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Drawing a Line in the Sand? Florida Beach Case Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Recognize Novel Category of Property Takings

November 3, 2009

In Stop the Beach Renourishment, Inc. v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the stakes for environmental protection are immense: every coastal state and locality that is preparing to fight flooding and erosion from sea-level rise and intensified storms due to climate change is watching closely. Will the Supreme Court announce new constitutional restrictions on states