December 20, 2006

Landowner Asks Supreme Court to Hear Eminent Domain 'Extortion' Case

By Landowner Asks Supreme Court to Hear Eminent Domain 'Extortion' Case

The Cybercast News Service has this article on the Didden v. Port Chester case. Excerpt:

Didden is now asking the Supreme Court to clarify its ruling in Kelo and direct lower courts on how they should interpret it. "We want the Supreme Court to rule that the Constitution does not permit governments or citizens acting on their behalf to demand money in exchange for allowing property owners to keep what is rightfully theirs," Berliner said. "The very fact that we have to ask the highest court in the land for such a ruling underscores how precarious and threatening things are getting for ordinary American landowners," Berliner added.

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