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Webb v. Dallas, Tex., City of

ELR Citation: ELR 20135
Nos. No. 01-11398, 314 F.3d 787/(5th Cir., 12/16/2002)

The court holds that Texas' doctrine of sovereign immunity does not render the city of Dallas immune from a suit by the heirs of a landowner who bequested land to the city for use as a park. Under the bequest to the city, if the land was not used as a public park or if the park name was changed, the land reverted to the landowner's heirs....

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