PLF's Paul Beard Speaks About Eminent Domain And Regulatory Takings
PLF attorney Paul Beard spoke recently at Lewis and Clark Law School about how local governments force private property owners to pay special fees to construct public projects which ought to be paid for through taxes. These exactions violate private property rights and raise the cost of housing and the costs of businesses throughout the nation. You can watch his presentation here.
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