Alexandria Development Dispute Moot, Va. High Court Rules

Law360, Washington (September 9, 2013, 4:01 PM EDT) -- The Virginia Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an appeal over the city of Alexandria's approval of a plan to redevelop the city's waterfront with new hotels and other businesses, saying the case was moot after a City Council "supermajority" voted in favor of the plan.

According to the state high court panel, a March decision by a six-member supermajority of the seven-member Alexandria City Council approving a waterfront redevelopment plan for the city made moot a challenge to the redevelopment plan which protesting residents had argued...
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