Rhone v. City of Texas City, Texas

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit - February 14, 2024 - F.4th - 2024 WL 617246

Owner of three apartment buildings in city brought appeal, in state district court, from order of nuisance abatement issued by a Municipal Court of Record, asserting claims under § 1983 for inverse condemnation, denial of procedural due process, and unconstitutional seizure, and seeking declaratory judgment.

After removal by city, the United States District Court granted summary judgment to city on due process claim, and later granted summary judgment to city on remaining claims. Owner appealed and filed motion to restrain and enjoin damage to or demotion of buildings. The Court of Appeals denied the motion without prejudice, and buildings were demolished by city during pendency of appeal.

The Court of Appeals held that:

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