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Development Trumps Property, Says High Court

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Development Trumps Property, Says High Court

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Development Trumps Property, Says High Court

Development Trumps Property, Says High Court

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A divided Supreme Court rules that local governments may seize people's homes and businesses against their will for economic development. The 5-4 decision was a defeat for Connecticut residents whose homes were due to be demolished to make way for an office complex.

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