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Counties & the Law


ACCG reports on appellate decisions having an impact on local governments in Georgia.  These summaries are posted on our website each Monday afternoon.  If no decisions are issued in any given week, no report will be made for that week. Only weeks where decisions are issued will reports be provided. 
 

No cases affecting local government this week.
 
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - Trop Inc. d/b/a Pink Pony v. City of Brookhaven
CONTRACTS - Unified Government of Athens-Clark County v. Stiles Apartments Inc.
JUDICIAL SALARIES - Heiskell v. Roberts
 
FRANCHISE AGREEMENT - Advanced Disposal Services Middle Georgia, LLC v. Deep South Sanitation LLC
WORKERS COMPENSATION - Barzey v. City of Cuthbert
 
IMMUNITY - Georgia Department of Corrections v. Developers Surety & Indemnity Co.
 
ANTE LITEM NOTICE - Warnell v. Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County
TAXATION - Fulton County Board of Tax Assessors v. Toro Properties VILLC
 
IMMUNITY - City of Atlanta v. Demita
 
No cases affecting local government this week.
 
CONSERVATION & NATURAL RESOURCES - Georgia River Network v. Turner
IMMUNITY - City of Atlanta v. McCrary
WORKERS COMPENSATION - Chambers v. Monroe County Board of Commissioners
 
IMMUNITY - Liberty County School District v. Halliburton
IMMUNITY - City of Hapeville v. Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation
TAXATION - Slivka v. Nelson
 
No cases affecting local government this week.
 
CIVIL PRACTICE - Druid Hills Civic Association, Inc. v. Buckler
CONDEMNATION - Toler v. Georgia Department of Transportation
IMMUNITY - Lagroon v. Lawson
 
No cases affecting local government this week.
 
 
IMMUNITY - Effingham County Board of Commissioners
LAW ENFORCEMENT - Mecure v. City of Atlanta
LAW ENFORCEMENT - Graham v. City of Duluth
 
 
July 18, 2014
CONDEMNATION – Liberty County v. Eller
CONDEMNATION – Dillard Land Investments LLC v. Fulton County
 
July 11, 2014
IMMUNITY – Fulton County v. Colon
 
July 4, 2014
BONDS – Avery V. State of Georgia
ELECTIONS – Lilly v. Heard
TAXATION – Hansen v. DeKalb County Board of Tax Assessors
 
No cases affecting local government this week.
 
IMMUNITY - Davis v. Effingham County Board of Commissioners
LAW ENFORCEMENT - Mecure v. City of Atlanta
LAW ENFORCEMENT - Graham v. City of Duluth
 

CONDEMNATION – Liberty County v. Eller

CONDEMNATION – Dillard Land Investments LLC v. Fulton County

 
IMMUNITY - Fulton v. Colon
 
BONDS: Avery c. State of Georgia
ELECTIONS: Lilly v. Heard
TAXATION: Hansen v DeKalb County Board of Tax Assessors
 
No cases affecting local government this week.
 
IMMUNITY: Georgia Department of Corrections v. Couch
 
June 13, 2014
IMMUNITY: Marshall v. McIntosh County
 
June 6, 2014
CONDEMNATION: McMeans v. Department of Transportation
IMMUNITY: Greenway v. Northside Hospital, Inc.
 
May 30, 2014
DRUG TESTING: Smith v. city of Atlanta
 
May 23, 2014
No Case affecting local government this week
 
May 16, 2014
No cases affecting local governments this week
 
May 9, 2014
IMMUNITY: Robertson v. McIntosh County School District
 
EASEMENT: Donald Azar, Inc. V. Muche
 
ROADS: Burke County v. Askin
IMMUNITY: Eshleman v. Key
 
ZONING: Noble Parking, Inc. v. Centergy One Associates, LLC
IMMUNITY: Jackson v. Payne
 
ANTE LITEM NOTICE: Tuttle v. Georgia Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
IMMUNITY: Center for a Sustainable Coast, Inc. v. Georgia Department of Natural Resources
IMMUNITY: Battlefield Investments, Inc. v. City of LaFayette
POWERS OF A MAYOR OR COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR: Kautz v. Powell
 
SUPPLEMENTARY POWERS PROVISION: Fulton County v. City of Sandy Springs
IMMUNITY: Roberson v. McIntosh County School District
IMMUNITY: Ratliff v. McDonald
 
EASEMENT: Donald Azar, Inc. V. Muche
IMMUNITY: City of Atlanta, v. Shavers
IMMUNITY: Diamond v. Department fo Transportaton
TAXATIONI: SPH Glynn LLC. v. Glynn County Board of Tax Assessors
 
COUNTY ORDINANCES: Sweeney v. Lowe
NEGLIGENCE: Askew v. Rogers
 
COUNTY BOUNDARIES: Bibb County v. Monroe County
IMMUNITY: Bartow County v. Southern Development III LP
TAXATION: Newton Timber Co. LLLP v. Monroe County Board of Tax Assesors
 
EASEMENTS: Gwinnett County v. McManus
MANDAMUS: Burke County v. Askin
TAXATION: Southern LNC Inc. v. MacGinnitie
 
IMMUNITY: Center for a Sustainable Coast, Inc. v. Georgia Department of Natural Resources
 
No cases affecting local governement this week.
 
CONDEMNATION: ADC Investments LLC v. Department of Transportation
 
No cases affecting local government this week.
 
CONDEMNATION: Darling International, Inc. v. Carter
STORMWATER MANAGEMENT: Polo Golf & Country Homeowners' Association, Inc. V. Rymer 
 
CONDEMNATION: Department of Transportation v. McMeans
 
No cases affecting local government this week.
 
CONDEMNATION: Emery v. Chattooga County
IMMUNITY: City of Milledgeville v. Primus
 
IMMUNITY: City of Atlanta v. Mitcham
 

 
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