Jun 17

A 75-year-old woman who needs a cane to get around was jailed in Marietta, Georgia, this week for threatening to report a code enforcement officer to his superiors.

Source: Georgia Cops Jail an Elderly Woman for Mouthing Off to a Code Enforcement Officer – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Apr 19

Oakland’s system of penalizing landlords for bad conditions in their buildings, in which appeals of penalties are reviewed by an appointee of the same city agency that imposed the original penalty, was dealt a final blow by the state Supreme Court on Wednesday in a case that could affect other cities in California.

Source: High court sides with landlords, bans Oakland penalty system – SFGate

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