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  • November 12, 2020    |   Private Property

    New York City is home to more than one million buildings that—when taken together—make up the city’s unmistakable skyline. Although skyscrapers may dominate the skyline, they are only a fraction of buildings in the city. From lofts in the East Village and walk-ups in Chinatown to Brownstones in Brooklyn and single-family homes on Staten Island,…

  • November 9, 2020    |   First Amendment Private Property

    Eagle, WI Fines and Fees

    Small Wisconsin Town Weaponizes Code Enforcement to Enrich a Private Law Firm and Target Its Critics

    “Life on the farm” conjures images of wide-open spaces, grazing animals, and lemonade on the front porch. That is, unless you’re in the Town of Eagle, Wisconsin, where “life on the farm” means endless property inspections and abusive code enforcement. The Town of Eagle, a small municipality where most of the 3,500 residents live on…

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