Eminent domain allows federal and state authorities to take property belonging to individuals or businesses for public works, such as taking land to build a highway. The government is required to offer the property owner a "market fair price," which can be negotiated....
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Month: October 2021
How does inverse condemnation work?
Imagine a situation where a government forces a private property owner to give up their land for public use, but the government doesn't pay the fair market value for it. In some cases, this is what property owners in California go through. What happens in such...
Court rules county violated state law in eminent domain case
A California county that tried to obtain three landfill sites through eminent domain has been rebuked by the courts. In February 2020, a Superior Court judge ruled that Inyo County violated the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act because it did not...