Appeals Court Asked To Revive Fla. Keys Takings Case

Law360, Miami (June 19, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT) -- A Florida couple on Wednesday asked an appeals court to reinstate their suit over what they say is a regulatory taking of their nine-acre offshore island, arguing that the government had the burden of proving that increasingly strict regulations didn't amount to a taking.

Gordon and Molly Beyer told Florida's Third District Court of Appeal that a trial court erred in granting summary judgment to the city of Marathon and the state of Florida on the basis of laches, meaning that the Beyers had unreasonably delayed...
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