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COOK v. CITY OF BUENA PARK, G031326

Defendant-City's ordinance, which requires landlords to undertake eviction proceedings when the chief of police suspects illegal drug-related activity in the rental unit, is unconstitutional as a violation of procedural due process.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/28/2005
  • Published 01/28/2005

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Richards, Watson & Gershon, Gregory M. Kunert, Chandra Gehri Spencer and Ginetta L. Giovinco, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Appellant., Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin, Arnold M. Alvarez-Glasman, West Covina, and Mathew M. Gorman for League of California Cities as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant., Law Office of Ron Talmo, Ron Talmo;  Law Offices of Russell Shields and Russell Shields for Plaintiff and Respondent., Heidi P. Poppe for California Apartment Association as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Respondent.
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