Interesting debate in the comments below the story. I obviously side with those who think the city has no right to force anyone to sell their property, let alone sell it for a price they so chose to pay.
We will be reading stories about eminent domain for years to come, and I fe3ar we the people will continue to take it in the shorts in the long run.
Thanks to Anthony Kennedy, this can only be fixed by a future court that hopefully leans more conservative than the one we have had for the last 80 years.
There will be some stories coming out of Detroit about eminent domain when the new international bridge project gets going. However I suspect most of the people in the Delrey neighborhood will get more through eminent domain than they’ll ever get on the open market. That place is about as bad as it gets in Detroit.
Is Old Dominion a public university?