JLC · APRIL 1988 Miscellany Last June, the Supreme Court handed down two important decisions affecting the regulation of land by the government. In First English Evangelical Lutheran Church of Glendale v. Los Angeles County, the Court held for the first time that landowners are entitled to money damages for a temporary regulatory taking of their property. Or put another way — if a property owner is left with no reasonable use of his or her property, then that owner may recover money for the value lost from the time of the "taking" until the government either purchases the property or provides relief from the overly strict controls on the property. In Nollan v. California Coastal Commission, the Court held that requiring a beach-front