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Constitutional Law-Eminent Domain-Master Flight Plan As A Taking Of Land Under Approach Area To Municipal Airport, Ralph L. Wright S. Ed Nov 1961

Constitutional Law-Eminent Domain-Master Flight Plan As A Taking Of Land Under Approach Area To Municipal Airport, Ralph L. Wright S. Ed

Michigan Law Review

Plaintiff owned land adjacent to the Greater Pittsburgh Airport which lay under an approach area for one of the runways. Allegheny County, in compliance with rules and regulations of the Civil Aeronautics Authority, drafted a "Master Plan," approved by the CAA, which showed the approach area over part of plaintiff's property. Plaintiff sued to recover damages from the county, owner and operator of the airport, alleging an appropriation of his land because of the substantial interference with its use and enjoyment caused by flights at low altitudes above his land during landings and take-offs. Upon an award of damages ...


Real Property - Easements By Implication - Creation Of Easements By Implied Reservations In Michigan, Ralph W. Aigler Jan 1961

Real Property - Easements By Implication - Creation Of Easements By Implied Reservations In Michigan, Ralph W. Aigler

Michigan Law Review

In 1910 K occupied an "old" house located on the westerly portion of her lot fronting on H Street. She built a "new" house on the east side of the lot, moved into it, and rented the "old" house to tenants. As a means of access to the west side and rear of the "new" house, she built and used a sidewalk which led from H Street between the two houses and which was one foot from the west side of the "new" house. This walk "was the only outdoor means of access to the new house's coal chute."