TITLE

A GLEEFUL OBITUARY FOR POLETOWN NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL V. DETROIT

AUTHOR(S)
Sandefur, Timothy
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Spring2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p651
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the scope of the eminent domain power which enables the government to seize land for the benefit of private corporations instead of for public use in the case Poletown Neighborhood Council v. Detroit. Information about a proposal given by General Motors Corp. (GMC) to Michigan regarding the use of lands in Poletown, a city in Detroit; Number of residents who lost their homes in Poletown due to GMC; Challenges in ending eminent domain abuse.
ACCESSION #
16901279

 

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