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Taking of private property

MacKenzie v. San Marcos, City of

A district court dismissed property owners' takings, substantive due process, and equal protection claims against a city after the city denied the owners' request for building permits. The owners' takings claim was dismissed for lack of...

Silva v. United States

The court affirms a U.S. Court of Federal Claims' decision that it lacked jurisdiction over an exotic bird breeder's takings and breach of contract claims against the government. In 1989, the breeder entered into a breeding loan...

Hill v. Conway, Town of

The court affirms a district court dismissal of a property owner's 42 U.S.C. §1983 suit, which alleged a New Hampshire town effectuated an uncompensated taking of the owner's property, for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Before...