Federal Government Loses Big in Supreme Court Property Rights Case

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  1. Revmitchell

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    The federal government suffered a major defeat today at the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States. In their unanimous decision, the justices rejected the government’s sweeping claim that a series of recurring floods induced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not qualify as a taking of property under the Fifth Amendment because the flooding was only temporary in duration.

    http://reason.com/blog/2012/12/04/federal-government-loses-big-in-supreme
     
  2. go2church

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    Good - one for the little guy
     

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