Monthly Archives: June 2011

June 17th, 2011 — By  Hertha L. Lund — In Articles

“Kelo in the Country…HB198 and the taking of rural property” by Hertha Lund (Montana)

This article argues against Montana House Bill 198 that seeks to grant the power of eminent domain to a Canadian power company in order for that company to acquire private property throughout Montana for the purposes of constructing a private (for profit) “merchant” transmission line.

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June 16th, 2011 — In News & Events

Battle for Brooklyn opens in NYC this weekend

The documentary Battle for Brooklyn opens this Friday, June 17th, at Cinema Village in Manhattan and at indieScreen in Brooklyn. The film Battle for Brooklyn captures a community’s seven-year fight to stop the use of eminent domain to take their homes and businesses for the construction of a mixed-use development including a basketball arena for the New Jersey Nets and commercial towers.

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June 7th, 2011 — In News & Events

Michigan eminent domain attorney, Darius Dynkowski, discusses the Detroit-Windsor Bridge project

In this interview with Dbusiness Magazine, attorney Darius Dynkowski* discusses the procedures and laws of eminent domain with respect to the proposed New International Trade Crossing, also known as the Detroit-Windsor Bridge. He explains what residents and business owners in the footprint of the project site can expect if and when the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) begins acquiring property for this proposed project.

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