[Attention-getter] Should the government be able to take your property to expand a greenbelt? A. You have been fortunate to be able to acquire a pristine piece of property along the riverfront. B. The city wants to expand their greenbelt/walking path. II. [Credibility statement] I have been a zoning administrator for both city and county governments for the last 19 years. A. I have seen eminent domain utilized in appropriate manners. B. I have also seen attempts to utilize eminent domain in inappropriate manners
Kelo vs City of New London The Kelo vs City of New London case is one that was decided by the Supreme Court of the United States with the issue involving eminent domain. Eminent domain is the transfer of property from one private party (Kelo) to a public party (City of New London), with proper compensation. The case brought to light the difference between what is considered to be public use and what is the best public purpose. Susette Kelo and fellow property owners owned property that was condemned
Student name Institution name Date Introduction Question: Is the policy of eminent domain providing for the public welfare, through the taking of privately owned property, using a rightful procedure involving due process and just compensation as it was intended to do when the policy was founded? Eminent domain is the inherent power of the government to take over a citizen's property for public use without the owner's consent. Initially, this public policy originated in the Middle Ages throughout
Obama, which will prove deadly to him in his campaign for reelection. The New York Times has an article stating that the stocks are steadily decreasing for major industries such as Barnes & Noble. The Washington Post printed an article on December first about the debt in Europe and how it is affecting America's industries. Banks are now loaning money to European banks in fear that if the European economy crashes, then a new global depression will begin, which is causing many investors to grow wary
`ISS 225: POWER, AUTHORITY & EXCHANGE Study Guide, Final Exam, Fall 2012 Unit IV: Courts and Civil Liberties Professor Molloy The final exam will be given in the regular classroom 109 South Kedzie Hall Section 001 will take its final on Monday, Dec. 10 from 7:45-9:45 a.m. Section 002 will take its test on Monday, Dec. 10 from 12:45 - 2:45 p.m. The classroom is not large enough to accommodate two large sections, so you must take the exam when it is scheduled by the university
Introduction Among this country’s greatest strengths has been its economic structure and diversity. As citizens and business professionals, we owe a lot of this to the Constitutional system of government. With a balance of power between the states and the Federal government, this country is ripe for economic development. Wall Street is one of our country’s icons, and affluent business tycoons such as Donald Trump, J. Willard Marriott, Sam Walton, and Warren Buffett receive celebrity status.