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

By FindLaw Staff on June 22, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

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

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

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