"Put Your Makeup On, Fix Your Hair Up Pretty, And Meet Me Tonight In Atlantic City."

Apparently there is more than fist bumping (pumping?) going on "down the Shore." The PropertyProf Blog has an interesting story about what it calls " A Non-Taking On The Jersey Shore ." If nothing else, the story gives me a work-related reason to go down to Atlantic City. I don't...

Stop The Beach (Again): Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Another Potential Case On Judicial Takings

Somewhat lost amid the flurry of opinions handed down by the United States Supreme Court at the end of the 2010-11 session was its grant of certiori in PPL Montana LLC v. Montana (the link takes you to the SCOTUSblog page for the case, which contains the underlying opinion and the cert documents...

Fourth Circuit Rejects Manipulation of Judicial Process As Ocean Manhandles Homes

Can a community condemn shorefront cottages where the beach has eroded at 8 feet per year and the cottages interfere with emergency responders traveling along the beach? Based on the Fourth Circuit's decision at the end of July in Sansotta v Town of Nags Head , [ enhanced version available to lexis...

Fenster on Land Use Exactions Takings & the Impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District

By Professor Mark Fenster What will be the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District on the regulatory conditions called exactions common to land use regulation? Professor Mark Fenster analyzes the Court's decision, including the...