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February 5, 2007

Fighting Atlantic Yards

By Michael Clancy

On Wednesday, [Bruce Ratner's] lawyers will be in federal court arguing to dismiss a lawsuit -- one of several legal challenges pending -- brought by 12 plaintiffs who seek to prevent the government from taking their property and homes through the use of eminent domain.

About two dozen people -- including homeowners, a commercial property owner, Freddy's Bar on Dean Street and families and individuals who rent -- are arguing that use of eminent domain is unconstitutional.
Some of the plaintiffs agreed to explain why they signed onto the lawsuit.

article/Flash: Voices of Atlantic Yards opponents




Posted by lumi at February 5, 2007 9:11 AM