Eminent Domain. Legal news and articles for February 28 - 29, 2012

TransCanada seizing private land in Texas for pipeline, claims eminent domainHouse acts against high court on eminent domainBarry Barnow: City of Boulder's eminent domainHouse acts against Supreme Court eminent domain rulingBoulder To Use Eminent Domain In Battle With PilotHouse tries to rewrite eminent domain rulesVirginians to vote on eminent domain amendmentHouse acts against high court on eminent domainHouse Votes to Restrict Use of Eminent DomainContra Costa pursues eminent domain for land needed for highway wideningHouse acts against high court on eminent domainHouse acts against high court on eminent domainEminent Domain Amendment on ballot in November for VirginiaHouse acts against high court on eminent domainHouse acts against high court on eminent domain

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Fort Myers Attorney Carlos Kelly to Present at February 16 Appraisal Institute ...
PR.com (press release)February 2, 2012

Fort Myers, FL, February 02, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Carlos A. Kelly, a stockholder in the firm's Commercial Litigation practice group, will be a panelist at the February 16, ...more »

City Still Looking to Fund Field
Wheeling IntelligencerFebruary 5, 2012

Officials believe the sports field will be ready by the end of this year now that Ohio County Circuit Judge Arthur Recht has ruled the city can use eminent domain to acquire three of the four remaining non-city owned structures.more »

Eminent Domain. News and Stories

TransCanada seizing private land in Texas for pipeline, claims eminent domain
Public Radio International PRIFebruary 29, 2012

The company is seizing private property for pipeline development, claiming eminent domain, and are drawing controversy from landowners in Texas as well as environmentalists. TransCanada is drawing the ire of environmentalists and libertarians alike by ...more »

House acts against high court on eminent domain
Albany Times UnionFebruary 29, 2012

City of New London allowed the Connecticut city to exercise state eminent domain law to take over the property of several homeowners for commercial use. Justices said the court had always given local policymakers latitude in determining the legitimate ...more »

Barry Barnow: City of Boulder's eminent domain
Daily CameraFebruary 29, 2012

The City of Boulder has been empowered by the City Council to take my land through eminent domain. My life has been about aviation. In 1983, I saw the property next to the airport and always hoped to own and build on it.more »

House acts against Supreme Court eminent domain ruling
Austin American-StatesmanFebruary 29, 2012

He said that since the 2005 ruling more than 40 states have taken steps to amend their eminent domain laws to prevent abuses and "Congress should not now come charging in after seven years of work and presume to sit as a national zoning board.more »

Boulder To Use Eminent Domain In Battle With Pilot
KMGH DenverFebruary 29, 2012

The city has hired an outside law firm to start the eminent domain proceedings. “I think they're just trying to show who's the boss,” Barnow said. “There's no other reason to spend tax money trying to take my property. The city claims that it has tried ...more »

House tries to rewrite eminent domain rules
CBS NewsFebruary 29, 2012

That ruling, said bill cosponsor Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., justified "the government's taking of private property and giving it to a private business for use in the interest of creating a more lucrative tax base." As a result, he said, ...more »

Virginians to vote on eminent domain amendment
The Daily ProgressFebruary 29, 2012

To become law, a proposed constitutional amendment must pass the legislature in two different sessions, with a House election in between, then win voters' approval in a state referendum. State lawmakers passed identical legislation last year and voters ...more »

House acts against high court on eminent domain
Rapid City JournalFebruary 29, 2012

City of New London allowed the Connecticut city to exercise state eminent domain law to take over the property of several homeowners for commercial use. Justices said the court had always given local policymakers latitude in determining the legitimate ...more »

House Votes to Restrict Use of Eminent Domain
New York TimesFebruary 29, 2012

The House sought Tuesday to undercut a 2005 Supreme Court ruling that gives state and local governments eminent domain authority to seize private property for economic development projects. Sponsors of the bill, which passed by a voice vote, ...more »

Contra Costa pursues eminent domain for land needed for highway widening
San Jose Mercury NewsFebruary 28, 2012

By Sean Maher As the massive, years-long project to widen Highway 4 grinds on, Contra Costa County supervisors gave staff the go-ahead Tuesday to use eminent domain to forcefully buy privately owned land for the project. The chunks of property in ...more »

House acts against high court on eminent domain
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFebruary 28, 2012

City of New London allowed the Connecticut city to exercise state eminent domain law to take over the property of several homeowners for commercial use. Justices said the court had always given local policymakers latitude in determining the legitimate ...more »

House acts against high court on eminent domain
NewsdayFebruary 28, 2012

Click here House acts against high court on eminent domain Originally published: February 28, 2012 5:23 PM Updated: February 28, 2012 5:50 PM By The Associated Press JIM ABRAMS (Associated Press) (AP) -- The House sought Tuesday to undercut a 2005 ...more »

Eminent Domain Amendment on ballot in November for Virginia
Examiner.comFebruary 28, 2012

Eminent Domain is an issue that people don't consider until it affects them. This is an issue addressed in the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution. This power means that government, whether it is federal, state or local, has the ability to take ...more »

House acts against high court on eminent domain
NECNFebruary 28, 2012

City of New London allowed the Connecticut city to exercise state eminent domain law to take over the property of several homeowners for commercial use. Justices said the court had always given local policymakers latitude in determining the legitimate ...more »

House acts against high court on eminent domain
Fox NewsFebruary 28, 2012

City of New London allowed the Connecticut city to exercise state eminent domain law to take over the property of several homeowners for commercial use. Justices said the court had always given local policymakers latitude in determining the legitimate ...more »

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