Excess Condemnation by Robert Eugene CushmanExcess Condemnation by Robert Eugene Cushman

Excess Condemnation

byRobert Eugene Cushman

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI THE ADMINISTRATION OF EXCESS CONDEMNATION Aftek it has been decided that excess condemnation is a policy which may legitimately be employed by a municipality and after the purposes for which it may wisely be used are agreed upon, there still remains the important and complex administrative problem of translating the general principle of excess condemnation into a definite working program. In what terms shall the") power of the city to exercise this policy be embodied;1 under what restrictions shall it be employed; how shall the city actually proceed to carry out its program? These are problems of vital importance because they intimately affect the private rights of the individual citizen through the exercise on a large scale of the right of eminent domain, and at the same time involve an enormous expenditure of the city's money and extension of its credit. They are, moreover, problems of great complexity, because in a project of excess condemnation are involved more or less intricate questions of municipal esthetics engineering and finance. It is interesting to note that there is not as yet any r general agreement as to the details of a proper working policy of excess condemnation. No state or country has a constitutional amendment or statute exactly like that of any other state or nation. Some legislative bodies have drafted excess condemnation provisions without any definite project in view, merely in order that the general principle might be embodied into law. These enactments have been broad and general in their import. In other cases acts have been passed in order to permit the use of this policy in some particular case and in such instances the form of the provision itself has usually been determined by the concrete situation which the l...
Title:Excess CondemnationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217472109

ISBN - 13:9780217472104