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Phillips v. Washington Legal Foundation

Docket No.: 96-1578
Argued: January 13, 1998
Decided: June 15, 1998

Topics:

Due Process, Takings Clause, Equal Access to Justice, Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Natural Resources, Takings Clause, property rights

Petitioner: Phillips
Respondent: Washington Legal Foundation

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 94 F.3d 996
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


524 U.S. 156 (1998)
Question:

Does Texas' public use of interest accrued on principal client funds, deposited by mandate into federally funded accounts, violate the Fifth Amendment's Takings Clause?

Phillips v. Washington Legal Foundation
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 13, 1998

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Washington Legal Foundation, 4 vote(s) against

Phillips v. Washington Legal Foundation
Case Documents

1Opinion in Phillips v. Washington Legal Foundation
2Opinion in Phillips v. Washington Legal Foundation
Additional documents for this case are pending review.