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November 6, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 6, 2019): Southeastern Legal Foundation joined National Association of Reversionary Property Owners, Professor James W. Ely, and the Cato Institute, in filing an amicus brief supporting a group of landowners in Georgia whose property is being unlawfully taken and turned into public trails.

The case...

September 19, 2019

(Austin, Texas): Unless you live in Travis County or Williamson County, Texas, you have likely never heard of the bone cave harvestman. What sounds like something out of a thriller movie is really just a blind, translucent arachnid – a spider so small that it takes nearly 14 surveys to even be sure of its presence.

Desp...

July 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC:  The Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution requires just compensation when the government takes private property. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land - but did you know that whether the government can take your property now depends on what state you live in?

This is because a grow...

April 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC:  Less than four years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court recognized disparate impact causes of action under the Fair Housing Act. Tex. Dep’t of Housing and Cmty. Affairs v. Inclusive Cmtys. Project, 135 S. Ct. 2507 (2015). This means that a person alleging discrimination under the Fair Housing Act now needs to...

March 19, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC: Southeastern Legal Foundation joined the National Federation of Independent Business, Cato Institute, and others in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to grant certiorari in Love Terminal Partners v. United States – a regulatory taking case out of the Federal Circuit.

The case involves the classic example of...

January 17, 2019

UPDATE (Jan. 16, 2019): Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument for the second time in Knick v. Township of Scott. When the Court ordered reargument, many believed it was to break a 4-4 split on the case (since it was originally argued before Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation). However, the unusual second argum...

November 27, 2018

UPDATE (Nov. 27, 2018): This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in Weyerhaeuser v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, unanimously ruling in favor of the landowners – reaffirming private property rights and striking a major blow against judicial deference to agency decisions - a key component of the 2014 S...

October 16, 2018

WASHIINGTON, DC:  Did you know that your property rights can vary depending on the location of your property? Under the current interpretation of the 5th Amendment’s Takings Clause, a property owner’s right to obtain compensation for a taking depends on several arbitrary factors, such as the property’s location. Appare...

August 9, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC:  The Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution requires just compensation when the government takes private property. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land - but did you know that whether the government can take your property now depends on what state you live in?

This is because a grow...

July 11, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC:  VDP is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its case. SLF, along with NFIB, continues to support VDP, the private company fighting to stop the government from taking its private property solely to limit competition and take over not only the port facility, but also VDP’s business including its cli...

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