Day: May 24, 2013

NJ eminent domain lawsuit

Third Circuit Rules NJ Borough Justified in Using Police Power to Restrict Access to Property Containing Unexploded Munitions

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled on an interesting case involving the Borough of Palmyra’s closure of an open-air market located on the site of a military weapons-testing facility. The court ruled that the municipality validly exercised its police power to restrict the owner’s access to the property