Regulatory Takings


By Steven J. Eagle

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Regulatory Takings provides clear, yet trenchant analyses of the federal and state constitutional principles that arise when expanding land use regulations clash with the right of citizens to receive just compensation when their property is taken.

"On Point" Law for the Legal Specialist

Regulatory Takings provides a detailed examination of the substantive and procedural aspects of regulatory takings law as well as the judicial applications of these principles in specific areas, such as exactions on new development and governmental growth restrictions. In the process, Regulatory Takings liberally cites pertinent cases, statutes, and secondary sources. It examines technical considerations unique to regluatory takings, such as special standing requirements, while highlighting widely varying state and local statutes, ordinances, and adminstrative practices. Get detailed analysis on:

  • wetlands regulations
  • exactions on development
  • free speech rights in shopping malls and other private property
  • the Endangered Species Act
  • "exclusionary" zoning
  • asset seizures
  • rent controls

    In this invaluable third edition, the author offers careful and balanced appraisals of both governmental powers and private rights. Whether you represent property owners and developers subject to regulation, units of state or local government, or public interest organizations such as environmental or property rights groups, you'll find Regulatory Takings an indispensable resource.

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