August 31, 2011

How's that eminent domain/redevelopment thing working out for ya?

By How's that eminent domain/redevelopment thing working out for ya?

Author: Timothy Sandefur

The city of New London, Connecticut, spent a decade and tens of millions of dollars to destroy Susette Kelo’s neighborhood—and replace it, literally, with a dump.

Don’t forget, in Kelo, the Supreme Court emphasized that “[t]he takings before us…would be executed pursuant to a ‘carefully considered’ development plan.”

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