High Court Skeptical Of Texas Claim To Okla. Water

Law360, Dallas (April 23, 2013, 8:23 PM EDT) -- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday pressed a Texas water district to justify its claim the state has a right to cross into Oklahoma to draw down its allocation of water from the Red River under a four-state water-sharing compact in a case challenging Oklahoma laws barring water exports.

Justice Samuel Alito said the idea that Texas has the right to go into Oklahoma and take private property through eminent domain if necessary conjures an image of the state sending the National Guard or the Texas...
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