Building group publishes PLF article on ripeness
Author: Daniel Himebaugh
My guest column for the Building Industry Association of Washington's newsletter, Building Insight, appears in the May/June 2011 issue. In the article, I discuss the onerous nature of Washington's ripeness doctrine as it applies to regulatory takings cases, and argue that courts should follow precedent that offers flexibility to land use applicants — precedent that PLF has fought to win over the years.
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