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Euclid v. Ambler Realty Co. - Public Welfare Versus Private Ownership, Court Rules For "a Changing World", Further Readings

village decision zoning appellant

Appellant

Village of Euclid, Ohio

Appellee

Ambler Realty Co.

Appellant's Claim

That a decree of the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Ohio enjoining enforcement of village zoning regulations should be reversed.

Chief Lawyer for Appellant

James Metzenbaum

Chief Lawyer for Appellee

Newton D. Baker

Justices for the Court

Louis D. Brandeis, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Edward Terry Sanford, Harlan Fiske Stone, George Sutherland (writing for the Court), William Howard Taft

Justices Dissenting

Pierce Butler, James Clark McReynolds, Willis Van Devanter

Place

Washington, D.C.

Date of Decision

22 November 1926

Decision

The Court upheld the village's right to enact zoning, reversing the Ohio court's decision.

Significance

The decision established the right of local governments to control land use through zoning laws.

Related Cases

  • Washington ex rel. Seattle Trust Co. v. Roberge, 278 U.S. 116 (1928).
  • Village of Belle Terre v. Boraas, 416 U.S. 1 (1974).
  • Young v. American Mini Theatres Inc., 427 U.S. 50 (1976).
  • Moore v. City of East Cleveland, 431 U.S. 494 (1977).
  • City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres, 485 U.S. 41 (1986).
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