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.
The City of Baltimore has dropped its attempt to use eminent domain to take the Preakness Stakes Horse Race. But questions linger about the city's willingness to continue to use the threat of condemnation to force Preakness and other commercial enterprises to stay in the city.
"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.
Fourteen years after the notorious Kelo case, the state where the case originated still has one of the nation's weakest eminent domain reform laws. A bill currently before the state legislature could change that.
A bill in the state legislature would stop cities from seizing property and handing it over to developers.
The condemnation is legally dubious. And even if the city prevails in court, it is likely to come out a loser. Baltimore should listen to naysayers who advise letting the neighsayers move to another location.
How the overwhelming vote against Trump's position could potentially affect the lawsuits challenging the legality of the declaration.
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.
New Jersey Court Strikes Down Use of Eminent Domain to Take Property to "Bank" it for Possible Future Use
The court concluded that property may only be condemned for projects that will proceed in "the reasonably foreseeable future."
The op ed explains why this option is not legal - and why it would set a dangerous precedent if the president succeeded in doing it.
The op ed describes the extensive harm likely to be caused by condemning the large amounts of private property that would need to be seized to build the wall.
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."
Can Trump really exploit emergency powers to use eminent domain to build his wall without additional congressional authorization? If he succeeds, conservatives are likely to regret the precedent he sets.
Whatever it is, it can't be good.
The factory stands on land seized in a taking that forcibly displaced over 4000 people, and attracted widespread widespread opposition. The lessons and legacy of the Poletown case remain relevant today.
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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The eminent domain reform bill is the same legislation that has passed the House three previous times since 2005. Each time, it died in the Senate without ever coming to a vote.
"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.