The Vermont Law Review has published an article authored by Damon Key attorneys Robert H. Thomas, Mark M. Murakami, and Tred Eyerly, Of Woodchucks and Prune Yards: A View of Judicial Takings From the Trenches, 35 Vt. L. Rev. 437 (2010).
The article is an essay with their thoughts on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Stop the Beach Renourishment, Inc. v. Florida Dep’t of Environmental Protection, No. 08-11 (June 17, 2010), the “judicial takings” case involving accretion rights and Florida’s “renourished” beaches. Robert, Mark, and Tred filed an amicus curiae brief in that case in support of the property owners.
The complete article is available here.