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Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Keep Chicago Livable v. Chicago 14 January 2019 08:00 am

    Websites like Airbnb serve as intermediaries, providing homeowners a forum for advertising short-term rentals of their homes and helping prospective renters find rooms and houses for temporary stays. Chicago’s 2016 Shared Housing Ordinance requires interested…

  • Smyth v. Berman 10 January 2019 01:35 pm

    Tenant filed suit against landlord and others after landlord rejected tenant’s offer to purchase the building tenant rented for his audio recording business. Landlord ultimately sold the building to a third party because the offer was for considerably more…

  • Cambridge Street Realty, LLC v. Stewart 21 December 2018 05:07 am

    In this summary process eviction action the Supreme Judicial Court vacated the judgment of the Housing Court allowing an execution to issue on Landlord’s representation that Tenant had violated a nonfinancial condition of the appeals bond, holding that the…

Real Estate & Property Law
  • EnerVest v. Utah State Engineer 15 January 2019 04:45 pm

    The Supreme Court dismissed this appeal for lack of jurisdiction, holding that the district court’s certification of its summary judgment ruling as final under Utah R. Civ. P. 54(b) was improper, and therefore, the Court did not have a final judgment before…

  • Western Energy Corporation v. Stauffer 15 January 2019 02:13 pm

    Western Energy Corporation appealed a district court judgment finding its quiet title action to be barred by applicable statutes of limitation and laches and awarding the mineral interests at issue to the Stauffers. In 1959, L.M. and C.S. Eckmann agreed to…

  • Seccombe v. Rohde 15 January 2019 02:13 pm

    George Seccombe and other heirs of Olaf Nasset (“Nasset heirs”) and the intervener plaintiffs, Slawson Exploration Company, Inc., and Alameda Energy, Inc., appealed a judgment deciding ownership of certain minerals in Mountrail County, North Dakota. Olaf Nasset…