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Tichinin v. City of Morgan Hill

(2009) 171 Cal.App.4th 1079, a Court of Appeal case, holding that attorneys have a right and duty to investigate their cases, and that retaliation against them by government for doing so is a violation of the First Amendment rights to petition and of free speech that is actionable under the Federal Civil Rights Act, 42[...]
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Heninger v. County of Santa Clara

(1987) 186 Cal.App.3d 601, 231 Cal.Rptr. 11, a Court of Appeal case establishing that statute requires an Environmental Impact Report, rather than a Negative Declaration, to be prepared whenever there is evidence that a project may have an adverse impact upon the environment, even if there s a countervailing evidence that an adverse impact may[...]
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Heninger v. Dunn

(1980) 101 Cal.App.3d 858, 162 Cal.Rptr. 104, a Court of Appeal case which holds that the statutory double and treble damages provisions for injuries to trees can be measured by the cost of replanting a California native forest environment destroyed by construction of a trespass road.
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