Legislature, Governor Tinker with Eminent Domain
by Timothy Sandefur
The Sacramento Bee today has my article on the five California eminent domain "reform" measures enacted last month.
In September, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed five bills that he claimed would rein in abuses of eminent domain in California. Unfortunately, these laws accomplish little — they simply tinker with procedural details while leaving the state's abusive redevelopment industry intact.
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