Authored by Norman Matteoni, “Condemnation Practice in California” is widely used as the comprehensive reference book for attorneys, and recognized by California courts as the authoritative reference source for condemnation law. It provides extensive coverage of direct and inverse condemnation, valuation, and trial procedure, as well as
the latest developments and trends.
The book features in depth reviews of recent U.S. Supreme Court, appellate court, and state supreme court decisions on condemnation and takings law and coverage of public use, reflecting property owners’ increasing challenges to local governments’ right to take.
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