Category: Boats

Sail away, sail away? Part 2, potential sea change

6 April, 2012 (10:23) | Boats, Constitution, Housing, Law, Litigation, Oceans, Real estate taxes, Supreme Court, US News | 2 comments

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   By: David A. Smith   When I awoke this morning Dove beneath my floating home – Crosby Stills and Nash, Lee Shore   Yesterday’s post introduced us to combative Fane Lozman, whose quest to have its houseboat declared real estate, even after its demolition as a waterborne vessel, has […]

Sail away, sail away? Part 1, tempest in a teapot

5 April, 2012 (10:57) | Boats, Constitution, Housing, Law, Litigation, Maritime laws, Oceans, Real estate taxes, Supreme Court, US News |

By: David A. Smith   Wheeling gulls spin and glide You’ve got no place to hide ‘Cause you don’t need one – Crosby Stills and Nash, Lee Shore   Some cases are born momentous (NFIB v. Sibelius), some achieve moment (Miranda v. Arizona), and some have the moment thrust upon them, because an individual fired […]