SOURCE: New York Condemnation Conference

September 14, 2005 06:00 ET

The New York Condemnation Conference & Hofstra University Law School to Sponsor a Seminar September 30th Entitled -- "Condemnation for Private Development? The Future of Economic Takings

After the Kelo Decision"

Significant Ramifications of the Kelo Decision to Be Discussed

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 14, 2005 -- The seminar, a panel moderated by Prof. Marshall Tract, will feature Prof. Ronald Silverman, Edward O'Connell, Esq. trial counsel for the City of New London, Scott Sawyer, Esq. counsel for Mrs. Kelo, Steven Anderson, Esq. from the Castle Coalition and Prof. Clayton Gillette, Vice Dean of the NYU Law School, a noted expert in the field. In addition Supreme Court Judges Edward McCabe and John Bivona will add their perspectives from the bench. There will be an extensive Q&A session afterwards.

"We are pleased to have some of the key participants in this landmark Supreme Court decision and leading experts in the field to discuss the decision's meaning for the future of condemnation and private development. We are looking forward to stimulating discussion and a lively Q&A," said Jeffrey Beal, President of the Condemnation Conference.

The seminar is open to all attorneys, real and personal property appraisers and others with an interest in eminent domain. The fee for the program is $55 for non-members, which includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Continuing Legal Education Credit for attorneys has been applied for. The CLE fee is $75. To register or for more information go to The program runs from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm at Hofstra University Law School (room 308). Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged.

The New York Condemnation Conference is a nonprofit association of attorneys, real property appraisers, personal property appraisers and engineers from the private and public sectors and right of way agents which meets about four times a year, at different locations throughout the region, to discuss and learn both from and about various past, pending and proposed regional development and acquisition projects. Membership is open to anybody with an interest in eminent domain, condemnation and development.

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