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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 restates that temporary interference with property may cause taking
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2012

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court released its unanimous opinion in Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v. United States


21 names nominated for Philadelphia Board of Property Assessment Appeals
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2010

A nominating panel submitted 21 names to Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter as candidates for the Board of Property Assessment Appeals


Pa court confirms that eminent domain claim cannot be asserted in non-eminent domain suit
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2010

In Borough of Walnutport v Dennis, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania restated Pennsylvania black letter law that any claim for damages caused by an alleged condemnation must be brought pursuant to the procedures of the Eminent Domain Code


Commonwealth Court permits PennDOT condemnation of agricultural lands
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2010

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently ruled that PennDOT met its burden to condemn agricultural property for a project in Lebanon County


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


Conservative group criticizes Trump on eminent domain opinion
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2011

The politically conservative group Club for Growth attacked Donald Trump, who is apparently considering a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, for alleged abuse of the power of eminent domain


Tax assessment system challenge dismissed
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2011

A Philadelphia judge recently dismissed a challenge by a group of Philadelphia taxpayers challenging the city’s tax assessment practices


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


Federal court permits "just compensation" claim for condemnation challenge period
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 25 2011

A federal appeals court recently held that a condemnee who successfully challenges a taking may be entitled to “just compensation” during the period between the filing of the declaration of taking and the revesting of title