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OCA’s Supreme Court Amicus Brief Seeks to Block the Government’s Efforts to Derail Rails-to-Trails Takings Cases

November 21st, 2013 — In News & Events

OCA’s Supreme Court Amicus Brief Seeks to Block the Government’s Efforts to Derail Rails-to-Trails Takings Cases

The Owners’ Counsel of America (OCA) and National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Legal Center* filed an amici curiae brief in support of the landowner in Brandt v. United States, No. 12-1173 (cert. granted October 1, 2013) urging the United States Supreme Court to reverse a Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decision which held that the United States retained an implied reversionary interest in railroad rights of way.

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November 21st, 2013 — In News & Events

Amici Brief Filed With U.S. Supreme Court Seeks to Block the Government’s Efforts to Derail Rails-to-Trails Takings Cases

The Owners’ Counsel of America and National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Legal Center have jointly filed an amici curiae brief in support of the landowner in Brandt v. United States, No. 12-1173 (cert. granted October 1, 2013) urging the United States Supreme Court to reverse a Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decision which held that the United States retained an implied reversionary interest in railroad rights of way.

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