Latest Property rights News

Supreme Court welcomes the public again, and a new justice

Oct. 03, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court began its new term Monday with a new justice on the bench, the public back in the courtroom and a spirited debate in a case that pits environmental protections against property rights. The new member of the court, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson,...

Journalist sues Oregon city and county over 2020 arrest

Sep. 30, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon journalist is suing the city of Medford and Jackson County over her arrest in 2020, saying her rights were violated. April Ehrlich filed a legal complaint earlier this month seeking a jury trial and damages, KLCC reported. On Sept. 22,...

As beaches erode, a long-promised fix slips out of reach

Sep. 03, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bill Queen is desperate for sand. The mayor of North Redington Beach has seen the shore shrink steadily over the past few years as the Gulf of Mexico creeps closer to lines of blue cabanas. “Our lifeblood is the sand,” he said. ...

Landowners seek $275K after ND law found not constitutional

Aug. 09, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A landowners group will seek more than $275,000 in lawyers’ fees and other costs after North Dakota’s Supreme Court found a state law pushed by the energy industry amounted to the unconstitutional taking of private property rights. In a ruling last week,...