Pioneer Institute recently issued a White Paper examining its use in the Commonwealth. In conjunction with the Federalist Society, Pioneer held a Forum featuring the paper’s author, Michael Malamut of the New England Legal Foundation. Also speaking were Gideon Kanner, professor of law emeritus at Loyola University and a national authority on eminent domain; Jason Barshak, who as an Assistant Attorney General has defended the Commonwealth in civil ligitation stemming from eminent domain takings; and James Masterman, an attorney in private practice specializing in eminent domain cases. The following excerpts each’s remarks.
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