In 1999, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a jury verdict against Monterey, Calif., for refusing to allow property owners to develop their property. The Institute co-authored an amicus curiae brief in City of Monterey v. Del Monte Dunes with the nation’s leading constitutional scholar on such takings—University of Chicago law professor Richard Epstein.
February 27, 1999
U.S. Supreme Court
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