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The Supreme Court Misses the Mark in Murr v. Wisconsin – It's High Time to Reconcile Regulatory and Physical Takings Law

  1. Background: The Murr v. Wisconsin Case

On June 23, in a 5-3 decision by Justice Anthony Kennedy (Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan joined; Justice Neil Gorsuch did not participate), the U.S. 1,658 more words


SCOTUS Decision: Murr v. Wisconsin

Today the US Supreme Court handed down their decision in Murr v. Wisconsin. In a 5-3 vote (Justice Kennedy writing for the majority, Justice Gorsuch not participating), the Court determined that there was no regulatory taking in this case. 933 more words


Compensation for takings incentivizes rational government decision-making

The Supreme Court is considering an important Takings Clause case on the government’s obligation to pay when it regulates away the value of your property. In… 539 more words

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