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  • Nonconforming Use Certificates Cannot Extinguish a Nonconforming Use

    By Blaine A. Lucas 
and Alyssa E. Golfieri

    On July 14, the Commonwealth Court rendered a decision in Hunterstown Ruritan Club v. Straban Township Zoning Hearing Board, 2016 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 327 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2016), confirming that a property owner's failure to register a nonconforming use with a municipality and obtain a nonconforming use certificate is not fatal to the continuance of the use.

  • Licensing Contest Looms as Medical Pot Rules Take Shape

    By Ben Seal

    Pennsylvania is moving swiftly ahead with a regulatory scheme to govern the introduction of medical marijuana, issuing its first batch of proposed rules for growers this month.

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  • 2016 Boutique Law Firm Guide

    Looking for a Pennsylvania law firm that specializes in a niche practice area? Then consult The Legal Intelligencer's newly published Boutique Law Firm Guide for 2016.

  • Construction Law

    The Legal's Construction Law supplement includes articles on jury selection and technology, amendments to the state's Mechanics' Lien Law, the use of mediation in construction accidents and tips to avoid delays.

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