The once-simple pleasure of enjoying some time on the beach has given rise to a fierce legal battle, with property owners and public-access advocates butting heads over who has the right to stroll, swim or fish along America's coastline. Lately, the tide seems to be turning in favor of the average vacationer, as judges draw imaginary lines in the sand dictating just what's private and what's public.
Now, a Day at the Beach Can Mean a Day in Court
The National Law Journal
September 2, 2005