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Fifth Amendment taking

Fresno v. United States

ELR Case

The Court of Federal Claims granted in part and denied in part the Bureau of Reclamation's motion to dismiss a lawsuit concerning its curtailing of water deliveries during a drought in California. The city of Fresno and irrigation...

Upstream Addicks and Barker (Texas) Flood-Control Reservoirs

ELR Case

The Court of Federal Claims held the U.S. government liable for the flooding of homes and businesses near two dams managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Houston during Hurricane Harvey. Property owners argued that the...