Back to Basics: What does Condemnation mean?

In this blog series, we aim to get back to basics – that is, to explain some foundational concepts about the kind of law we practice here at Hansen, Howell & Wilkie.  Today’s key term: condemnation.

In the realm of takings law, “condemnation” refers to the exercise of the power of eminent domain. It is a determination and declaration that a certain property is assigned to public use.  Continue reading “Back to Basics: What does Condemnation mean?”