inverse condemnation

The taking of property by an actual interference with or disturbance of property rights, without an actual entry upon the property. 26 Am J2d Em D §§ 157 et seq.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • just compensation — n: compensation for property taken under eminent domain that places a property owner in the same position as before the property is taken see also eminent domain ◇ Just compensation is usu. the fair market value of the property taken. Attorney s… …   Law dictionary

  • constructive taking — A phrase used in the law to characterize an act not amounting to an actual appropriation of chattels, but which shows an intention to convert them to his use; as if a person intrusted with the possession of goods deals with them contrary to the… …   Black's law dictionary

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