What property owners must know about eminent domain and Donald Trump’s love of it

“Eminent domain is wonderful.” This is a recent quote from presidential candidate and billionaire developer Donald Trump. It’s a position he’ll have to defend within and outside his party.

If you own real estate or just want to understand this political issue, you should know three things about eminent domain: How it worked for generations as intended by the Framers, how local governments have misapplied it, and (more recently), how the Supreme Court rolled property owners under the bus.… …read more