July 2, 2007

Life after Kelo

By Life after Kelo

The American magazine has this article on progress in eminent domain reform. Excerpt:

Nearly two years after Kelo came down, the reformers have much to crow about. The debate has shifted heavily in their favor; public opinion overwhelmingly supports substantial eminent domain restrictions. The laws passed thus far represent "more than I would have expected" says Clint Bolick, a fellow at the Hoover Institution. Even still, he adds, "The progress has been very incremental, and I fear that the momentum will dissipate." After all, "The Empire always strikes back."

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