This article addresses and reviews the distinctions in purpose and scope between actions for inverse condemnation and petitions for administrative writs, traces the blending of these two very different instruments by the California courts, and shows how this policy has subverted constitutional rights in California.
Sharon L. Browne
Administrative Mandamus as a Prerequisite to Inverse Condemnation: "Healing" California's Confused Takings Law ,
22 Pepp. L. Rev.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.pepperdine.edu/plr/vol22/iss1/4