Hirtz v. Texas

ELR Citation: ELR 20644
No(s). H-88-2359 (S.D. Tex. Sep 17, 1991)

The court holds that a state-imposed public easement over private beachfront property is not a compensable taking, and the risk that some property would be lost to the sea was assumed at purchase. After hurricane Alicia in 1983 and the storm tides in 1988, the private beach properties were left part...