NJ Court Tackles Blight Question For Redevelopment Areas

Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 8:16 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court is poised to clarify whether its 2007 ruling on the standards that towns must follow when they want to designate supposedly underutilized land for redevelopment extends to other statutory conditions that can support eminent domain, according to an order released Thursday.

In Gallenthin Realty Development Inc. v. Paulsboro, the high court mulled a town's classification of private property as in need of redevelopment based on a subsection of the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law that deals with stagnant or “not fully...
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