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CASE ENTRY

Katzin v. United States

Can a fax message from a gov’t official asserting ownership over land constitute a “physical taking” of the land? No, says two-thirds of a Federal Circuit panel, in an opinion that reproduces a map from 1887 but sadly does not explain why people are still sending faxes.


Tags: 2018, Federal Circuit, Fifth Amendment, Property Rights, Takings Clause

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