A New Era of Lavish Land Grants: Taking Public Property for Private Use and Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States

28/5 Probate and Property (2014)

11 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2014

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Danaya C. Wright

University of Florida Levin College of Law

Date Written: Summer 2014

Abstract

This article explains the complex history, law, and policy behind the Supreme Court's decision in Brandt Revocable Trust v. U.S. It further discusses some of the implications of the decision for future rail-trail conversions.

Keywords: railroad, takings, eminent domain, property, easements

Suggested Citation

Wright, Danaya C., A New Era of Lavish Land Grants: Taking Public Property for Private Use and Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States (Summer 2014). 28/5 Probate and Property (2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2493841

Danaya C. Wright (Contact Author)

University of Florida Levin College of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 117625
Gainesville, FL 32611-7625
United States
352-273-0946 (Phone)
352-392-3005 (Fax)

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