Property Rights

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A Big Legal Blow to the Rails-to-Trails Movement

How a U.S. Supreme Court decision could endanger thousands of America's recreational trails.

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How the Supreme Court Made It Harder to Prepare for Climate Change

Should waterfront developers have to contribute to flood mitigation? With Koontz, it just got a lot harder to ask them.

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The Supreme Court Just Handed Real Estate Developers a Huge Win

A major new property-rights decision could "work a revolution in land-use law."

The Strange Case of Squatters' Sovereignty

A new twist on property rights, in a suburb outside of Washington, D.C.

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The Case of Georgia's Disappearing Property Deeds

The country's newly digitized land registration database transferred scores of private property parcels to the state.