Discuss the process that must occur in order for government to proclaim eminent domain to assume control over the private property of citizens.

  1. Discuss the process that must occur in order for government to proclaim eminent domain to assume control over the private property of citizens.
  2.  How does eminent domain differ from the concept of government zoning? 
  3. How does eminent domain differ from police power as it relates to the government assuming control over private property?
  4.  Discuss at least two court cases that relate to the issue of eminent domain. 
  5. What are the key issues that were addressed in the court cases that you chose to review? 
  6. How is power distributed in the U.S. political system?
  7.  How does the U.S. political system reflect the distribution of power? 
  8. List and discuss six ways in which urban planning can be political in nature. 

Please use references below and please Citing References in Text and page number 

References

Levy, J. M. (2013). Contemporary urban planning (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson-Prentice Hall Press.

  • Chapter 5: The Legal Basis of Planning
  • Chapter 6: Planning and Politics
  • Chapter 7: The Social Issues
  • Chapter 8: The Comprehensive Plan