The Supreme Court Further Expands the Definition of a Physical “Taking” of Property That Violates Fifth Amendment Protections

At the end of its recent term, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a new decision on the law of takings. The case, Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, was a labor relations dispute disguised as a takings case, but its resolution has important implications for the terms on which New York developers can get access to adjoining property in aid of their construction projects. In Cedar Point Nursery, a divided Court ruled, by a 6-3 vote, that a state regulation authorizing very limited temporary entry by...
By: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP