It’s complicated: Court tosses case brought by tenant against landlord who were once allies

This week, after a three-hour hearing on Monday, Judge Polly L. Hall, presiding in 9th Circuit – District Division- Manchester, dismissed both cases.  She didn’t write an order explaining her decision but checked boxes on standardized forms that said Lavigne didn’t prove Alvarez engaged in “prohibited practices” under tenant and landlord laws, and that he did not stalk her as defined under state law. READ MORE