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Daniel Goldstein and his family are the last residents fighting Atlantic Yards eviction battle

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Metes & Bounds

The Highest and Best Use Concept in Condemnation

Port Chester Ordered to Pay $3 Million in Land Case

A state justice has ordered the village to pay two commercial property owners $3 million in compensation for taking their land by eminent domain in 2004.

Eminent Domain Changes Seek to Limit State’s Power to Seize Property

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NY Sen. Perkins: Eminent domain reform “…not like instant rice”

Atlantic Yards Report

At a state Senate hearing on eminent domain reform, condemnation attorney Michael Rikon testifies.

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Small Businesses to NYC: Get Off Our Backs!

Willets Point United Hires N.Y. State’s Top Eminent Domain Attorney

Willets Point United Against Eminent Domain Abuse, a coalition of two dozen business and land owners in Queens, NY has hired Michael Rikon of the law firm Goldstein, Goldstein, Rikon and Gottlieb, a nationally renowned expert in eminent domain law, to represent them during the upcoming eminent domain battle with the City of New York.

Group Questions Sotomayor’s Stance On Eminent Domain

A crowd from Queens gathered on the steps of City Hall Monday to raise questions about Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s position on eminent domain and how it relates to Willets Point. Michael Rikon comments on the broadcast.