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Kennedy Bldg. Assocs. v. Viacom, Inc.

The Eighth Circuit reversed a lower court's strict liability judgment and accompanying punitive damages award against a company in connection with the environmental contamination of a site it once owned. Minnesota's strict liability...

Lhotka v. United States

The court holds that landowners presented a prima facie case of trespass and nuisance against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) for exceeding the scope of a wetlands easement over their property when FWS constructed a series of...