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Trolling for Windfalls

On September 30, 2014, the federal District Court for the District of Columbia let the first shoe drop in the controversial takings litigation based on the federal government’s bailout of the Federal National Mortgage Association (“Fannie Mae”) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac”). 343 more words

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Regulatory Takings: Annicelli v. Town of South Kingstown

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that I would be writing about Annicelli v. South Kingstown. Not a lot of people have heard of this case, except those of us geeky enough to spend our time reading regulatory takings law. 1,984 more words

Flooding

Voluntary Action Cannot be a Taking (Naturally)

Illustrating the principle that voluntariness is a defense to a takings claim, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently ruled that a Florida hospital could not challenge a cap on reimbursements for providing medical treatment to federal detainees because the hospital voluntarily subjected itself to the requirement to provide medical care according to these terms. 270 more words

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The asserted "right to defend" coastal property

The California Court of Appeals has issued an interesting decision rejecting a takings claim based on restrictions imposed by the California Coastal Commission on landowners’ alleged “right to defend” their properties from coastal erosion. 445 more words

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Government Warnings Are Not Takings

Last week, in Dimare Fresh, Inc. v. United States, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims affirmed that, after all, there really are some categorical limits to takings liability. 142 more words

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Coastal Retreat and the Takings Clause

The recent decision by the federal District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina in the case of Town of Nags Head v. Toloczko… 788 more words

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