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JUST IN THE KNICK OF TIME – KNICK V. TOWNSHIP OF SCOTT

It is very rare, yet it’s going to happen.  The United States Supreme Court will hear an eminent domain case.  The case brought by our friends at Pacific Legal Foundation involves a somewhat bizarre fact pattern.  Okay, it is totally weird.  The Township of Scott, Pennsylvania passed an ordinance affecting private properties determined to be or contain cemeteries. In relevant part, the ordinance required that “all cemeteries within the Township . . . be kept open and accessible to the general public during daylight hours” and that no owner could… read more

Posted in Fifth Amendment, Knick v Township, Ripeness of Claims, Williamson County
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