Like a Day in the Park
The government-retained lawyer quoted in this article makes eminent domain seem like a kind of fun adventure:
Eminent domain isn't a land grab, Gutman said. The government has to identify a pubilc purpose for the land it wants and offer a fair-market price . . . 'And the property owner gets to hire an attorney and experts, all at the expense of the condemning authority,' he said.
Well, in that case…
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