GIS Case Law

United States v. Harper

Dist. Court, ND Oklahoma, 2023

… See Muscogee (Creek) Nation Maps, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Geospatial Department

Geographic Information System (last accessed January 17, 2023), https://mcngis.com/

index.php/maps; United States v. Orozco-Rivas, 810 F. App’x 660, 668 n.7 (10th Cir …

Fitzpatrick v. Little

Dist. Court, D. Idaho, 2023

… After reviewing the State’s GIS data, it is clear that section 67-1613 only applies

to a small fraction of state-owned land, including the Capitol Mall Complex,

as well as a few other areas in Ada County and a handful of buildings housing …

LAW OFFICE OF CARLOS R. PEREZ v. WHITTIER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Cal: Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate Dist., 8th Div., 2023

… The costs included time spent by Appellant on communicating with its client

regarding the status of claims and case strategy, legal research, meeting

and communicating with expert demographer Jesus Garcia, as well as costs …

Montgomery v. ISLAND CREEK TWP.

2022 Ohio 4757 – Ohio: Court of Appeals, 7th Appellate Dist., 2022

… miles long. (Lawrence Dep. 7-12). Lawrence also identified the county’s geographic

information system (GIS) aerial imagery of the property taken in 2001, 2007, and

2020. (Lawrence Dep. 27-29; Ex. S-8, S-9, S-10). Based off …

CROWNHOLM v. Moore

Dist. Court, ED California, 2022

… In California, plaintiffs create site plans using publicly available geographic

information system mapping data, satellite imagery, and client-provided

information, and then sell them to customers for planning, infrastructure …

Lowers v. TOWN OF ELLETTSVILLE

Ind: Court of Appeals, 2022

… ” Transcript Volume II at 34. He indicated that Structure Two violated the

ten-foot setback based on his viewing of the property and the county’s

geographic information system. The court admitted photographs of Structure …

CHESAPEAKE BAY FND. v. CREG WESTPORT I, LLC

281 A. 3d 906, 481 Md. 325 – Md: Court of Appeals, 2022

… this subtitle; and. (7) To the extent practicable, the size and location of all conserved

and planted forest areas, submitted in an electronic geographic information system

or computer aided design format. [26] DNR’s regulations …

State v. Kent

La: Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 2022

… the jury. [3] Robert Spears, the Geographic Information System (“GIS”) Manager for

Plaquemines Parish, testified that the area from the curb of a street, continuing nine

feet toward private properties, is public property. After being …

TELEMATCH, INC. v. UNITED STATES DEPT. OF AGR.

45 F. 4th 343 – Court of Appeals, Dist. of Columbia Circuit, 2022

… Precedent from other circuits aligns with this conclusion. In Central Platte Natural

Resources District v. USDA, 643 F.3d 1142 (8th Cir. 2011), the Eighth Circuit upheld

USDA’s refusal to release data from its “Geographic Information System.” Id. at 1145 …

Mowery v. NAT. GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

42 F. 4th 428 – Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 2022

The facts taken from Mowery’s complaint as well as other submitted materials show that

in 2014, Mowery, a US Army combat veteran and Bronze Star recipient, began working

as a contractor for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (“Geospatial …

APEX ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY LLC v. RMSI PRIVATE LIMITED

Dist. Court, ED Virginia, 2022

… Id. ¶ 13. According to the allegations in the Amended Complaint, Plaintiffs

have developed automated processes to manage large amounts of

engineering and GIS data, methodologies to automate error identification …

MASLONKA v. Public Utility District No. 1

514 P. 3d 203 – Wash: Court of Appeals, 3rd Div., 2022

514 P.3d 203 (2022). Brock MASLONKA and Diane Maslonka, a marital

community, Appellants, v. PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1 OF PEND

OREILLE COUNTY; and Port of Pend Oreille, Respondents. No …

KSSR PROPERTIES, LLC v. BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC

Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 2022

… Fulton County. Google scaled a 50-foot right of way—10 feet on each side of a

30-foot-wide road—from Google aerials to determine the location of the right of way

and used county and city GIS data to verify the location. KSSR 

LIGHTBOX PARENT, LP v. United States

Court of Federal Claims, 2022

… “) below. [2] GIS stands for geographic information system and refers

to a database of geographic data. [3] In Count I of its Complaint, LightBox

protests alleged misrepresentations in CostQuest’s alternate data usage …

BAYKEEPER v. City of Sunnyvale

Dist. Court, ND California, 2022

… 4, 6). Mr. Draganchuk opines that Defendants need to perform an investigation

to identify sources of exfiltration (“Exfiltration Investigation”) and that this

Exfiltration Investigation needs to include a desktop and Geographic 

West Virginia Highlands Conservancy v. United States Forest Service

Dist. Court, Dist. of Columbia, 2022

… request for information about the Project in July of 2020. Id. He sought

geographic-information-system files from Samuel Lammie, the coordinator for such

requests. Id. But a few weeks later, Lammie denied Webb’s request; the …

IN THE MATTER OF 2022 LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTING OF THE STATE

Md: Court of Appeals, 2022

IN THE MATTER OF THE 2022 LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTING OF THE STATE. Misc.

Nos. 21, 24, 25, 26 and 27, September Term, 2021. Court of Appeals of Maryland.

