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Takings law and the public trust, 1992-1997

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 5

Scope and Contents

The Takings Clause, derived from the Fifth Amendment, states that private property cannot be taken for public use, without just compensation.

The Public Trust Doctrine holds in trust for public use some resources such as shoreline, regardless of private property ownership.


  • Creation: 1992-1997

Repository Details

Part of the University of Delaware Library Special Collections Repository

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