap: Owners Beware of Attorney Contingency Fee Arrangements Blogs  09/27/2013
Eminent Domain Update at Next Week's IRWA Chapter 57 Lunch Meeting Blogs  09/26/2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Three Species in Texas and New Mexico as Threatened or Endangered Blogs  09/26/2013
Settlement Agreement Reached With U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Consider Listing Nine Species Under the Endangered Species Act Blogs  09/26/2013
Condeming Underwater Mortgages: Another Look at the Legality of it Blogs  09/24/2013
Foreseeable Misuse Isn't A Plaintiff's Panacea Articles  09/23/2013
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Issues Recovery Plan for Alaskan DPS of Northern Sea Otter Blogs  09/22/2013
California Rewarded for Keeping Transportation Projects on Track Blogs  09/20/2013

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