Talk Show Host Highlights Property Owners’ Redevelopment Plight
Talk show host Sean Hannity aired a segment titled “American Dream Becomes Eminent Domain Nightmare in New Jersey” on his nationally syndicated show. The segment highlights how the threat of eminent domain has been used to acquire property in Mt. Holly, New Jersey, while leaving the remaining residents with damaged homes and without sidewalks. A transcript of the segment can be found here.
For more on the legal issues surrounding the Mt. Holly cases, please see the following:
A copy of the Federal Court’s January 3, 2011, opinion can be found here.
A copy of the New Jersey Appellate Division’s 2007 opinion can be found here.
A copy of the New Jersey Public Advocate’s report “Evicted from the American Dream: The Redevelopment of Mount Holly Gardens”, please click here.
For articles discussing Mount Holly’s Redevelopment of the Mount Holly Garden’s neighborhood, please see the following:
NJ Town Revives Eminent Domain Abuse of 1950s, The Huffington Post
Public Advocate: Redevelopment law needs to be revamped, The Star-Ledger
For previous blog posts on this topic, please see the following:
The author wishes to acknowledge the assistance of Cory K. Kestner, Esq., of McKirdy & Riskin, PA, in the preparation of this article.
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