Argued: April 13, 2022. Filed: August 31, 2022. Getty*, CJ …

Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc. v. CREG WESTPORT DEVELOPERS I, LLC

Md: Court of Appeals, 2022

… this subtitle; and. (7) To the extent practicable, the size and location of all conserved

and planted forest areas, submitted in an electronic geographic information system

or computer aided design format. [26] DNR’s regulations …

Morris v. Sumter County

Ga: Court of Appeals, 2022

… [2] Until recently, the roads were listed as county roads by the regional

Geographic Information System, which maintains maps based on input from

government agencies. [3]. In 1983, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners …

State v. Beets

Tenn: Court of Criminal Appeals, 2022

… turn. Donna Roach, the office manager/administrative technician at the Knoxville,

Knox County, Knoxville Utilities Board Geographic Information System (“KGIS”),

testified as an expert in geographic information systems. The …

TELEMATCH, INC. v. United States Department of Agriculture

Court of Appeals, Dist. of Columbia Circuit, 2022

… Precedent from other circuits aligns with this conclusion. In Central Platte Natural

Resources District v. USDA, 643 F.3d 1142 (8th Cir. 2011), the Eighth Circuit upheld

USDA’s refusal to release data from its “Geographic Information System.” Id. at 1145 …

Mendes v. Wendling

Dist. Court, WD Virginia, 2022

… (Petty Decl. ¶ 9; Wendling Decl. ¶ 10; Wendling Dep. 62.) Mendes attempts to craft

a dispute of fact by arguing that Wendling reviewed the GIS data before the CAV and

became aware of some of the comparator property violations …

IN THE MATTER OF ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO NJAC 7: 9B

NJ: Appellate Div., 2022

… The proposal stated that mapping information for the affected waterways was

available “as a Geographic Information System (GIS) coverage at

https://www.nj.gov/dep/gis” and that “a digitized version of proposed stream …

IN THE MATTER OF ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO NJAC 7: 9B

NJ: Appellate Div., 2022

… The DEP reasoned that, while helpful, maps and GIS data “are not necessary

to locate the waterbodies affected by the proposed amendments” because

the proposal notice contained “narrative descriptions of each segment …

TREX PROPERTIES LLC v. 25th STREET HOLDING COMPANY, INC.

Dist. Court, WD North Carolina, 2022

… (j) With respect to any other kinds of electronic data, including data from databases, CAD

drawings, GIS data, videos, etc., the Producing Party may produce the ESI in native format

or a reasonably usable form, or may initiate a meet-and-confer to determine a reasonably …

Mailliard v. EDGEWOOD DEVELOPMENT, LLC

Pa: Superior Court, 2022

… sale, which included looking at legal advertisements in the Crawford County

Legal Journal, the Meadville Tribune, the sheriff’s handbills, the docket, the

actual pleadings in the Mailliard-Sterling foreclosure action, tax records, a …

GIS Whore

TAKADU LTD. v. INNOVYZE, INC.

Dist. Court, D. Delaware, 2022

… shift; and. reporting the resource distribution network event. The ‘519 is titled “System

and Method for Analyzing GIS Data to Improve Operation and Monitoring of Water

Distribution Networks.” Claim 1 recites: A computer-implemented …

MASLONKA v. PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1 OF PEND OREILLE COUNTY

Wash: Court of Appeals, 3rd Div., 2022

… FEARING and LAWRENCE-BERREY, JJ., concurs. [1] Geographic information system.

[2] Two other diking districts also exist in the area, managing culverts, gates, and pumps

along other areas of the river. Diking districts are organized under chapter 85.05 RCW …

Getz v. SUPERIOR COURT OF EL DORADO COUNTY

Cal: Court of Appeal, 3rd Appellate Dist., 2021

… (See County of Santa Clara v. Superior Court (2009) 170 Cal.App.4th 1301,

1323-1324 [catchall exemption did not apply to request for disclosure of

county’s geographic information system basemap data, which would …

IN THE MATTER OF PUBLIC WATERS RESTORATION ORDER ISSUED TO MACIEJ

Minn: Court of Appeals, 2022

… on an electronic program known as ArcGIS. ArcGIS is a geographic information

system that produces aerial images of property and shows the approximate

boundaries of public waters. Spiegel explained that, when the DNR …

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Bolinger v. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, Pa: Commonwealth Court 2021

DIN v. Montgomery County

Dist. Court, D. Maryland, 2022

… 2. Experience using geographic information system (GIS) program to create new and

managing existing data in order to create new and modify existing maps. 3. Experience

representing organizations and making oral presentations in meetings with the public …

State v. Holmes

Tenn: Court of Criminal Appeals, 2022

… Donna Roach worked for the Knoxville, Knox County, Knoxville Utilities Board Geographic

Information System (“KGIS”) and did “the computer mapping for Knox County.” KGIS “can

do digital data or actually cut maps and different type[s] of GO processing …

Gong v. Savage

2022 NY Slip Op 50526 – NY: Supreme Court, 2022

… The project information includes but not limit to [sic] GPS and GIS data made

available to [defendant] for working on these projects, grant proposals, existing

programming codes, and programming codes or database [defendant is] …

Friedmann v. Jefferson County Board of Education

Ky: Supreme Court, 2022

… voting precinct of the person signing[.]”. [8] LOJIC is an information consortium serving

Louisville and Jefferson County to maintain a geographic information system. [9]

509 SW3d 58 (Ky. App. 2016). [10] Had the county clerk …

State v. McKenzie

Tenn: Court of Criminal Appeals, 2022

… Trial — November 9-10, 2020. Donna Roach, a tech office manager for the Knoxville/Knox

County Geographic Information System, testified that she prepared two maps with a 1,000

feet buffer around 2300 Center Avenue. The maps were received as an exhibit 

2021 NY Slip Op 05903 In the Matter of Broome County Concerned Residents et al., Petitioners, v. New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment et al., Respondents, et al., Respondents.