Texas Ranch Seeks High Court Review Of $70M Takings Claim

Law360, New York (March 5, 2013, 3:39 PM EST) -- A Texas ranch has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit a state court decision that blocked the ranch's damages related to a failed wetland mitigation permit, saying the Texas Supreme Court's ruling joins a pattern of state court decisions that undermine landowners' rights.

Hearts Bluff Game Ranch Inc. argued in a petition filed Feb. 13 that when the Texas Supreme Court found that the ranch's inability to obtain a wetland mitigation permit was not related to the state's decision to designate a large reservoir that...
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