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Summa Corp. v. California ex rel. State Lands Comm'n

ELR Citation: ELR 20464
Nos. No. 82-708, 466 U.S. 198/(U.S., 04/17/1984)

The Court holds that California's public trust interest in certain privately held tidelands was extinguished when the state failed to assert the interest in federal patent proceedings establishing the validity of title to lands ceded by Mexico in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo after the Mexican-American War....

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