Eminent Domain is Unjust

Is economic revival a good enough reason for exercising eminent domain?
October 15, 2003, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Economic renewal is important for Lakewood and much of Greater Cleveland. Unfortunately, rather than pursuing conventional methods of economic development, the Lakewood political class has decided to sacrifice the property rights of West End residents by forcibly seizing their homes to pave the way for luxury homes and high-end retail development...even at its most permissive, the U.S. Supreme Court has noted the injustice in taking land from one property owner simply to give it to another with plans to make better use of it."

Thanks to Sarah Wean

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Published on Tuesday, October 14, 2003 in The Cleveland Plain Dealer
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