The critics' key legal appeal, on whether the state can use eminent domain to take land for Barclays Center, is scheduled for an Oct. 14 hearing before New York's highest court. Critics are also asking the court to decide another appeal--that the underlying study permitting eminent domain is flawed. Both sides filed papers this week. The court doesn't have to take the case which has failed every step of the way.
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