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Supreme Court to decide whether to hear eminent domain case
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2010

On January 15, 2010 the United States Supreme Court will consider "in conference" whether to hear an important eminent domain case


Kagan testifies regarding eminent domain
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2010

In response to questions by Republican Senator Charles Grassley on July 1, 2010, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan discussed property rights and the Court's Kelo decision


Supreme Court decides eminent domain case
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2010

The US Supreme Court recently handed down a very interesting decision


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


PA court allows approval of second plan during appeal of first plan approval
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2012

The Commonwealth Court of PA has ruled that while an appeal of approvals for a development is pending, a municipality has the power to approve another development plan submitted by the same developer for the same property


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.”


Court finds construction of sewage lagoons did not cause de facto taking
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2012

A Berks County trial court recently rejected the claim of property owners that the construction of sewage lagoons adjacent to their homes caused a “de facto” taking of their properties


PA court permits condemnation benefiting private developer
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2012

In Reading Area Water Authority v. The Schuylkill River Greenway Association, the Reading Area Water Authority condemned land for the construction, maintenance and operation of utility lines and appurtenance of a water main


PA court rules highway occupancy permit did not cause de facto taking
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2012

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recent ruled that the issuance of highway occupancy permit did not cause a “de facto” condemnation of a neighboring property owner


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"