Hualapai Tribe and Grand Canyon dispute

The Wall Street Journal reported March 22 on the glass-bottom bridge that juts over the edge of the Grand Canyon and offers a dizzying view of the Colorado River 4,000 feet below.

The legal dispute that has developed between the Hualapai Indian Nation and an outside partner is "spoiling the view" according to the paper.

The Tribe declared eminent domain last month to condemn the structure and thus to acquire sole ownership of the horseshoe-shaped Skywalk from David Jin, who built it.  The Tribe would have to pay Mr. Jin the value of the propoerty it "condemned" and took.  The Tribe says Mr. Jin did not finish the visitors center and that mars the site.

In late March, a federal-court judge denied Mr. Jin's emergency request for a temporary restraining order against the tribe

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