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The Stone that Brings Down Goliath? Richmond and Eminent Domain

In a nearly $13 billion settlement with the US Justice Department in November 2013, JPMorganChase admitted that it, along with every other large US bank, had engaged in mortgage fraud as a routine business practice, sowing the seeds of the mortgage meltdown.

Did These Nebraska Landowners Just Block the KXL Pipeline?

Nebraska landowners opposing the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline scored a major victory in court today—one that could significantly delay the $5 billion project by at least temporarily blocking its construction through the Cornhusker state.

Meet the Texas Farmer Challenging the Keystone Pipeline from the Courtroom to the Plains

The trouble for Crawford started in 2008, when TransCanada offered her $7,000 for a lifetime easement across her pasture. This would give the company complete control over the land without owning it outright. She consulted with her father and siblings, all of whom have a stake in the farm. They …

California City Threatens to Use Eminent Domain to Stop Bank Foreclosures

A town in California is making headlines on how it is tackling its foreclosure crisis.

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