Environmental Politics and Law: Land Use Law and Property Rights (Lecture 19 of 24) Yale | Spring 2010

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Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255)

The lecture addresses the issue of takings and when the government has the right to seize private property for the public good. The government is required to compensate property owners in some circumstances. Through legal cases, Professor Wargo gives some examples of when compensation is required and why takings are an important management tool for environmental managers.
Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses

00:00 - Chapter 1. Property Rights: Fractured by Law and Custom
12:46 - Chapter 2. Managing Coastal Development and Resources
18:41 - Chapter 3. Surface and Mineral Rights on Public Lands
26:13 - Chapter 4. Nuisance Law; Takings Law
40:21 - Chapter 5. Taking Without Compensation

This course was recorded in Spring 2010.

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