Environmental Law Newsletter
Read about environmental justice, adaptive regulation, novel legal questions stemming from drone use in marine science, and more.
Gift to fund new Immigration Clinic
» Students will develop skills and deepen knowledge working with clients seeking asylum or facing deportation.
Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council
When David Lucas discovered that he could not build on his beachfront lots, he challenged South Carolina's limits on development along the beach. The legal case that followed, 505 U.S. 1003 (1992), pitted the state's interest in preserving the shoreline against Lucas's rights as a property owner and became a milestone in the law of takings.