Definitions for "Eminent Domain"
Eminent Domain refers to the right one government has to seize private property...
A right of the government or a public utility to acquire private property for necessary public use by condemnation in return for just compensation. See also CONDEMNATION.
The power of the government to take private property for a public purpose. The government is afforded this power by the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution which allows the government to take private property if the taking is for a public use and the owner is compensated for his or her loss.
Employee Retirement Income Security Act Of 1974 (ERISA)