Why The Government Condemns Raisins

by Timothy Sandefur You might think it a little strange that every year the federal government seizes up to a quarter of the entire raisin crop in California. But it's … ›

It Wasn't Just Us

The people of Riviera Beach, Fla., witnesses to and victims of one of the most brazen attempts at eminent domain abuse anywhere in America, have spoken.  In elections held March … ›

Yes, This is Real.

by Steven Geoffrey Gieseler So teachers at a Seattle afterschool program called the Hilltop Childrens Center banned Legos.  The teachers' warped, though absolutely priceless, explanation for the decision is here.  … ›

Robbins Editorial

Thanks to Liberty Papers for pointing out this editorial on Robbins v. Wilkie that appears in the Colorado Springs Gazette. The Papers has a few other choice comments as well.

Yet Another Redevelopment Failure

by Timothy Sandefur The Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun has an enlightening report on yet another failure in California's sad history of using eminent domain for "redevelopment." Excerpt: After spending … ›

Property Wars: The Government Strikes Back

by Timothy Sandefur Over at the Cato Institute's site, there's a podcast featuring me talking about the Robbins v. Wilkie case. You can listen by clicking here.

Property Rights And The Powerless

by Timothy Sandefur The Orange County Register's Steven Greenhut (whose Abuse of Power blew the whistle on eminent domain abuse before most people knew what it was), has a great … ›

Can Courts Compel Government to Abuse Eminent Domain?

by Timothy Sandefur Some years ago, the town of Wheat Ridge, Colorado—a suburb of Denver—decided to engage in some redevelopment. So it made a contract with the (unfortunately named) Cornerstone … ›

Eminent Domain Reform After Prop. 90

Larry Gilbert's Orange Juice blog has some comments on eminent domain reform in California, take 2. In particular, he points to Kermit Marsh's article in the current Red County magazine … ›

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Why The Government Condemns Raisins

by Timothy Sandefur You might think it a little strange that every year the federal government seizes up to a quarter of the entire raisin crop in California. But it's … ›

It Wasn't Just Us

The people of Riviera Beach, Fla., witnesses to and victims of one of the most brazen attempts at eminent domain abuse anywhere in America, have spoken.  In elections held March … ›

Yes, This is Real.

by Steven Geoffrey Gieseler So teachers at a Seattle afterschool program called the Hilltop Childrens Center banned Legos.  The teachers' warped, though absolutely priceless, explanation for the decision is here.  … ›

Robbins Editorial

Thanks to Liberty Papers for pointing out this editorial on Robbins v. Wilkie that appears in the Colorado Springs Gazette. The Papers has a few other choice comments as well.

Yet Another Redevelopment Failure

by Timothy Sandefur The Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun has an enlightening report on yet another failure in California's sad history of using eminent domain for "redevelopment." Excerpt: After spending … ›

Property Wars: The Government Strikes Back

by Timothy Sandefur Over at the Cato Institute's site, there's a podcast featuring me talking about the Robbins v. Wilkie case. You can listen by clicking here.

Property Rights And The Powerless

by Timothy Sandefur The Orange County Register's Steven Greenhut (whose Abuse of Power blew the whistle on eminent domain abuse before most people knew what it was), has a great … ›

Can Courts Compel Government to Abuse Eminent Domain?

by Timothy Sandefur Some years ago, the town of Wheat Ridge, Colorado—a suburb of Denver—decided to engage in some redevelopment. So it made a contract with the (unfortunately named) Cornerstone … ›

Eminent Domain Reform After Prop. 90

Larry Gilbert's Orange Juice blog has some comments on eminent domain reform in California, take 2. In particular, he points to Kermit Marsh's article in the current Red County magazine … ›

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Why The Government Condemns Raisins

by Timothy Sandefur You might think it a little strange that every year the federal government seizes up to a quarter of the entire raisin crop in California. But it's … ›

It Wasn't Just Us

The people of Riviera Beach, Fla., witnesses to and victims of one of the most brazen attempts at eminent domain abuse anywhere in America, have spoken.  In elections held March … ›

Yes, This is Real.

by Steven Geoffrey Gieseler So teachers at a Seattle afterschool program called the Hilltop Childrens Center banned Legos.  The teachers' warped, though absolutely priceless, explanation for the decision is here.  … ›

Robbins Editorial

Thanks to Liberty Papers for pointing out this editorial on Robbins v. Wilkie that appears in the Colorado Springs Gazette. The Papers has a few other choice comments as well.

Yet Another Redevelopment Failure

by Timothy Sandefur The Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun has an enlightening report on yet another failure in California's sad history of using eminent domain for "redevelopment." Excerpt: After spending … ›

Property Wars: The Government Strikes Back

by Timothy Sandefur Over at the Cato Institute's site, there's a podcast featuring me talking about the Robbins v. Wilkie case. You can listen by clicking here.

Property Rights And The Powerless

by Timothy Sandefur The Orange County Register's Steven Greenhut (whose Abuse of Power blew the whistle on eminent domain abuse before most people knew what it was), has a great … ›

Can Courts Compel Government to Abuse Eminent Domain?

by Timothy Sandefur Some years ago, the town of Wheat Ridge, Colorado—a suburb of Denver—decided to engage in some redevelopment. So it made a contract with the (unfortunately named) Cornerstone … ›

Eminent Domain Reform After Prop. 90

Larry Gilbert's Orange Juice blog has some comments on eminent domain reform in California, take 2. In particular, he points to Kermit Marsh's article in the current Red County magazine … ›

Why The Government Condemns Raisins

by Timothy Sandefur You might think it a little strange that every year the federal government seizes up to a quarter of the entire raisin crop in California. But it's … ›

It Wasn't Just Us

The people of Riviera Beach, Fla., witnesses to and victims of one of the most brazen attempts at eminent domain abuse anywhere in America, have spoken.  In elections held March … ›

Yes, This is Real.

by Steven Geoffrey Gieseler So teachers at a Seattle afterschool program called the Hilltop Childrens Center banned Legos.  The teachers' warped, though absolutely priceless, explanation for the decision is here.  … ›

Robbins Editorial

Thanks to Liberty Papers for pointing out this editorial on Robbins v. Wilkie that appears in the Colorado Springs Gazette. The Papers has a few other choice comments as well.

Yet Another Redevelopment Failure

by Timothy Sandefur The Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun has an enlightening report on yet another failure in California's sad history of using eminent domain for "redevelopment." Excerpt: After spending … ›

Property Wars: The Government Strikes Back

by Timothy Sandefur Over at the Cato Institute's site, there's a podcast featuring me talking about the Robbins v. Wilkie case. You can listen by clicking here.

Property Rights And The Powerless

by Timothy Sandefur The Orange County Register's Steven Greenhut (whose Abuse of Power blew the whistle on eminent domain abuse before most people knew what it was), has a great … ›

Can Courts Compel Government to Abuse Eminent Domain?

by Timothy Sandefur Some years ago, the town of Wheat Ridge, Colorado—a suburb of Denver—decided to engage in some redevelopment. So it made a contract with the (unfortunately named) Cornerstone … ›

Eminent Domain Reform After Prop. 90

Larry Gilbert's Orange Juice blog has some comments on eminent domain reform in California, take 2. In particular, he points to Kermit Marsh's article in the current Red County magazine … ›