Justices skeptical of Park Service's power to regulate private and state property

January 21, 2016 | By TONY FRANCOIS

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in Sturgeon v. Frost, in which the issue is whether the National Park Service can regulate activity on property it does not own but is located within the exterior boundaries of a National Park. Several justices were skeptical of the federal government’s argument that ̷ ...


Supreme Court justices consider National Park Service control of private and state property

January 20, 2016 | By TONY FRANCOIS

It is ice cold under sunny skies in the nation’s capitol today, as Washington DC braces for yet another storm of the century this coming weekend. It is a fitting setting for the Supreme Court to hear oral argument today in the aptly-captioned Sturgeon v. Frost. In this case, the National Park Service is claiming … ...