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Word(s) of the Month: eminent domain Posted on Jun 9

Word(s) of the Month: eminent domain

Words of law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s phrase is  “eminent domain.” “eminent domain. (18c) The inherent power of a governmental entity to take privately owned property, esp. land, and   …Continue Reading Word(s) of the Month: eminent domain