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Ruling in MR-GO Takings Lawsuit

Yesterday, on May 1, 2015, in Saint Bernard Parish Government v. United States, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims found the U.S. government liable in a major takings case arising from property damage in Louisiana caused by Hurricane Katrina and other hurricanes.  1,117 more words

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The Horne Case and the Public Trust in Wildlife

Who could have imagined that the takings case of Horne v Department of Agriculture argued in the Supreme Court this past Wednesday might portend revival of the doctrine of public trust ownership of wildlife?  1,139 more words

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North Carolina Court Finds "Map Act" Filing Equates to a "Taking"

Under North Carolina statute, once the department of transportation files  a map depicting a future taking, “no building permit shall be issued for any building or structure or part thereof located within… 369 more words

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Federal Judge Restrains Government Action On Dune Project in Margate

Yesterday, a United States District Court judge restrained the U.S. Army Corps and NJDEP from any further action towards their joint Little Egg Inlet to Barnegat Inlet Storm Damage Reduction Project pending further hearings to be held in two weeks time.   118 more words

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Koontz and San Francisco Rent Control

The mischief threatened by the Supreme Court’s strikingly incoherent decision in Koontz v. St John’s Water Management District continues to reverberate in the lower courts.  The latest for instance is the October 21, 2014, decision by the federal District Court for the Northern District of California in… 562 more words

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