Throughout this module, you studied 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.

Throughout this module, you studied 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 pers

Throughout this module, you studied 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 2-3 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 use proper APA formatting for your paper and include both in text and full citations.

Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.

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