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Supreme Court to hear arguments tomorrow in eminent domain case

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2009

The United States Supreme Court will hear arguments tomorrow in the case Stop the Beach Renourishment, Inc. v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection

PA Private Road Act may facilitate unconstitutional takings

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2010

The PA Supreme Court recently ruled that the PA Private Road Act may facilitate unconstitutional takings

Failure to disclose that house was location of murder suicide can be basis for lawsuit

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 27 2011

The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently ruled that a home seller and agent can be sued for failing to disclose a murdersuicide in a house for sale

US House passes eminent domain limitations bill

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2012

The US House of Representatives recently passed the "Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2012"

PA court confirms County must pay compensation of Board of View

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2012

The Commonwealth Court of PA recently ruled that the County and not the parties must pay the compensation of a Board of View in an eminent domain case

PA court affirms requirement of condemnation filing within 1 year of authorization

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 8 2011

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recently addressed the requirement that a condemnor must initiate the condemnation action within one year of the action authorizing the condemnation

Pa court rules that condemnation must be initiated within 1 year of authorization of taking

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2011

A Lehigh County Trial Court recently held that an eminent domain action was void ab initio where the condemning authority did not file a declaration of taking within one year of the authorization of taking

Supreme Court considers temporary takings case

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2012

The US Supreme Court recently heard oral argument regarding a condemnation case which could have significant impacts

PA court rules that "ongoing subdivision concerns" should not be considered in valuing individual subdivision lots

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2012

In Greth Development v. Berks County Board of Assessment Appeals, the Berks County trial court considered whether the tax assessment of individual lots of a residential subdivision should take into account “ongoing subdivision concerns, including cash flow, absorption rate of lot sales, and ongoing expenses.”

Justice Dept. alleges city using eminent domain to limit black residents

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2011

The Justice Department has brought a lawsuit against Joliet, Ill., accusing the city of seeking to “limit or reduce” its number of black residents by seizing a federally subsidized housing development through eminent domain