No More Free Easements: Judicial Takings for Private Necessity

20 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2011 Last revised: 29 Mar 2014

John Martinez

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Date Written: March 14, 2011

Abstract

This article bridges the fields of constitutional judicial takings and the common law of easements that arise because of private necessity. The article suggests that the law of takings requires payment when a court declares that an easement should be established because of private necessity.

Keywords: judicial takings, implied easements, private necessity, just compensation, takings

JEL Classification: D61,D63,D72,D78,D81,D82,D84,D91,D92,E13,E22,E61,E62,G14,H21,H53,H72,K11,K12,K41

Suggested Citation

Martinez, John, No More Free Easements: Judicial Takings for Private Necessity (March 14, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1785922 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1785922

John Martinez (Contact Author)

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law ( email )

383 S. University Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730
United States

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