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Fifth Ward Residents Appeal Brief

Fifth Ward Residents Appeal Brief

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INTHEMISSOURICOURTOFAPPEALSEASTERNDISTRICTEASTERNDISTRICTNO.:ED9573322
nd
CIRCUITNO:0922-CC9379BONZELLASMITH,
etal.,
RESPONDENTS
v.
TIFCOMMISSIONERS,
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APPELLANTSAppealfromtheCircuitCourtoftheCityofSt.Louis22
nd
Circuit,Division18CircuitJudgeTheHonorableRobertH.Dierker,Jr.INITIALBRIEFOFINTERVENORRESPONDENTS(ANDCROSSAPPELLANTS)NELSONANDMCINTOSH
RespectfullySubmitted,AttorneysforIntervenorRespondents(andCrossAppellants)NelsonandMcIntoshW.BevisSchock,#32551AttorneyatLaw7777BonhommeAve.,Ste.1300St.Louis,MO63105wbschock@schocklaw.comVoice:314-726-2322Fax:314-721-1698Voice:314-420-8700Fax:314-875-0447EricE.Vickers,
#
31784AttorneyatLaw7800ForsythBlvd.,Suite700St.Louis,MO63105ericvickers@hotmail.com
 
JamesW.Schottel,Jr.,
#
51285AttorneyatLaw906OliveSte.PHSt.Louis,MO63101jwsj@schotteljustice.comVoice:(314)421-0350Fax:(314)421-4060TABLEOFCONTENTS
mRISDICTIONALSTATEMENT.,."8
IdentificationofPartiesSubmittinthisBrief8ThisSectionasaStandAloneResponsetotheMotiontoDismiss8Facts-
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ProceduralHistoryandJudgmentintheTrialCourt
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FourDevelopmentSections-IntervenorsDoNotChallenge33BlightDesignation-IntervenorsAlsoDoNotChallenge33
Intenrenors'Exert-Dr.MicheleBoldrin,,33
EstimatedCostsandRevenue:TheNumbers34
FinancinCommi-tment,,',,",,
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ComrehensivePlan,,,
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NoPro"ect,",41Attorne
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SUM.MARYOFARGUM.ENT"43
ARGUMENTINRESPONSETOBRIEFOFAPPELLANTS46APPELLANTSPOINTI-,,,,
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46NOTICETOAPPELLANTSTHATLACKOFAPROJECTWASATISSUE.....46
StandardofReview46
Discussion,,,47
APPELL~TS'POINTII-54WEDIDNOTNEEDTOHAVEA"PROJECT"S4BUTIFWEDIDNEEDTOHAVEAPROJECTWEHADONES4
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54Discussion-Prima........................................,56Discussion-AlternativeTheories
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NOCOSTBENEFITANALYSISREQUIREDFORASPECIFICPROJECT.......66
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