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Supreme Court Blocks President Puddin' Head's Eviction Moratorium

Discussion in 'General Chat, News, TV, Politics' started by army judge, Aug 27, 2021.

  1. PayrollHRGuy

    PayrollHRGuy Well-Known Member

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    In Armstrong v. United States, 364 U.S. 40 (1960) Justice Black wrote...

    The Fifth Amendment's guarantee that private property shall not be taken for a public use without just compensation was designed to bar Government from forcing some people alone to bear public burdens which, in all fairness and justice, should be borne by the public as a whole.
     
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  2. Tax Counsel

    Tax Counsel Well-Known Member

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    That's great and all as a statement of general purpose, but doesn't really address whether the CDC moratorium amounts to a taking for which the government must compensate landlords.
     
  3. Zigner

    Zigner Well-Known Member

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    According to the US Supreme Court, it does...
     
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  4. Tax Counsel

    Tax Counsel Well-Known Member

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    Then please give me your citation to the opinion in which the Court specifically held that a landlord was entitled to compensation under the 5th Amendment for the CDC moratorium.
     
  5. Zigner

    Zigner Well-Known Member

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    I stand corrected - that was not their specific reason for blocking the moratorium.
     

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