Justices Snub Suit Claiming Donations Spurred RE Tax Hike

Law360, New York (January 27, 2014, 5:25 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied a request for certiorari from three Illinois property owners who claimed local taxing authorities violated the First Amendment by increasing their property taxes after discovering they donated money to a state representative featured in news reports on alleged political favoritism.  

Louis Capra, Sharad Dani and Harish Dani were hoping the high court would review a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision that dismissed their lawsuit against the Cook County Board of Review, finding the Tax Injunction Act and...
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