National Board of Young Men's Christian Associations v. United States/Concurrence Stewart
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United States Supreme Court
The NATIONAL BOARD OF YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATIONS et al., Petitioners, v. UNITED STATES.
Argued: March 3, 1969. --- Decided: May 19, 1969
Mr. Justice STEWART, concurring.
If United States military forces should use a building for their own purposes-as a defense bastion or command post, for example-it seems to me this would be a Fifth Amendment taking, even though the owner himself were not actually deprived of any personal use of the building. Since I do not understand the Court to hold otherwise, I join its judgment and opinion.
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