Monthly Archives: June 2012

June 27th, 2012 — In News & Events

New Law Blog on Eminent Domain Law and Public Projects in Nebraska

Recently, Baylor Evnen, a law firm with offices in Lincoln and Syracuse, Nebraska launched a blog discussing eminent domain law in Nebraska. The goal of “is to provide information that every Nebraska landowner should know if faced with the prospect of having property taken through eminent domain.”

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June 26th, 2012 — In News & Events

New Legislation Introduced to Protect Private Property from Economic Development Takings

Last week, Senators John Cornyn of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky introduced legislation to strengthen private property rights by limiting the power of eminent domain. The Protection of Homes, Small Businesses and Private Property Act of 2012 seeks to prevent the federal government from using its eminent domain power and state and local governments from using federal funds to fund the use of eminent domain for economic development.

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June 14th, 2012 — In News & Events

Eminent Domain: A Global Perspective

CNBC India recently examined the similarities and differences of eminent domain laws and procedures around the world on it’s legal program, The Firm. The program’s focus upon eminent domain stems from legislation introduced in Indian in 2011, the Land Acquisition Bill, which proposes to allow the government to acquire land on behalf of private companies for public purpose. The bill defines public purpose as the building of roads, highways, strategic defense and other accepted public purposes.

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