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California Condemnation Round-Up

Posted in Projects

 Here’s a few updates on eminent domain-related issues taking place in California this week: City of Covina Condemnation:  According to an article in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Covina using eminent domain to take property from Alhassen-controlled company, the City of Covina has filed an eminent domain action to acquire a vacant, half-acre property owned by… Continue Reading

Kelo The Movie

Posted in Events

Six years ago, the US Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Kelo v. City of New London, affirming the government’s ability to exercise eminent domain for purely economic purposes.  The public backlash and media firestorm surrounding the decision turned our quirky group of eminent domain attorneys into rock stars for a short moment in time.  Ms. Kelo’s battle was put to… Continue Reading