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E-M:/ State Supreme Court restricts government rights to take land



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Enviro-Mich message from "Dave Dempsey" <davemec@voyager.net>
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Interesting Michigan Supreme Court decision with implications for 
government use of the power of eminent domain --

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Reversing more than two decades of land-use law, the Michigan Supreme 
Court late Friday overturned its own landmark 1981 Poletown decision 
and sharply restricted governments such as Detroit and Wayne County 
from seizing private land to give to other private users. 

http://www.freep.com/news/mich/land31_20040731.htm





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