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Takings Claims & Ripeness: Developers’ Constitutional Challenge of an Exaction Ordinance Cannot Escape the Compensation Prong of Williamson County v. Hamilton Bank

Developers' constitutional challenge to an ordinance requiring the provision of affordable housing in new subdivisions was not ripe, according to a recent decision by the Tenth Circuit, because the developers' Takings claim was not exempt from the compensation prong of Williamson County Reg'l...

Cattle Owners Seek Review of Adverse Decision On Water Grazing Rights

By William Perry Pendley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mountain States Legal Foundation A western, nonprofit, public-interest legal foundation with decades of experience defending the rights of westerners against the federal government has urged the Supreme Court of the United States to...