Tag Archives: property rights

How the West Was Won: What Does the Brandt Decision Mean for Property Rights?

Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States is a case that any property rights advocate should love—especially if you also happen to be an American history buff. Writing for the majority—which included the entire court, with exception of only Justice Sotomayor—Chief Justice … Continue reading

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NFIB Legal Center’s Winning Streak Continues with Three Victories in Two Days!

This has been a historic year for the NFIB Legal Center. In April SCOTUS Blog listed NFIB Legal Center as one of the top-ten most influential organizations in the Supreme Court—in terms of bringing the Court’s attention to important issues. … Continue reading

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Can government place an “expiration date” on property rights?

Did you know that courts across the country are now saying that your constitutionally protected property rights are subject to an expiration date? This comes as a shocking surprise for those of us who believe that the Constitution was intended … Continue reading

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NFIB Legal Center is batting 1000 in the Supreme Court this week!

At the beginning of the week, we were waiting anxiously for three cases with potential to impact small business. On Monday we received two of those decisions—both victories. And Tuesday morning we received the third—another win! Here is the recap: … Continue reading

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Can Government Hold Your Permit Application Hostage?

Florence Dolan ran a plumbing and electric supply store in Tigard, Oregon—a suburb of Portland. Like many other small business owners, she had plans to expand her store. But, she hit a brick wall when seeking the necessary approvals. This … Continue reading

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