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Here’s the recording of last month’s Federalist Society’s Environmental Law & Property Rights Practice Group teleforum, “Just Compensation: A Suggestion or a Requirement?

Can states unilaterally decide not to pay takings judgments? Some states think so. Louisiana and Florida have laws that say no takings judgment can be paid unless money is specially appropriated to do so—and then they never get around to appropriating the money to pay. These laws are currently being challenged in the Fifth Circuit and the Florida Supreme Court. Please join us for an interesting discussion of this litigation.


Robert McNamara, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice

Daniel Woislaw, Attorney, Pacific Legal Foundation

Stream above, or download it here.