Change in Direction for California High Speed Rail

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After being rumored for several weeks, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has released a new business plan that will change the direction of the project. When the bullet train opens, it will start service out of the Bay area, not Southern California as had been originally planned. Under the new business plan that was… Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Case that Could Affect Future Regulatory Takings Cases

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a regulatory takings case involving the debate of what is the relevant parcel for purposes of determining a regulatory taking. After a ruling by the state of Wisconsin in Murr v. Wisconsin, 359 Wisc. 2d 675 (Wis. App. 2014), rev. denied, 862 N.W.2d 899 (Wis. 2015), Joseph,… Read more »