March 23rd, 2020 | by Mike Faherty

Condemnation and COVID-19

I recommend reading the blog post below which is a short analysis of condemnation and covid-19 written by Attorneys Ehren Fournier and Katie Gray.

March 23rd, 2020 | by Mike Faherty

Coronavirus Restrictions As Condemnation?

Below is a summary of eminent domain law which may be helpful in these days of government restrictions as a result of the coronavirus.

July 18th, 2019 | by Mike Faherty

Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania

On June 21, 2019, the United States Supreme Court issued Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania, _ S.Ct._ (2019), No. 17-647, 2019 WL 2552486. The landmark decision overruled Williamson County Regional Planning Comm’n v. Hamilton Bank of Johnson City, 473 U.S. 172, 105 S.Ct. 3108, 87 L.Ed.2d 126.

April 1st, 2019 | by Mike Faherty

Deed In Place of Condemnation

The threat of eminent domain and the actual filing of an eminent domain action often end via a negotiated sale of property in place of condemnation.

December 13th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Pipeline Risk Study

Quest Consultants of Norman, Oklahoma has released a study titled Quantitative Risk Analysis for the Mariner East Pipeline Project.

September 6th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Judges Halt Pipelines

Upon Judge direction, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ordered stoppage of the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the Mountain Valley Pipeline.

August 14th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

FERC Approval of Pipelines

The Wall Street Journal published an opinion which criticized the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission process by which property owners are denied the due process right of judicial review of eminent domain actions.

May 31st, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Clean Air Council v Sunoco Pipeline

An April 30, 2018 decision of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court rejected six of seven claims against Sunoco re environmental harms and eminent domain overreach.

May 29th, 2018 | by Mike Faherty

Boy Scout Award

Mike Faherty was provided the “Ideal Scout” award by the Lancaster Council of Boy Scouts. Mike an Eagle Scout and former Boy Scout employee, provided pro bono services to the Scouts when a scout camp was threatened by eminent domain.