Eminent Domain

Notwithstanding a favorable court ruling freeing state bond funds, construction is delayed on the 800-mile project, reports Ralph Vartabedian of the LA Times. Jessica Calefati of the Mercury News writes on opponents' appeal to the state Supreme Court
Sep 4, 2014   Governing
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was part of an appeals-court panel in 2006 that favored a private developer with the authority to seize land by eminent domain.
Jul 27, 2009   The Christian Science Monitor
Back in 2006, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor had a role in a controversial eminent domain ruling. <em>Reason</em> magazine takes a look at the decision and what it might mean for property rights if she's confirmed to the Court.
Jul 3, 2009   Reason
City Limits breaks down the differences between the two presidential candidates with a focus on urban issues.
Nov 2, 2008   City Limits
Monmouth County residents give their opinion on eminent domain, illustrating the growing concern and awareness of the general public of this tool.
Aug 22, 2008   The Coaster
<p>1,300 property owners in Camden, New Jersey whose homes are in a new redevelopment zone were sent letters explaining eminent domain, but the city says it has no intention of taking their homes.</p>
Jul 28, 2008   The Philadelphia Inquirer
<p>It's known as the Iron Triangle, though some call the sewerless 13-block collection of auto junkyards just east of Shea Stadium an eyesore and disgrace. A controversial application of eminent domain is at the heart of the $3 billion makeover plan.</p>
Jul 7, 2008   Queens Chronicle
<p>Fort Worth, Texas officials try to tackle the thorny issue of gas pipelines snaking through residential neighborhoods.</p>
Jun 25, 2008   Fort Worth Star-Telegram
<p>Election Day provided a big boost for proponents of redevelopment in California. A statewide measure to restrict use of eminent domain lost badly, while voters in San Francisco and Napa County showed support for redevelopment projects.</p>
Jun 4, 2008   California Planning & Development Report
<p>Representatives in North Providence, RI are attempting to save a site used for a camp for inner-city youth from developers, and may resort to using eminent domain to do so.</p>
May 28, 2008   www.redorbit.com
<p>A provocative new exhibition at the New York Public Library challenges new bans on taking pictures in public space, and proposes the idea that photography is in some ways an exercise of eminent domain.</p>
May 23, 2008   The New York Times