The Complex Law of Takings: Three New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions

For Wisconsin Counties (August 2005)

The United States Supreme Court issued three important decisions about takings claims: claims for just compensation when government "takes" private property for public use. They are significant for Wisconsin counties because they clarify what constitutes a taking, the procedure for pursuing federal and state takings claims, and the authority of local governments to take private property for private development that has a public purpose.

Filed Under: Government Law