Property Reserve, Inc. v. Superior Court

The Eminent Domain Law’s procedure for allowing condemning authorities to perform pre-condemnation testing of property meets state and federal constitutional requirements so long as it is reformed to allow jury determination of the property owner’s damages from the testing.  Code of Civil Procedure 1245.010 et seq. set out a procedure for condemning entities to apply…

City of San Jose v. MediMarts, Inc.

Defendant could not plead the Fifth Amendment to avoid his obligation to collect and pay business taxes to City of San Jose for his marijuana co-op.  A corporate officer may not rely on the Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination in order to avoid producing corporate records.  As an officer of a marijuana co-op, defendant was…