Tag: Florida

Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Florida beach takings case

Posted on Dec 1, 2009 in News & Events

On Wednesday, December 2, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Stop the Beach Renourishment, Inc. v. Florida Dep’t of Environmental Protection, et al. For background on the case see our previous posts here and here as well as the case resource page on inversecondemnation.com by OCA Hawaii Member, Robert Thomas.

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Week (or two) in Review

Posted on Jul 10, 2009 in News & Events

Here are some things that caught our attention over the past week or so…

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Property Prof on SCOTUS review of Stop the Beach Renourishment

Posted on Jul 6, 2009 in News & Events

Widener University Law Professor D. Benjamin Barros summarizes the property rights case (Stop the Beach Renourishment v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection) recently accepted for review by the Supreme Court in his post: What’s at Stake in Stop the Beach Renourishment. (Our post about this case is available here.)

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Supreme Court to hear Florida beach erosion case

Posted on Jun 15, 2009 in News & Events

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a Florida property rights case, Stop the Beach Renourishment v. Florida Dep’t of Environmental Protection, et al. (08-1151). In granting certiorari, the Court will decide whether state legislation to renourish eroded beaches along the coast or lakeshores constitutes a regulatory taking or violates the Fifth Amendment when the boundary lines of waterfront private property is affected.

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Jaxport Opts Out of Eminent Domain Taking After Jury Verdict of $67 Million

Posted on Jul 29, 2008 in News & Events

JACKSONVILLE, FL, Jul 29, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) — After almost two years in litigation, the Board of the Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) has decided to abandon the eminent domain taking of Keystone Coal Company’s 70-acre property on the St. Johns River.

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