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In Property Rights Case, Justices Sharply Debate Power of Precedent

In Property Rights Case, Justices Sharply Debate Power of Precedent Overturning a 1985 precedent, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled that plaintiffs may sue in federal court to seek compensation as soon  as state and local governments take their property through eminent  domain. The earlier ruling had required plaintiffs to sue in state  court. The vote was 5 to 4, with the  court’s more conservative justices in the majority. The decision was  notable for an exchange about the court’s attitude…

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