A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Caquelin v. United States recently ruled unanimously in favor of an Iowa landowner whose property was taken by the federal government under the Trails Act for a public recreational rail-trail. Lawyers for the federal government argued the government was not required to pay Ms....
In conjunction with the recently-filed lawsuit asking the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida to stop Sarasota County from removing “encroachments” from the Legacy Trail right-of-way, Thor Hearne and True North Law filed a motion for preliminary injunction to bring this to the court’s immediate attention. The motion asks the...
True North Law Files Federal Lawsuit on behalf of landowners to stop Sarasota County from removing Legacy Trail “Encroachments”
Thor Hearne and True North Law have filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida to stop Sarasota County from removing what the county calls “encroachments” on the Legacy Trail corridor. The lawsuit asks the judge to enter a temporary restraining order and injunction against Sarasota County to stop the...
True North represents Miami, Florida landowners whose property the Federal government took under the federal Trails Act. The federal Trails Act imposes a new easement for public recreation and a future possible railroad across landowners’ property. The United States Supreme Court has ruled that when the federal government invokes the Trails...
(U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit), 188 F. Supp.3d 577 (E.D. Va. 2016), affirmed 843 F.3d 592 (4th Cir. 2016) Thor was appointed by Virginia’s Attorney General as special counsel for the Commonwealth of Virginia to defend the state’s photo-voter ID law. As lead trial and appellate counsel Thor successfully defended the Virginia...
- Sarasota Landowners Represented by Thor Hearne and True North Law File Motion Asking Court to Hold the Government Liable for Taking Property for the Sarasota Legacy Trail
- True North Law Files Amicus Brief on behalf of Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft in DOJ Lawsuit Against Texas
- Another group of landowners on the Legacy Trail have filed a lawsuit
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Room booked! Thanks @invcondemnation! Looking forward to the conference! https://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/2022/06/update-2023-ali-cle-eminent-domain-land-valuation-litigation-conference-hotel-blocks-open-reserve-yo.html @ALI_CLE @Amy_ALI_CLE @OwnersCounsel
Sarasota landowners represented by @FederalTakings ask court to hold government liable for taking their land in violation of the 5th Amendment. https://truenorthlawgroup.com/sarasota-landowners-represented-by-thor-hearne-and-true-north-law-file-motion-asking-court-to-hold-the-government-liable-for-taking-property-for-the-sarasota-legacy-trail/ @invcondemnation
Hoping to hear more about this case soon! @invcondemnation: https://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/2022/04/are-the-federal-courts-powerless-when-a-condemnor-doesnt-pay-just-compensation.html
Looking forward to returning to Austin for this eminent, eminent domain conference. https://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/2022/04/its-official-so-mark-your-calendars-ali-cle-eminent-domain-land-valuation-litigation-conference-feb-.html @ALI_CLE @invcondemnation
Congratulations to Jim Burling at @PacificLegal for being chosen to receive the @BrighamKanner Property Rights Prize! A great honor and well deserved! https://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/2022/03/burling-to-receive-william-mary-law-schools-2022-brigham-kanner-property-rights-prize.html @invcondemnation @WMLawSchool