Posts Tagged ‘eminent domain’

No Legislative Surprises in Community and Economic Development as General Assembly Adjourns

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Following the 2010 session of the North Carolina General Assembly, local governments will see an essentially unchanged statutory landscape for community and economic development. Some of the highlights are discussed below.

Kelo Revisited: Eminent Domain for Economic Development in North Carolina

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

A New York Times article on Friday covered Pfizer’s announcement that it will be leaving New London, Connecticut, the city at the center of the landmark eminent domain case, Kelo v. City of New London, 545 U.S. 469 (2005). In Kelo, a 5­‑4 majority of the U.S. Supreme Court decided that the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution permits […]