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St. Bernard Parish Government v. US, 16-2301

Reversing a Court of Federal Claims denial of a motion to dismiss a Tucker Act claim that the government took New Orleans property by failing to prevent damage caused by Hurricane Katrina and other hurricanes because the government can't be held liable under takings theory for inaction and the government's actions maintaining or modifying the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet didn't cause the flooding.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2018/04/20


  • DYK


  • United States Federal Circuit


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