Carl and Joy Gamble

Carl and Joy Gamble worked hard their entire lives. Their oasis for more than three decades has been their well-kept home, with a huge backyard, on Atlantic Avenue in Norwood, Ohio (a city surrounded by Cincinnati). They raised two kids there. When they sold their small, family-owned grocery store in November 2001 and retired, they looked forward to quiet days gardening in their yard and enjoying visits from their now-grown children.

  • September 23, 2003    |   Private Property

    Norwood, OH Eminent Domain

    Norwood, Ohio Homeowners & Small Businesses Battle City & Private Developer Over Eminent Domain Abuse

    In a resounding repudiation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Kelo v. City of New London, the Ohio Supreme Court unanimously held that taking the home of Carl and Joy Gamble, and the properties of IJ’s other clients, was unconstitutional. Norwood v. Horney was the first case on the issue of eminent domain’s use…

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