Case 1 Eminent Domain - /y a raw Phil 186 11 March 2008...

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/y a raw Phil 186 11 March 2008 Eminent Domain The case of eminent domain describes the event in New London, Connecticut where local govemment tried to seize over the houses in order to rebuild a new development. Eminent domain is the government's right to take private property away from people for the common good of the society. The government has this right under the U.S. Constitution with the exception that the citizens receive 'Just compensation." New London was a city that was powered by the Navy's station that fueled many jobs in the area. However, when the Navy abandoned the city many people were left without jobs. Things weren't looking so great until Pfizer pharmaceutical company built a research center right in the city's grittiest area of Fort Trumbull. With this new company in place, local government decided that it must remove the old houses in the area and replace them with newer developments that would be more attractive to the "upper end" people that the Pfizer company would bring. A lawyer for the New London Development Corporation
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Case 1 Eminent Domain - /y a raw Phil 186 11 March 2008...

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