Supreme Court To Rule On Eminent Domain

The high court has been asked to decide whether the use of eminent domain in non-blighted areas for economic development violates the Fifth Amendment.
July 29, 2004, 7am PDT | Jeffrey Goodman
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"The Washington DC-based Institute for Justice has filed a petition to review a recent Connecticut ruling that approved the taking of non-blighted homes for economic development...At question is when does a city's appetite for revenue and jobs crash head on with the constitutional rights of a private property owner?"

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Published on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 in Yahoo! Newswire
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