The topic of eminent domain, which is the power to take private property, without permission from the owner, for public use by a state, municipality or private person or authorized corporation, following the payment of just compensation to the owner of that property.
For this written assignment, in a 2 page paper, locate an example of eminent domain and:
- Share a summary of what happened.
- Discuss whether you think the taking of the property from your example is fair. Why or Why not?
- Should the government be able to take your property through the process of eminent domain? Why or Why not?
Be sure to include both in text and full citations.