Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Expropriation Law Inside the Footprint
I've noted the existence of a variety of law suits relating to the over 150 expropriations in the VA and LSU sites over time.
Derrick Morrison from the Committee to Reopen Charity recently excerpted from one that I haven't highlighted in depth to date here on the blog - the suit filed by the Blood Center of Southeast Louisiana.
The Blood Center was evicted from its facilities earlier this month after expropriation (see above notice photo and move out photo below) and is now operating temporarily out of a former car dealership in New Orleans East.
What are the chief legal arguments involved in the suit against the LSU Board of Supervisors? Well, many of them align quite closely with the more general arguments that have been raised here and elsewhere:
The attorneys for The Blood Center make some great observations:
Here's a view of the Blood Center's current home out in The East: