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Critics Aim to Scare Investors Away in Latest Flurry of Suits

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Twice in the last week, critics of Atlantic Yards--and Barclays Center arena--have filed suits aimed not so much at stopping the project but at scaring investors off, while waiting for the Court of Appeals decision on eminent domain, expected next month. By casting doubt on the project's prospects, critics hope to make financing difficult if not impossible. But it's uncertain the courts will go along with their strategy.