Monthly Archives: February 2015
February 17th, 2015 — In News & Events
Owners’ Counsel of America Recognizes UH Law Professor David Callies with the 2015 Crystal Eagle Award for His Scholarship on Takings Law and Private Property Rights
In a ceremony February 7, 2015 at the Nikko Hotel in San Francisco, OCA recognized Professor David L. Callies, the Benjamin A. Kudo Professor of Law at the University of Hawai‘i William S. Richardson School of Law, for his lifetime of scholarship addressing land use, eminent domain, takings law and private property rights.
February 13th, 2015 — In News & Events
Injunction Issued to Prevent Condemnation of Property for XL Pipeline in Nebraska
The Judge of the District Court of Holt County, Nebraska issued a temporary injunction on February 12, 2015, halting Transcanada’s efforts in Nebraska to acquire easement rights for the XL pipeline through eminent domain proceedings. Transcanada had filed over one hundred proceedings in county courts along the proposed route in January, to obtain the permanent and temporary easements needed to complete the pipeline corridor.