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New Developments in Environmental Law

Tyler owned a condominium that accumulated about $15,000 in unpaid real estate taxes along with interest and penalties. The County seized and sold it for $40,000, keeping the $25,000 excess over Tyler's tax debt, as per a state statute.

Published in Regulatory Taking

The Takings Clause of the United States Constitution and court cases since Pennsylvania Coal v. Mahon (1922) are a check on governmental power which the Due Process and Contracts Clauses used to serve.

Firm founder and senior partner Gregor I. McGregor will present at this year's American Bar Association (ABA) annual meeting in Denver, August 3-5, a survey of 100 years of the Regulatory Taking Doctrine since the seminal court case Pennsylvania Coal v. Mahon in 1922.

Published in Announcements

Takings jurisprudence requires that courts know the extent of a regulation’s interference with property rights prior to making any adjudication on its validity. Williamson County Regional Planning Commission v. Hamilton Bank, 473 U.S. 172 (1985)

Published in Municipal Law

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