ARTICLE CONTENTS[Pages 101-136]
TOP OF ARTICLE
I. Background: A Little Salt Marsh Ecology
II. Who Owns the Marsh?
III. Palazzolos Legal Journey: A Long and Winding Road
IV. The Logically Antecedent Inquiry: Did Palazzolo Have the Right to Fill the Marsh in the First Place?
V. The Public Trust Doctrine as a Background Principle
VI. The Public Trust Doctrine in Rhode Island
VII. How Other States Have Applied the Public
Trust Doctrine in Takings Cases
VIII. Nuisance as an Evolving Background Principle
IX. Wetlands Filling as Nuisance-Like Activity
X. Applying the Penn Central Factors
XI. The Latest Word from the Supreme Court:
The Tahoe-Sierra Decision