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Central Pines Land Co. v. United States

Citation: 32 ELR 20362
No. No. 00-31024, 274 F.3d 881/(5th Cir., 11/23/2001)

The court upholds a district court decision that Louisiana Act 315 of 1940 cannot be applied retroactively to mineral servitudes created prior to the Act but can be applied prospectively to post-1940 transfers. In 1929, a mineral servitude was created for two parcels of land in Louisiana. Between 1933 and 1938, the U.S....

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