Hawaii inverse condemnation lawyer and William and Mary Law School adjunct professor Rob Thomas joins your hosts to discuss recording his classic single “Smooth” with Carlos Santana, whether the COVID moratoriums on evictions constitute a taking, and his favorite flavor of SPAM! (Don’t act like you don’t love SPAM.) This… There's MoreEminent Domain Rock Star Guest: Rob Thomas!
Eminent Domain Misconceptions: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”
In this lighthearted episode, your hosts examine the true meaning of several words associated with the practice of eminent domain and some common popular misconceptions about those words. Kristen and Dave celebrate The Californians (from SNL), while Ross introduces Kristen to Idiocracy. What about Ghost Busters, The Carpenters and Jimmy… There's MoreEminent Domain Misconceptions: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”
Charlie Nobles joins your hosts to discuss the challenges he faced when taking over as CEO of the International Right of Way Association during the COVID crisis. Thankfully, he still finds time to weigh in on issues that only a true Californian can address. Who was Van Halen’s better lead… There's MoreAn exclusive interview with Charlie Nobles, CEO of the International Right of Way Association!
Your hosts give listener shout outs to some loyal fans, reveal two upcoming celebrity guests, and preview future episodes. Meanwhile, enjoy a trip down memory lane to the 2019 NCAA basketball tournament, the truth about Texas Pete hot sauce, and find out why Billy Squier is still MIA from our… There's MoreA Labor Day Intermezzo For Those in the Right of Way Industry
How do right of way agents with the power of eminent domain explain what they do for a living without being asked to leave the party? What lessons from the Star Wars franchise can aid in placing the benefits of infrastructure development in a proper perspective? What is everyone’s favorite… There's MoreEminent Domain Cocktail Party Conversations: Keep Calm and Talk About Star Wars!