Appeals Court Ruling May Snuff Out Oregon Property Rights Claim
Appeals court ruling may snuff out Oregon property rights claim
July 21, 2010
A federal appeals court may have doused a legal theory that threatened to blow up the uneasy truce on Oregon's land-use battlefield. Acting on a low-profile Jackson County case, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that property development rights granted under 2004's Measure 37 aren't legal contracts. . .