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Lead paint, public nuisance, and the First Amendment

Lead paint, public nuisance, and the First Amendment

By Deborah J. La Fetra, Senior Attorney Prior to 1951, lead paint was lawfully sold and used in the interior of houses. This presented no problem at the time, but, as it ages and deteriorates, and as little children gnaw on windowsills and such while teething, it can become a source of lead poisoning. For […]

A “Public Nuisance” Lawsuit Puts Home Values in Jeopardy

A “Public Nuisance” Lawsuit Puts Home Values in Jeopardy