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Court Cases Substantially Advance the Rights of Property Owners

Posted:
10/31/2004
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Environmental

Joel R. Burcat, Partner and Chair of the Environment and Natural Resources Practice Group, wrote this article that reviews recent rulings from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that support the rights of private property owners. The article discusses new strategies that landowners should consider in filing regulatory takings cases and defensive mechanisms that may be employed by governmental bodies.