CITY OF MONTPELIER v. BARNETT, et al.

Vermont Supreme Court, Brief of Appellee City of Montpelier

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Water law; Public Trust Doctrine case involving municipal enforcement of public "no access" policy with respect to municipal water supply in State waters; argument of defendants-Appellants includes conflict of law and ultra vires components. Argument of municipality includes effect of Legislative Charter and periodic amendments as special acts. Discussion of Dillon's Rule and equitable aspects of the Public Trust Doctrine. Presently under consideration at Vermont Supreme Court.

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Published In: Conflict of Laws Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Environmental Updates

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