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Jisser v. City of Palo Alto, California Documents 11-19-15

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J. David Breemer

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David (Dave) Breemer developed a passion for liberty while reading classics such as John Locke’s Two Treatises of Government and Thomas Paine’s The Rights of Man, as he pursued a … ›

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Larry G. Salzman

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Larry Salzman is a Senior Attorney litigating cases involving property rights and economic liberty. He is also an adjunct clinical professor at Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law, in Orange … ›

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By Larry G. Salzman

A just end to property rights battle in Palo Alto

Today PLF dismissed its appeal of a case involving the Jisser family, owners of a small mobile home park in Palo Alto, Calif., who were being forced to pay millions … ›

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By Larry G. Salzman

Palo Alto Mobile Home Case Appealed

This week PLF filed its opening brief in the US Court of Appeals on behalf of the Jisser family, who are fighting an extortionate demand that they pay approximately $8 million in “affordable housing” assistance as a condition of getting a permit to close their mobile home park in Palo Alto, Calif

Their case was dismissed on procedural grounds by the district court back in June We argued that the city’s monetary demand was an unconstitutional condition on the Jissers’ right to use their land, or a taking of their money But the lower court said that the family should have litigated their case all the way

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Major Property Rights Battle Continues In Palo Alto

PLF Director of Communications Harold Johnson interviews PLF attorney and Director of the Liberty Clinic project, Larry Salzman, about their case titled Jisser v City of Palo Alto The Jisser family would like to get out of the mobile home park business in Palo Alto as they look forward to retirement, but the City demands that they pay millions of dollars in “mitigation” payments to their tenants as a condition of receiving a permit to close the park

https://soundcloudcom/courting-liberty/major-property-rights-battle-continues-in-palo-alto

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