Philly Again Beats Developer's Due Process Claims

Law360, Philadelphia (August 16, 2013, 3:16 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Thursday again concluded that Philadelphia’s City Council did not violate the constitutional rights of a real estate owner by refusing to authorize the paving of a road he claims is necessary to put a housing development on his 8-acre tract.

After first dismissing in April Parker Avenue LP’s claims that the two council members who declined to support his calls for paving abused their authority, U.S. District Senior Judge Harvey Bartle tossed the developer’s amended complaint, once again finding that it...
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