Monthly Archives: October 2008

October 31st, 2008 — In News & Events

2008 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

The fifth annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference and presentation of the 2008 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize was held the weekend of October 17th at the College of William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. The 2008 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize was presented to Professor Robert C. Ellickson, the Walter E. Meyer Professor of Property and Urban Law at Yale Law School, during a candle lit dinner in the historic Sir Christopher Wren Building – America’s oldest academic building.

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October 13th, 2008 — In News & Events

Michigan eminent domain case ends with Road Commission owning property

The following article appeared in The Detroit News on Friday, September 12, 2008. The article does not mention that the initial offer made by the Road Commission to Mr. Awdish was $7,000. Disclosure: The property and business owner, Frank Awdish, is represented by OCA attorney, Alan Ackerman, Ackerman, Ackerman & Dynkowski, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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October 2nd, 2008 — In News & Events

Victory for Music Row Entrepreneur Joy Ford

October 1, 2008 – The Institute for Justice released the following story about the eminent domain battle over private property in Nashville’s Music Row.

Victory for Music Row Entrepreneur Joy Ford
In Nashville Eminent Domain Dispute
Ford Keeps Her Building & Gets More Land,
Conflict Settled through Private Negotiation, Not Government Force

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