property rights

  • A Century-Long "Reign of Error" for SCOTUS Typo

    by Adam Liptak

    A typo placed in a preliminary slip opinion was formally corrected, but has been cited at least 14 times in cases concerning property rights, highlighting the problem that the Court's corrections often receive less attention than their announcements. 

  • The Obscure Case That Could Blow Up American Civil-Rights and Consumer-Protection Laws

    Law professor Eduardo Peñalver argues that the case of Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid which challenges a 1975 California law allowing labor organizers limited access to private agricultural land to speak to workers, could apply a radical version of the "takings" doctrine to block many kinds of labor, consumer, and civil rights law.