Property Rights

The Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh, and Eighth Amendments to the Constitution provide various protections for property rights. The Supreme Court has applied these protections to state governments through the Fourteenth Amendment.

Top Stories

My House is Not For Sale’: Indiana Residents Fight City’s Home-Seizure Plan
Date: 10/24/14

Eminent Domain Off the Table for Urban Renewal in Littleton
Date: 10/09/14
Source: The Denver Post

Randle Rancher Fighting Transportation Department
Date: 10/10/14

Appel: No Eminent Domain for Pipeline
Date: 10/8/14
Source: The Des Moines Register

Oil Companies Say They Hope to Avoid Using Eminent Domain on Nikiski Land
Date: 10/4/14
Source: Alaska Dispatch News

Tri-City Takes Office Building Through Eminent Domain
Date: 9/24/14
Source: U-T San Diego

Court Sides with City on Tree House
Date: 9/23/14
Source: The Islander

Eminent Domain Fight for Riverfront Common
Date: 9/22/14
Source WKRC 12 Cincinnati

Dedeaux Road Motorists Deal with a Few Bumps in the Road
Date: 9/22/14
Source: WLOX 13 Biloxi

Court Sides with State Commission on Sewall Case
Date: 9/11/14
Source: U-T San Diego

SC Couple to Lose House Through Eminent Domain
Date: 9/15/14
Source: Rock Hill Herald

Boulder City Bypass Eminent Domain Case Settled
Date: 9/9/14
Source: Law Vegas Review-Journal

Road Projects Could Put Eminent Domain Law to Test
Date: 9/6/14
Source: The Daily Progress

Residents: Enbridge hasn’t lived up to property promises
Date: 9/8/14
Source: Livingston Daily

Road projects could put eminent domain law to test
Date: 9/6/14
Source: The Daily Progress

Judge rules in favor of landowners; public has no right to roam stretch of Misquamicut shore
Date: 9/5/14
Source: Providence Journal

Vermont Gas Invokes Eminent Domain in Pipeline Expansion
Date: 9/5/14

West Philadelphia artist fights city for his studio
Date: 9/3/14
Source: The Daily Pennsylvanian

Lebanon Utilities files eminent domain for new project
Date: 9/2/14
Source: The Lebanon Reporter

Second South Nyack Home Saved from Eminent Domain, Purchased by TZC
Date: 9/4/14
Source: Rockland County Times

Two legislators oppose eminent domain for pipeline
Date: 8/30/14
Source: The Des Moines Register

Sandy-Hit Towns Wrestle with Eminent-Domain Choice
Date: 8/26/14
Source: MSN news