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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issues: (1) Whether a compulsory public-access easement of indefinite duration is a per se physical taking; and (2) whether applying the California Coastal Act to require the owner of private beachfront property to apply for a permit before excluding the public from its private property; closing or changing the hours, prices, or days of operation of a private business on its private property; or even declining to advertise public access to its private property, violates the takings clause, the due process clause, and/or the First Amendment.

Recommended Citation: Aurora Barnes, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Apr. 3, 2018, 6:00 PM),