The Limits of Anti-Kelo Legislation: Reformers are trying to outlaw eminent domain abuse. But will the laws they’re passing be effective?: Reason Magazine, Aug./Sept. 2007

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By Ilya Somin In Kelo v. City of New London (2005), the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the government to condemn property and transfer it to other private owners in the name of “economic development.” Upholding the forced transfer of land in New London, Connecticut, to private developers, the Court ruled that virtually any potential public… Read more »