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Posted: December 3, 2014

Transcripts and Videos of Arguments in the Court of Appeals for the Week of November 17, 2014, Now Available

On November 17, 2014, we noted two cases of interest from the oral arguments for the week of November 17, 2014:

  • No. 223Rigano v. Vibar Construction, Inc. (Proceeding No. 1) and Vibar Construction Corp. v. Fawn Builders, Inc. (Proceeding No. 2) (considering whether misidentification of the true owner on a mechanics lien is a jurisdictional defect which cannot be cured by an amendment). See the transcript and the video.
  • No. 228: 172 Van Duzer Realty Corp. v. Globe Alumni Student Assistance Association, Inc. (considering whether a lease’s acceleration clause constituted an unenforceable penalty). See the transcript and the video.
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