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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s order closing all “non-life-sustaining” businesses as a means to combat the spread of the coronavirus constitutes an uncompensated taking in violation of the Fifth Amendment, a federal class action lawsuit has claimed.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is a reporter with The Legal Intelligencer, focusing on litigation in Pennsylvania with a specific emphasis on Philadelphia courts. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is mmitchell@alm.com.

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