• Features

    Supreme Court Again Addresses Municipal Sign Regulations

    Steven M. Silverberg

    In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court applied strict scrutiny to a sign regulation as it related to directional signs placed by a local congregation that held services at different locations each week. In April 2022, the Court took another look at the issue of strict scrutiny relating to “off-premises” signs in City of Austin, Texas v. Reagan National Advertising.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Real Property Law

    NYRE Staff

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    Limitation on Easement Width Upheld
    Forged Power of Attorney Voids Documents on Which Mortgagee Relied

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    Landlord & Tenant Law

    NYRE Staff

    Habitability and Harassment Claims Survive Motion to Dismiss
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    Tenant Entitled to Actual Damages for Landlord Breach, But Not to Suspension Payment
    Renovations Qualified Apartment for High-Rent Vacancy Decontrol
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    Co-ops and Condominiums

    NYRE Staff

    Unit Owner Not In Possession Cannot Prevail on Wrongful Ejectment Claim

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