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Public Coastal Access in Florida Contested

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December 03, 2009 05:45AM
http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/12/02/02greenwire-supreme-court-justices-hear-arguments-in-high-31815.html
Supreme Court Justices Hear Arguments in High-Stakes Takings Case

Published: December 2, 2009

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today on whether Florida's Supreme Court violated the U.S. Constitution's regulatory takings clause when it upheld a plan to create a state-owned public beach between private waterfront property and the Gulf of Mexico......

(California is fortunate to have implemented public coastal access years ago. Implied in this lawsuit is the concept of a "scenic easement" by private interests but it seems like a strange property right that could have unlimited implications.)



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