Landowners' Wal-Mart Zoning Row Denied High Court Review

Law360, New York (January 7, 2013, 9:07 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by landowner siblings in a dispute over a Michigan city’s zoning laws that had prevented Wal-Mart Inc. from proceeding with a $4 million deal to buy the landowners' property to build a store.

The high court denied a petition for certiorari by landowners Ronald Loesel and his siblings, who own land in the city of Frankenmuth, Mich., and had won a $3.6 million jury verdict in their dispute with the city over certain land-use rules,...
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