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  • February 27, 2024

    Mohawk Nation Rejects 1796 Land Agreement, Court Told

    The Mohawk Nation says it has numerous outstanding issues regarding a proposed settlement with the state of New York over 2,000 acres of land stemming from a 1796 treaty, arguing that its concerns have yet to be addressed or considered relevant by the court or its present counsel as negotiations continue.

  • February 27, 2024

    CARES Act Not For Violent Tenants, Court Says, Creating Split

    A Washington appellate panel said Monday that the CARES Act eviction notice only applies to tenants who are late on rent, not when landlords want to quickly oust violent tenants, in an opinion that differs from a recent ruling from another state appellate panel.

  • February 27, 2024

    NJ Real Estate Fund Executive Cops To $658M Ponzi Scheme

    The CEO of a Garden State real estate investment fund pled guilty in New Jersey federal court on Tuesday to defrauding more than 2,000 investors through a $658 million Ponzi scheme, while also evading millions of dollars in tax liabilities, according to federal prosecutors.

  • February 27, 2024

    PacifiCorp Faces $50M Ask In Latest Wildfire Trial

    Nine Oregonians and a summer camp for the disabled went to trial Tuesday in state court against PacifiCorp, asking a Portland jury to award at least $50 million after a cluster of 2020 wildfires left them with "nowhere to go, but nowhere to return to."

  • February 27, 2024

    Wash. Judge Asks If COVID 'Fire Sale' Should Impact Tax Plan

    A Seattle city attorney asked a Washington state appeals court on Tuesday to let the city keep a $160 million special property tax in place to fund waterfront improvements, as one judge questioned during oral arguments whether diminished property values post-pandemic should make the city recalculate the tax.

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