“The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde is not just one of the most extraordinary novels ever written, but an allegory of the history of the U.S. Constitution.Read More »
Tag Archives: Takings Clause
Constitutional Law — Takings Clause — environmental contamination
2009AP1557 260 North 12th Street, LLC, v. DOTRead More »
THE DARK SIDE: Reflections on the protests at the Capitol
The Takings Clause provides that no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.Read More »
07-C-0303 Burton v. American Cyanamid Co.
Constitutional Law Due process; Takings Clause; retroactive liability The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s adoption of the risk contribution doctrine for lead paint manufacturers was not unconstitutional. “[E]ven assuming that the risk contribution doctrine imposed retroactive liability and that judicial decisions in the civil law area were subject to constitutional challenge on retroactivity grounds, the doctrine does not violate either the Due ...Read More »