Category: Constitutional Law

THANA v. BD. OF LICENSE COMMRS. FOR CHARLES CNTY., MD., NO. 15-1660

Decided: June 28, 2016 The Fourth Circuit reversed the district court’s Rooker-Feldman ruling and remanded for further proceedings. In 2009, Plaintiffs, owner of Thai Palace, a restaurant and lounge, sought an alcoholic beverage license from the Board of License Commissioners of Charles County, Maryland (the Board).  Thai Palace previously had...

RALEIGH WAKE CITIZENS ASS’N v. WAKE CNTY. BD. OF ELECTION, NOs. 16-1270 & 16-1271

Decided: July 1, 2016 The Fourth Circuit reversed the district court’s ruling and remanded in part and affirmed in part. In 2013, the General Assembly passed Session Law 2013-110 making numerous changes to the School Board’s method of selection, changing the make-up from nine single-member districts to seven single-member districts. ...