Real Property Law Section
News From the Section
Recent Legal Developments
Recent Legal Developments
Current Real Property Tweets From CEB
Following are California real property law tweets and links for February 25--March 29, 2016, provided courtesy of CEB. See California, U. S. Supreme Court, and 9th Circuit daily case tweets on Twitter.com at CEB_CA:
Union of Medical Marijuana Patients, Inc. v. City of Upland (Fourth Dist., Div. One., 3/25/16) [Environmental Law, Government Law, Marijuana Law, Real Property]
Law prohibiting mobile marijuana dispensaries is not a project under CEQA subj to envt'l review.
Blois Construction, Inc. v. FCI/Fluor/Parsons (Second Dist., Div. One, 3/23/16) [Construction Law, Contract Law]
Law prohibiting mobile marijuana dispensaries not project under CEQA subj to envt'l review.
Merkoh Associates, LLC v. Los Angeles Unified School Dist. (Second Dist., Div. Eight., 3/22/16) [Government Law]
Developer’s claim for refund of development fee was governed by Government Code §66020 and was time barred.
Selected Developments in Real Property Law—Real Property Sales Transactions
Courtesy of CEB, we are bringing you selected legal developments in areas of California real property law that are covered by CEB’s publications. This month’s feature is from the February 2016 update to California Real Property Sales Transactions, 4th ed (Cal CEB). References are to the book’s section numbers. See CEB’s RPLS landing page for special discounts for section members.
A new section has been added to chapter 2 discussing the use of "team names" by real estate professionals. See §2.6A.
Among other updates, chapter 4 has been enhanced with additional discussion of disclosure obligations for sellers of real property (see §4.49), of new statutory disclosure obligations, and of a disclosure form for commercial brokers under CC §2079.14 (see §4.135). Read More
The 2017 California Real Property Journal Law Student Writing Competition Is Accepting Papers!
Full details about the 2017 California Real Property Journal Law Student Writing Competition are now posted online. The deadline for submissions is January 20, 2017. The prize includes a complimentary one-year subscription to the CEB Real Property OnLAW Library, a $500 cash stipend, and having the winning article published in the Journal.
Congratulations to Joseph Lewis of the
University of San Francisco School of Law! He's the winner of the the 2016 California Real Property Journal Law Student Writing Competition! Mr. Lewis' article,
Can a Rent-Controlled Lease Be Exempted from a Bankruptcy Estate?, will appear in a future edition of the California Real Property Journal.
See Writing Competition for more information.
The California Real Property Journal Is Looking for Article Editors
Interested in getting more involved with the California Real Property Journal but don't have time to write an article? The Editorial Board is looking for interested candidates for the position of Article Editor (AE). The AE is assigned one article (preferably on a topic relevant to the AE's practice) and works directly with the article author to edit his/her article at both the macro and micro level. AE's do not need to check the accuracy of cites or to correct endnote formatting. Some prior editing and/or writing experience is helpful. For additional information, or if you are interested in applying, please contact the Journal Editor-in-Chief, Nicole Kilgore at email@example.com with a statement of interest, your qualifications, and a short summary of your practice.
Our Own E-Bulletin Cartoonist, Scott Miller!
We are delighted to publish legal cartoons from one of our own -- Scott Miller.
Scott is Of Counsel to Dudnick Detwiler Rivin & Stikker LLP in San Francisco.
His practice focuses on commercial real estate and environmental law. Check
out http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2646318 to order Scott's book on real
estate cartoons, entitled A New Lease on Life. If you have any
suggested topics for Scott, please feel free to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org,
and who knows? You might get your idea immortalized in the next E-Bulletin!
© 2016 Scott H. Miller
Thank You for Being a Section Member - Here's 6 Hours MCLE in Legal Ethics!
We're very grateful for your membership in the Section. As a token of that, we're offering six hours of self-study MCLE credit in the area of Legal Ethics. The programs are posted in our Member's Only Area.
Simply watch the programs and read the accompanying materials, and keep track of having done so. You can report this to the State Bar when it's time to demonstrate your compliance with the MCLE requirements.
The Real Property Law Section Is Now on Facebook and Twitter
We're pleased to announce that the Real Property Law Section has its own social media presence now. Please like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. We're looking forward to interacting with a wider community and reaching out to people who are not currently members.
Save Money with CEB
Continuing Education of the Bar, California (CEB) is extending some special discount offers to our section. As a member of the Real Property Law Section, you're eligible for:
- 10% off selected CEB print or online books
- A rebate on your section dues that can be applied to the cost of a CEB Gold CLE Passport or a CLE program ticket
A complete list of the products eligible for a discount is available on a CEB web page accessible through our Members Only Area. Information about the section dues rebate program can be found on the CEB Web site.
Real Property Law Section
The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
The Real Property Law Section is a State Bar of California-approved MCLE provider.