Taking Aim at Takings Claims

Taking Aim at Takings Claims

…Takings claims can create enormous potential liability for local governments. Respected land use lawyer and planner Dwight Merriam provides an overview of basic takings principles, and addresses questions planning commissioners often have….

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Dwight Merriam, Esq., “Taking Aim at Takings Claims,” (PCJ, Fall 2005); John Ronayne, Esq., “How Far Is Too Far?” (PCJ, Winter 2004); and Irv Schiffman, Esq., “The Property Rights Challenge: What’s a Planner to Do?”…