United States v. 32.42 Acres of Land

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20130
No(s). 10-56568 (9th Cir. Jun 14, 2012)

The Ninth Circuit held that the United States can extinguish California's public trust rights when exercising its federal power of eminent domain. The case involves 32.42 acres of land that the U.S. Navy has continuously leased from the state since 1949. The parcel is subject to California's pub...