This lawsuit is a Fifth Amendment taking case in which Sarasota County Florida landowners ask this Court to order the federal government to pay them for property the federal government took from them. The government took these owners’ land for the northern extension of the Legacy Trail between Sarasota and Venice. The Legacy Trail is a public...
Amicus Brief (U.S. Supreme Court) We represented amici curiae NFIB Small Business Legal Center, Reason Foundation, Southeastern Legal Foundation, National Association of Reversionary Property Owners, Property Rights Foundation of America, and Professor James W. Ely, Jr., in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme...
Amicus Brief (U.S. Supreme Court), 137 S.Ct. 2012 (2017) We served as counsel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and in the U.S. Supreme Court for the National Association of Evangelicals as an amicus party in this First Amendment religious freedom case. The case challenged the Missouri state constitution’s “Blaine Amendment,”...
(Missouri Supreme Court), 464 S.W.3d 171 (Mo. 2015). Thor successfully represented Missouri Farmers Care, a coalition of agricultural groups, in defense of Missouri Constitutional Amendment 1, the “Right to Farm Amendment” in a statewide recount and state supreme court election contest.
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Big win for us at @FederalTakings. Thanks to @inversecondemnation for blogging. The case involves Florida landowners but will help landowners across the country. "Federal Circuit: When Road Is The Property Boundary, Owner's Fee Goes Up to the Centerline" https://shar.es/a3NeUN
True North announces huge victory for
landowners in the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit https://truenorthlawgroup.com/true-north-wins-significant-victory-for-%e2%80%a8landowners-in-the-federal-circuit/ @invcondemnation
Thanks to @invcondemnation for blogging about our big win today in the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for property owners. https://shar.es/a3N1pB
Congrats to @takinglawyer & @marzullalaw for $59 million settlement in breach-of-trust federal lawsuit on behalf of Quapaw tribal members in NE Oklahoma. https://marzulla.com/restoring-dignity-to-the-members-of-the-quapaw-o-gah-pah-tribe-of-oklahoma/
MO House passes Grain Belt Express legislation prohibiting use of eminent domain for private-entity "merchant lines" (high-voltage lines not built to accommodate purchase and sale of transmitted electricity to consumers within the state) @Missourinet: https://www.missourinet.com/2020/02/14/haahr-and-hansen-focused-on-missouri-property-rights-legislation/