Spurning calls to go slow, the state Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday advanced four bills by three different lawmakers intent on safeguarding New Yorkers from a controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision last year involving eminent domain.

The committee’s action came in the face of insistence from New York City Corporation Counsel Michael A. Cardozo and State Bar President Vincent A. Buzard that the high court ruling, Kelo v. City of New London, has little if any impact in this state and warnings that modifying the eminent domain law could seriously undermine the public interest.

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