Government officials who wield land grabs to pick economic winners and losers now want to use them to kill disfavored businesses.
After Promising To Stop Land Seizures, the Biden Administration Just Stole This Family's Property for a Border Wall
"We are utterly devastated," said Baudilia Cavazos.
The Taiwanese manufacturer promised Trump and then–Governor Scott Walker 13,000 new jobs and a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant. They've delivered a mostly empty building that's one-twentieth the promised size.
What's next for SCOTUS?
Americans are so locked into their political sides that many of them seem willing to cast aside some of the nation's long-established constitutional protections.
Gil Cedillo, city councilmember, has introduced a motion asking the city to study its options for seizing the 124-unit Hillside Villa.
Trump is just who he said he'd be four years ago. By rallying around him, Republicans are choosing to brand themselves in his image.
A disturbing picture of a president willfully condoning not only the use of eminent domain to seize private land from Americans for a pet project, but also suggesting—perhaps ordering—his underlings to violate laws in pursuit of that objective.
The retired Supreme Court justice has died at 99.
"They want to put a bureaucratic noose around me," says Nancy Bass Wyden, third-generation owner of New York's best bookstore. "We're just asking to be left alone."
In his new memoir, the retired justice seeks to justify his awful eminent domain ruling.
A bill in the state legislature would stop cities from seizing property and handing it over to developers.
Democrat Senator on Trump's Enthusiasm for Eminent Domain: 'Language You'd Expect Out of Some Autocrat'
"What a betrayal of conservative principles this is," Sen. Michael Bennet says.
A win for private property rights, and a defeat for proponents of eminent domain.
Anti-Wall GOP Rep. Will Hurd: 'There's a Thing We Care About in Texas Called Private Property Rights'
Some members of Congress still care about private property.
The bill would likely stop Trump from using the "military version of eminent domain."
Whatever it is, it can't be good.
Cases in which a majority of the Court fell down on the job.
A Wisconsin town is spending billions, seizing homes, and breaking state law to lure a Taiwanese company.
"We could bring Foxconn to set up a factory in, I think, Minnesota," West said of the manufacturing plant being built in Wisconsin.
New poll finds Walker trailing his Democratic rival by five points and that many voters believe the state paid too much to lure Foxconn.
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"You may learn about eminent domain, but until you are in the crosshairs of the government, you don't understand how it really works."
Award-winning movie about Susette Kelo's attempt to save house from a local government gone klepto is out on streaming and video-on-demand services.
The dealmaker in chief abuses his power to cripple companies that anger him and reward those that please him-and his fellow Republicans enable it.
State and local officials are doling out $4.5 billion and 1,000 acres to lure the Taiwanese manufacturing giant.
The mercurial justice lets everybody down, again.
Lawsuit exposes a shady deal in Edgewater, New Jersey.
Developer claims politicians blocked their project to favor a crony who helps the politicians.
A powerful new film portrays an infuriating act of eminent domain abuse.
The retired justice wants to claw back parts of the Bill of Rights.
Another day, another shady land grab scheme by New York officials.
Carlos Carrion has been growing bamboo in his yard for three decades; suddenly it's a crime.
Property owners were ordered to pay thousands for violations unless they agreed to sell to a redeveloper.