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Denver University Law Review

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In his article, Telluride's Tale of Eminent Domain, Home Rule, and Retroactivity, Professor Richard Collins skillfully parses many of the unique legal issues that confronted the Colorado Supreme Court in Town of Telluride v. San Miguel Valley Corp. In particular, Professor Collins explores the constitutional right to a change of venue based on jury bias in an eminent domain action, the scope of Telluride's home rule power of eminent domain, and the extent to which a state statute purporting to limit such power could be retroactively applied.