Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District
There must be a "nexus" and "rough proportionality" between the government's conditions for issuing a land-use permit and the effects of the proposed development even when the government denies the permit and even when the demand is for money.
American Trucking Association v. City of Los Angeles, California
The Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act preempts a requirement that drayage trucks using the Port of Los Angeles bear placards and submit off-street parking plans.
Maryland v. King
When police make an arrest supported by probable cause for a serious offense, taking and analyzing a cheek swab of the arrestee's DNA is reasonable under the Fourth Amendment.
City of Arlington, Texas v. FCC
Courts must apply Chevron deference to an agency's interpretation of a statutory ambiguity concerning the scope of an agency's jurisdiction.
McBurney v. Young
Virginia's Freedom of Information Act, which grants only Virginians access to public records, violates neither the Constitution's Privileges and Immunities Clause nor the dormant Commerce Clause.
Wos v. EMA
Medicaid preempts a North Carolina statute designating one-third of a tort recovery as medical expenses.
Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center
Clean Water Act regulations do not require obtaining National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits for discharging stormwater runoff from logging roads into navigable waters.
Los Angeles County Flood Control District v. Natural Resources Defense Council
The flow of water from an improved portion of a navigable waterway into an unimproved portion of the same waterway does not qualify as a discharge of pollutants under the Clean Water Act.