Eminent Domain



July 17, 2012

SIFMA Submits Comments to the Homeownership Protection Program JPA on a Legal Analysis of the Eminent Domain Proposal

SIFMA provides comments and a legal analysis performed by O’Melveny & Myers to the California Homeownership Protection Program Joint Powers Authority (JPA) on an eminent domain proposal. SIFMA asked renowned lawyer and Constitutional expert Walter Dellinger for his perspective on this issue. Mr. Dellinger is a member of the Appellate Practice at O’Melveny & Myers, LLP. Prior to entering private practice, he was Assistant Attorney General and head of the Office of Legal Counsel from 1993 to 1996, and he served as acting Solicitor General for the 1996-97 Term of the U.S. Supreme Court.




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