Artis Reaves

Artis has lived in Riviera Beach for more than 20 years, raising his four children and working as a licensed electrician.  His job involves maintaining the electrical systems on the many drawbridges in the area.  He loves that his neighborhood is close to the drawbridges; that means that if a problem comes up, he can be on the scene quickly.  He has expended a tremendous amount of time and effort making his home a comfortable, pleasant place.

  • September 26, 2006    |   Private Property

    Riviera Beach, FL Eminent Domain

    Protecting Kelo’s Victims In Riviera Beach, Florida: City Seeks to Use Eminent Domain To Replace Lower-Income & Minority Residents With Wealthier Ones

    Thanks to IJ’s litigation efforts, the residents of Riviera Beach are no longer haunted by the specter of eminent domain abuse. In the 2005 now-infamous case of Kelo v. New London, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the U.S. Constitution allows the taking of property for private economic development, but it also pointed out that…

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