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Loretto v. Teleprompter Manhattan CATV Corp.
Citation:458 U.S. 419 (1982).
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The Plaintiff, Loretto, owned an apartment building in New York City for which she acted as the landlord. A New York law required a landlord to permit a cable television company to install its cable facilities upon his or her property. The Defendant, Teleprompter Manhattan CATV Corp., installed cable facilities on portions of the Plaintiff’s roof and the side of her building. The Plaintiff brought suit alleging that this installation was an unconstitutional taking of her property.
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