9780847680290

Land Rights The 1990s Property Rights Rebellion

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  • ISBN13:

    9780847680290

  • ISBN10:

    0847680290

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1995-06-06
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Summary

In the 1990s a grass-roots movement has sprung up among ordinary people to fight regulatory actions taking away their rights to land. In this collection of new essays, twelve distinguished scholars of economics, law, and public affairs address the history and causes of this movement. They document and analyze Supreme Court decisions on regulatory takings, enforcement activities of the Corps of Engineers and EPA, and case studies involving takings under the Endangered Species Act.

Table of Contents

Preface
The Property Rights Movement: How It Began and Where It Is Headedp. 1
Property Rights and the Police Powers of the State: Regulatory Takings: An Oxymoron?p. 31
The Lucas Case and the Conflict over Property Rightsp. 67
Land-Rights Conflicts in the Regulation of Wetlandsp. 103
Property Rights Conflicts Under the Endangered Species Act: Protection of the Red-Cockaded Woodpeckerp. 151
The Property Rights Movement and State Legislationp. 199
The Political Economy of State Takings Legislationp. 233
Elements of Property Rights: The Common Law Alternativep. 269
Federal Zoning: The New Era in Environmental Policyp. 295
Indexp. 319
About the Political Economy Forum and the Authorsp. 331
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