More on California's Mealy-Mouthed Eminent Domain Reform
by Timothy Sandefur
Prof. Ilya Somin has some thoughts on the new California laws, and points out that SB 1650, which I said might have some actual teeth in it, probably isn't even as protective as I suggested. And at the Orange County Register's blog, Steven Greenhut, author of Abuse of Power: How Government Misuses Eminent Domain, says these new laws don't "undermine the need to pass Prop. 90."
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