Jan 27, 2006

Take It If You Dare: Ohio's New Economic Development Eminent Domain Law
Winter 2006, NEO Municipal Leader


Last summer, the United States Supreme Court ruled that federal, state and local governments have the constitutional power to take property from private owners even if the land is destined to end up in another private party's hands. However, you must wait until 2007 to launch such eminent domain proceedings, as the General Assembly and the Governor slammed on the brakes late last year.

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