Federal Judge Rules most Land-Lease Deals at WLA VAMC are unauthorized by law and therefore void but Stays Enforcement.

by Terry Richards

Judge S. James Otero, Federal District Court Judge for the Central District of California.

Judge S. James Otero, Federal District Court Judge for the Central District of California.

The August 29, 2013 Ruling by Judge Otero set forth below comes directly from this Writer’s U.S. Federal District Court online Court Records PACER account. of the August 29, 2013 Ruling by Judge Otero.

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the following

agreements entered into by the Department of Veterans Affairs (“DVA”) concerning

parcels of land and facilities located on the DVA’s West Los Angeles Campus are

unauthorized by law and therefore void:

The Court STAYS the enforcement of this Judgment with respect to these

existing agreements pending the resolution of any appeal from this Judgment, or,

if no party appeals this Judgment, for 180 days from the issuance of this

Judgment.

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