Pennsylvania Coal Company v. Mahon
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|Supreme Court of the United States held that whether a regulatory act constitutes a taking requiring compensation depends on the extent of diminution in the value of the property. — Excerpted from Pennsylvania Coal Co. v. Mahon on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Pennsylvania Coal Co. v. Mahon, 260 U.S. 393 (1922), was a case in which the|
United States Supreme Court
PENNSYLVANIA COAL COMPANY v. MAHON
Argued: Nov. 14, 1922. --- Decided: Dec 11, 1922
Messrs. John W. Davis, of New York City, and H. S. Drinker, Jr., of Philadelphia, Pa., for plaintiff in error.
[Argument of Counsel from pages 394-404 intentionally omitted]
Mr. W. L. Pace, of Pittston, Pa., for defendants in error.
Mr. Geo. Ross Hull, of Harrisburg, Pa., for State of Pennsylvania, as amicus curiae.
[Argument of Counsel from pages 404-412 intentionally omitted]
Mr. Justice HOLMES delivered the opinion of the Court.