Regulatory Takings: A Chronicle of the Construction of a Constitutional Concept

Power, Garrett
January 2009
BYU Journal of Public Law;2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p221
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the historical roots of sovereignty and private property in the U.S. In the history of American private ownership, property proved to be useful in the creation of sovereign states, each of which possess the power of disposing unappropriated lands within its own limits. Details on the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution are also considered.


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