By David Baake The Fifth Amendment’s Takings Clause provides that private property shall not be “taken for public use, without just..
By Ann T. Schwing When a landowner makes a charitable gift of a conservation easement to a nonprofit organization or government entity and..
By Jessica E. Jay Rarely in the legal discourse is an author afforded the opportunity to revisit and update a recently published law review..
By Jonathan Thrope Minard Run Oil Co. v. United States Forest Service (Minard Run II) presents a traditional story with a unique cast of..
By Jessica E. Jay As the use of perpetual conservation easements to protect private property for the public’s benefit grows in..
By Hannah Wiseman Energy drives economies and quality of life, yet accessible traditional fuels are increasingly scarce. Federal, state,..
By Jared Policicchio After five years of relative quiet, federal property law doctrine is once again the site of renewed controversy. Last..
By Josh Eagle Data on the average value of donated conservation easements reveal that donors are, on the surface, exceptionally generous in..