Koontz seeking justice at the Supreme Court

January 09, 2013 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

On Tuesday, January 15, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear PLF’s case Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District.


Yesterday, we filed the reply brief, explaining:

This kind of heavy handedness—exacting as much property out of a permit applicant as needed or wanted—will persist, so long as agencies know there is no Takings Clause limitation on their power. Trusting agencies to do the right thing is not the answer; making Nollan and Dolan review available to individuals faced with coercive property exactions—whatever their form and regardless of their timing—is.