Tag: property rights

U.S. Supreme Court Embraces Property Owner’s Right to Exclude

Filed in Legal by on June 23, 2021 9 Comments
U.S. Supreme Court Embraces Property Owner’s Right to Exclude

The Supreme Court rules that a “central importance” of property ownership is the “right to exclude” others. 

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Louisiana Landowners Score Property Rights Win in Dusky Gopher Frog Case

Filed in Codes and Standards, Environment, Legal by on July 11, 2019 0 Comments
Louisiana Landowners Score Property Rights Win in Dusky Gopher Frog Case

In a victory for property rights, a Louisiana family earlier this month reached a settlement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in which the federal government agreed to drop its efforts to designate a critical habitat designation for the dusky gopher frog on their land.

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Supreme Court Allows Property Rights Plaintiffs to Go Directly to Federal Court

Filed in Legal by on June 21, 2019 3 Comments
Supreme Court Allows Property Rights Plaintiffs to Go Directly to Federal Court

In a huge victory for NAHB and its members, the U.S. Supreme Court today reversed a long-standing land use decision that made it nearly impossible for property owners to bring a Fifth Amendment takings claim in federal court.

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