LEXSEE 535 U.S. 302
TAHOE-SIERRA PRESERVATION COUNCIL, INC., ET AL., PE-
TITIONERS v. TAHOE REGIONAL PLANNING AGENCY ET AL.
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
535 U.S. 302
122 S. Ct. 1465
152 L. Ed. 2d 517
2002 U.S. LEXIS
70 U.S.L.W. 4260
54 ERC (BNA) 1129
10 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 681
2002 Cal. Daily Op. Service 3495
32 ELR 20627
15 Fla. L. Weekly
Fed. S 203
January 7, 2002, Argued
April 23, 2002, Decided
ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF
APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT.
216 F.3d 764
Two moratoria on residential development--that were imposed, for total of about 32 months, by
agency while devising comprehensive land-use plan--held not to constitute per se takings requiring
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Michael M. Berger, Los Angeles, CA, for petitioners.
John G. Roberts, Jr., Washington, DC, for respondents.
Theodore B. Olson, for United States as amicus curiae, by special leave of the Court, supporting re-
STEVENS, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which O'CONNOR, KENNEDY,
SOUTER, GINSBURG, and BREYER, JJ., joined. REHNQUIST, C. J., filed a dissenting opinion,
in which SCALIA, J., and THOMAS, J., joined. THOMAS, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which
SCALIA, J., joined.