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Abuse of Property Right Without Political Foundations: A Response to Katz

Mitchell N. Berman

Suppose that Oliver owns Blackacre, a parcel adjacent to Whiteacre, owned by Teresa. Oliver erects a large sculpture on Blackacre along the shared property line. The sculpture conforms to zoning regulations. But Oliver erects it in order to block Teresa‚Äôs access to light. Is he legally ent…