Eminent Domain

The Ninth Circuit upheld a ruling in favor of Alaska’s Departments of Natural Resources and Transportation in an eminent domain proceeding relating to land taken to connect public trails, finding the lower court properly relied on an appraisal report to determine just compensation for the land belonging to two sisters that was acquired under the Alaska Native Allotment Act.

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Condemnation Lawsuits Stand Between Trump and His ‘Big Beautiful Wall’

With President Donald Trump eager to fulfill his campaign promise to build 450 miles of border wall by the end of 2020, his administration has filed 63 eminent domain lawsuits against South Texas landowners this year. One problem: Such cases can take years to resolve.

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