Article Title

Of Time and Feedlots: The Effect of Spur Industries on Nuisance Law

Publication Title

Washington University Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law


This Article will attempt to answer the following questions: From the perspective of two decades, how does this case fit into the general patterns of nuisance law? Is it merely the exercise of long recognized powers in equity courts, or is it an unprecedented grant of a private power of eminent domain? How has the case been received by other courts and by commentators, and what is its importance in the development of the law regarding conflicts between neighboring landowners?