TRENTON, NJ-This week’s unanimous decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court limiting towns’ eminent domain powers is drawing varied reaction from the legal and development communities. As reported by, in a case involving a property in Paulsboro, the Court ruled that municipalities have to prove a site is truly “blighted” before invoking eminent domain, and not simply “underutilized.” Specifically, the Court ruled as unconstitutional the use of the term “in need of redevelopment.”