Eminent Domain (3 Credits) LAW 1075

Course providing an overview of eminent domain proceedings. Students learn to handle a simple condemnation action and to find, analyze, and apply the law in this area. Topics covered include: authority of the condemning agency to exercise power; public purpose doctrine; necessity for the taking; administrative considerations; order of taking; pre-trial and trial preparation and procedures; and inverse condemnation issues and private property rights protection as they affect the condemnation proceeding. Florida law is addressed as well.
Additional Prerequisite(s): Constitutional Law I