by Timothy Sandefur
The Institute for Justice announced today that it's filing a lawsuit against the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, which is brazenly violating state law by proceeding with a project to seize 400 acres of private property and transfer it to a private developer.
Meanwhile–at this very moment, in fact–arguments are proceeding in circuit court in Pacific Legal Foundation's lawsuit against Riviera Beach.
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