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Eminent Domain and Property Rights

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Eminent Domain and Property Rights

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Eminent Domain and Property Rights

Eminent Domain and Property Rights

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A closely divided U.S. Supreme Court rules that property owners can be forced to sell their land if the government wants it for a public-private redevelopment. The ruling was based on a case from New London, Conn., but has national implications.