High-Speed Rail: More Properties Up For Condemnation

Posted & filed under California Eminent Domain Law Blog, California Eminent Domain Project News, In the News.

This month, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has pushed forward on building the first stretches of the high-speed rail. Construction has begun on a bridge in downtown Fresno and more properties in the San Joaquin Valley are falling into the crosshairs of the CHSRA. Five resolutions declaring the need to use eminent domain to… Read more »

Billionaire Suggests a Land Swap as Just Compensation

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Billionaire Vinod Khosla, co-founder of Sun Microsystems, has been part of a political and legal battle over public access to the coastline for quite some time now. Martins Beach was closed to cars in 2008 when Khosla bought a piece of property and then denied access onto his property. In response, the Surfrider Foundation sued… Read more »