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Condemn

To adjudge or find guilty of a crime and sentence. To declare a building or ship unsafe for use or occupancy. To decide that a navigable vessel is a prize or is unfit for service. To take privately owned land for public use in exchange for just compensation by virtue of the power of Eminent Domain.

condemn

v. 1) for a public agency to determine that a building is unsafe or unfit for habitation and must be torn down or rebuilt to meet building and health code requirements. 2) for a governmental agency to take private property for public use under the right of eminent domain, but constitutionally the property owner must receive just compensation. If an agreement cannot be reached then the owner is entitled to a court determination of value in a condemnation action (lawsuit), but the public body can take the property immediately upon deposit of the estimated value. 3) to sentence a convicted defendant to death. 4) send to prison. (See: condemnation action, eminent domain, capital punishment)

condemn

(Ban), verb abhor, abnegate, abrogate, bar, blackball, block, boycott, call a halt, cancel, cast aside, cast out, censor, check, counter, debar, deny, disallow, disapprove, discommode, discountenance, disfavor, disown, disqualify, embargo, enjoin, exclude, expel, forbid, forestall, frustrate, halt, hammer, impede, interdict, interrupt, keep in bounds, keep out, keep within bounds, lay an embargo on, limit, make immossible, object, obstruct, oppose, ostracize, outlaw, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, put a stop to, put an embargo on, put an end to, put one's veto to, put under an injunction, put under an interdiction, put under prohibition, quash, quell, refuse, reject, repress, reprobate, restrain, restrict access, retard, seclude, shut out, stop, suppress, thwart, vetare, withhold

condemn

(Blame), verb accuse, anathematize, asperse, assail with censure, attack, berate, bring into discredit, call to account, cast blame upon, castigate, charge, chide, condemnare, criticize, culpare, declaim against, decry, denigrate, denounce, deprecate, derogate, disapprove, disdain, disparage, dispraise, execrate, find guilty, fulminate against, impeach, implicate, impugn, indict, inveigh against, pass censure on, publicly accuse, rebuke, reprehend, reproach, reprove, repudiate, take to task, upbraid, vilify, vituperare, vituperate

condemn

(Punish), verb adjudge, administer correction, bring to account, carry out a sentence, convict, damnare, deal retributive justice, discipline, doom, exact a penalty, exact retribution, execute a sentence, execute justice, impose a penalty, impose penalty, inflict penalty, inflict punishment, pass sentence on, penalize, prescribe punishment, pronounce judgment, pronounce sentence, punire, reprimand, reprove, sentence, subject to penalty, take disciplinary action

condemn

(Seize), verb accroach, acquire, arrogate, assume, assume ownership, attach, compullorily acquire, confiscate, declare to be forfeited, deprive of corporal possession, deprive of ownership, disentitle, disseise, distrain, divest of property, expropriate, foreclose, impound, impropriate, municipalize, nationalize, publicare, sequestrate, take for public use, take over, take possession, usurp
Associated concepts: eminent domain
See also: accuse, blame, cavil, censure, charge, complain, confiscate, convict, criticize, decry, defame, denigrate, denounce, discommend, disparage, execute, fault, impeach, incriminate, judge, libel, proscribe, punish, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, sentence

condemn

to pronounce judicial sentence on someone, usually one of death.
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retain the property for personal reasons or because the condemnor is
1997), the condemnor repeatedly advised a landowner that it would acquire his property as part of a redevelopment zone.
Condemnees usually favor income capitalization, gross rent multipliers, and sales comparison whereas condemnors usually prefer the cost approach, arguing that the application of other approaches may taint the just compensation evidence by inappropriate inclusion of business value, or by failure to recognize the short-term nature of a site lease, or both.
The court noted that in Virginia, structures attached by a lessee to condemned real estate are per se deemed to be realty as between the condemnor and the lessee, ensuring they are included in the initial valuation of the property as a whole.
In Florida the condemnor pays the property owner's bills.
Obviously, the most efficient use of resources occurs when the condemnor and condemnee reach a negotiated settlement.
In the inverse condemnation case, the court ruled that it was a de facto taking, "because there is a physical unauthorized entry by the condemnor, a physical ouster of the owner, a legal interference with the physical use, possession or enjoyment of the property or a legal interference with the owner's power of disposition of the property.
The technique can be used by a condemnor or by attorneys representing condemnees if they have sufficient cases to justify the effort.
Courts across the United States have held that the proper consideration in assessing damages is the rights acquired, not what the condemnor intends to do with those rights.
If Eminent Domain Proceedings Are Considered, The Nj Licensed Land Surveyor Acting On Behalf Of Prospective Condemnor Pursuant To Njsa 20:3-16 Et Seq.
Once negotiations have occurred and a monetary offer has been extended, the condemnor may commence an action in which the commissioners make an administrative determination of the value of the property taken, the benefits to the landowner, and the reduction, if any, in the value of the landowner's remaining property.
Real eminent-domain reform will only occur when Americans rethink the Norman roots of property holding and revive the jury s power to interpose between the condemnor and condemnee.