Professor Ilya Somin comments on the use of eminent domain powers for the border wall

Ilya Somin, Professor of Law

The government has broad powers to condemn land and even to begin construction work on property it seizes before compensating the owner. If the government and a property owner cannot agree on the amount, a court can establish the property’s fair market value, but “a common problem is people don’t get as much money as the law says they should,”, October 28, October 28, October 28