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Wisconsin Valley Improvement Co. v. US, No. 08-4300

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By FindLaw Staff on June 22, 2009 5:54 PM

District court judgment dismissing the suit against plaintiff and ruling that the action against the U.S. does not come within the court's subject matter jurisdiction is affirmed with modifications where: 1) plaintiff's action was untimely; 2) someone who wants a legal right to use land owned by the U.S. must act to vindicate the claim; and 3) the U.S. need not evict the interloper by force. 

Read Wisconsin Valley Improvement Co. v. US, No. 08-4300

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.
Argued: May 12, 2009
Decided: June 22, 2009

Judges
Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, SYKES, Circuit Judge, and VAN BOKKELEN, District Judge.
Opinion by EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge.

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