Voters Reject Controversial Eminent Domain Project

Voters in Lakewood, OH rejected the use of public funds for a project involving a controversial use of eminent domain.
November 8, 2003, 1pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The West End project attracted national attention by proposing to use eminent domain for economic development purposes rather than traditional public projects such as schools and roads. The Institute for Justice, a Washington, D.C., based libertarian law firm, made the project a centerpiece in a campaign against the use of eminent domain for private development.

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Published on Wednesday, November 5, 2003 in The Cleveland Plain Dealer
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