New York's high court will hear Atlantic Yards case

New York's state Court of Appeals will decide whether the state may use eminent domain to allow a developer to build a $772 million basketball arena in Brooklyn. The project, dubbed Atlantic Yards, also includes 6,000 apartments. The state plans to use eminent domain to acquire private property needed for the development. Landowners and a community group have challenged the plan on constitutional grounds.

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