This note will examine the decision in King and analyze the facts of this case under the correct interpretation of Lucas. Part II of this note will present the facts and procedural history of King. Part III will demonstrate that the Lucas rule, as applied in King was erroneous, and will analyze the facts of King under the correct interpretation of Lucas.
Don R. Wells, King v. North Carolina: A Misinterpretation of the Lucas Takings Rule, 21 Campbell L. Rev. 67 (1998).