The Highest and Best Use Concept in Condemnation
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.
At a state Senate hearing on eminent domain reform, condemnation attorney Michael Rikon testifies.
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.
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.