Public has right to walk along beaches
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. People can stroll along Michigan's 3,200 miles of Great Lakes beaches whether owners of adjacent private property like it or not, the state Supreme Court ruled recently.
In a case that put the legality of a cherished tradition to the test, the court unanimously sided with Joan M. Glass, an Alcona County woman who sued a neighbor over access to the Lake Huron waterfront.
But the justices sharply disagreed over the boundary of the area open for public walking ...
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