NJ Beach Dune Project Hinges On High Court Case

Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 9:39 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday in a battle over how much the state should compensate beachfront property owners when seizing a portion of their land, and experts say a ruling in favor of the homeowners could derail a planned dune project designed to protect the shore from the next Superstorm Sandy.

New Jersey’s high court will hear an appeal from the Borough of Harvey Cedars, N.J., which is seeking to reduce the amount of compensation awarded to Harvey and Phyllis Karan...
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