Archive for December, 2010

Establishment of Religion or Affordable Housing Incentive? Glassman v Arlington County

After a six-year legal battle, Arlington County, Virginia may have finally prevailed in its plan to create affordable housing one block from the Clarendon Metro station.  See official County statement here.  


What Will You Leave Behind?

By Karen Elliott, Esquire On Monday evening, Phil Baxa, my good friend and colleague, stood in my office, chatting about “work stuff,”


Service District Ordinance Upheld: Nageotte v. Board of Supervisors of Stafford County

As in the Virginia Supreme Court’s November 4, 2010 FFW Enterprises v. Fairfax County opinion, the issue of excluding residential properties by classification from a special tax was addressed the same day