State Amicus Briefs

August 11, 2020

Christus Lutheran Church of Appleton v. Wisconsin Department of Transportation

No. 2018-AP-1114

In this case currently before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, OCA addresses important issues arising out of a pre-litigation “jurisdictional” offer made to Christus Church by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation that contained compensation for severance damages to the Church’s

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June 29, 2020

Johnson v. City of Suffolk

Record No. 191563

In this case currently before the Virginia Supreme Court, Virginia oystermen claim that a Sanitation District and the City knowingly operated a sewage and stormwater system in such a way as to discharge wastewater into the Nansemond River, invading oyster beds being leased by the oystermen from the state for the express purpose of oyster cultivation

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