TITLE

Reliance Interests and Takings Liability for Rail-Trail Conversions: Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States

AUTHOR(S)
Wright, Danaya C.
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Environmental Law Reporter: News & Analysis;Mar2014, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p10173
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court case Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. U.S. The case deals with whether the U.S. retains an interest in rights-of-way that was created in the General Railroad Right of Way (FGROW) Act of 1875 if the land were patented into private ownership. It provides a background of FGROW and examines its judicial interpretations as well as the applicability of section 912 to abandoned FGROW, takings liability and reliance interests for rail-trail conversions.
ACCESSION #
94750586

 

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