Appellate Court Ruling Affirms Musick Expansion
(Santa Ana, CA) — The Fourth District Court of Appeal has again found in favor of the County’s plans to expand the James A. Musick Branch Jail in Irvine, rejecting the fourth lawsuit filed against the expansion by the City of Irvine since 1996.
Irvine most recently argued that the County failed to properly analyze the environmental impacts of the expansion project when the Board of Supervisors in late 2014 approved seeking $80 million in state funding. But the court concluded that the County’s environmental reviews were proper and sufficient. Continue reading