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Coal company owned rights to dig under a home. Kohler Act forbid coal company to dig saying it was unsafe.
Man arrested in IN by feds for plotting against Union sentenced to death by military tribunal in Indianapolis.
President sends troops to El Salvador but were not involved in combat, congress wanted to bring troops home.
A lot of Hawaii's land was owned by very few. The state wanted to take that land and resell it to those who were leasing the properties.
Executive privilege.
Land owner was no longer allowed to build on land he purchased to develop into homes.
TV Cable was being installed in all New York residences. Owner claimed this was a taking.
Japanese curfew
City wanted to take land so that developer could build a strip mall and revitalize the city
The military can detain U.S. citizens as enemy combatants
Iranian assets frozen
Non-citizens have the same habeas rights as citizens.
President stops steel strike during war
President was sending troops to Kuwait, court said case was not ripe.
FactsCaseYear
Business owner wanted to expand building and pave parking lot. City wanted her to build a bike path and create green space.
Presidents attempt to run him through a secretive military tribunal is NOT constitutional or legal
President begins troop build up around Iraq. Soldiers, families, and congress try to stop war.
German subs landed on coast of US
Internment camps
D.C. wanted to rebuild a blighted part of the city. One store owner whose business was in good condition did not want to move.
Counting ballots, safe harbor
Grand Central Terminal wanted to build on top of the historic building. Building was named a historical landmark so they could not.
Weapons sold to Bolivia
A dam was built which would flood the only road to a handful of houses
City wanted family to build a walkway in front of their beach front property
New air force base was built, flew very low over property that housed chickens, causing chickens to fly into walls and die.
Congress can suspend habeas corpus rights in crisis situations, but they need to provide an adequate substitute for habeas

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