July 17, 2006

A New Tale of Cities: How Congress Wants to Fix Eminent Domain–And Why it Should

By A New Tale of Cities: How Congress Wants to Fix Eminent Domain–And Why it Should

The San Francisco Chronicle has an article by Prof. Moshe Adler arguing in favor of Congressional legislation which would deny federal funding to cities that abuse eminent domain.

Sensenbrenner's legislation is the most sensible eminent-domain proposal since the Berman vs. Parker 1954 decision that permitted private-to-private transfer of property for urban renewal. Local governments should be its main supporters.

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