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Here’s what we’re reading this Friday: Plaintiffs Cannot Bring Inverse Condemnation Claims Before a Public Agency Makes a Final Determination on Allowable Development – California Land Use & Development Law Report One reason for the high cost of housing in California may surprise you — overregulation – Los Angeles Times (Barista’s note: is anyone surprised at all by this?)  Law Prof Richard Epstein to Lead Challenge of Obama Center in Jackson Park – Chicago Maroon…
No sooner was the ink dry on the Supreme Court’s opinion in Knick v. Township of Scott, than the Court’s decision started to have some effect. First, the Court granted another pending cert case on takings ripeness and sent back down to the Ninth Circuit for more in light of Knick. And now this order¬†from the Seventh Circuit in a case that had been argued (listen above, or download here), but held…
We were all set to offer our deep analysis of the California Court of Appeal’s recent (published) opinion in Three Aguila, Inc. v. Century Law Group, LLP, No. B289452 (July 2, 2019), when our colleagues at the California Eminent Domain Report blog beat us to it. In “Court Decision Serves as Important Reminder on Crafting Lease Condemnation Provisions,” Brad Kuhn writes about a case in which the condemnation clause in a lease…
If you are going to be attending the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco next month, here are some of the CLE and other programs of interest to property, land use, and eminent domain types, sponsored by our Section, the State and Local Govt Law Section:  Thursday, Aug. 8 Knick Overrules Williamson County: What Does it Mean for Eminent Domain (in person, or webinar) In June 2019, the Supreme Court overruled its Williamson County precedent,…
The flag of the State of Hatu Williams, a prisoner, thought that Utah prison officials should have paid him interest on his prison account. Acting as his own attorney, he sued under § 1983 for a taking and for a deprivation of due process in federal court, raising claims against the Utah Department of Corrections, several state prison officials in their official capacities, and the bank in which his prison account was housed (and several…