Argument analysis: Weighing federal court access for local takings plaintiffs

Property owners sometimes allege that a local government has violated the Fifth Amendment’s takings clause, which prohibits the taking of private property “for public use, without just compensation.” But where can plaintiffs bring those claims? In Wednesday’s argument in Knick v. Township of Scott, the Supreme Court revisited a 1985 case that has made it … Continue reading Argument analysis: Weighing federal court access for local takings plaintiffs