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Slate's Jurisprudence: Eminent Domain Bombshell

Alex Chadwick talks to Slate legal analyst Emily Bazelon about decisions handed down from the Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday. In one contentious decision, a 5-4 majority of justices ruled local governments can use the concept of "eminent domain" to seize property for redevelopment -- even if that development primarily benefits a private company.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
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