PLF opposes unconstitutional land grab in New Jersey

Earlier today, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a friend of the court brief in the appellate courts of New Jersey opposing that state’s failed attempt at an unconstitutional land grab in Atlantic … ›

RIP Martin Anderson

Martin Anderson, who served as an advisor to the Reagan Administration and as a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, died this week at the age of 78. Although many … ›

Is there any limit to the Takings Clause's Public Use requirement?

Last week, the Utah Supreme Court revived a challenge to the Utah Department of Transportation’s abuse of eminent domain. The Department needed a small part (1.2 acres) of a larger … ›

Will California worsen its already terrible eminent domain laws?

When the infamous Kelo v. New London was decided in 2005, California was already one of the worst states in the nation when it came to eminent domain. In the … ›

Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone

Supporters of property rights will no doubt remember the sad saga of Kelo v. New London. In  that case, the Supreme Court permitted the city to use its eminent domain power … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur talks with Armstrong & Getty about eminent domain

I’ll be talking with Armstrong & Getty at 8 this morning about the efforts by California local governments to use eminent domain to seize “underwater” mortgages. You can listen online here. … ›

Eminent domain as a bailout

Some local governments in southern California are considering using eminent domain to condemn “underwater” mortgages, so as to allow people who bought houses they can’t afford to continue living in … ›

Celebrating a victory for property owners in California

This morning, I was among the speakers at the “final” meeting of Municipal Officials for Redevelopment Reform, an organization led for years by California Assemblyman Chris Norby to fight back … ›

House of Representatives passes eminent domain reform bill

After the infamous decision in Kelo v. New London, the fight over eminent domain abuse shifted primarily to states, many of which passed laws designed (or, at least, pretending) to … ›

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PLF opposes unconstitutional land grab in New Jersey

Earlier today, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a friend of the court brief in the appellate courts of New Jersey opposing that state’s failed attempt at an unconstitutional land grab in Atlantic … ›

RIP Martin Anderson

Martin Anderson, who served as an advisor to the Reagan Administration and as a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, died this week at the age of 78. Although many … ›

Is there any limit to the Takings Clause's Public Use requirement?

Last week, the Utah Supreme Court revived a challenge to the Utah Department of Transportation’s abuse of eminent domain. The Department needed a small part (1.2 acres) of a larger … ›

Will California worsen its already terrible eminent domain laws?

When the infamous Kelo v. New London was decided in 2005, California was already one of the worst states in the nation when it came to eminent domain. In the … ›

Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone

Supporters of property rights will no doubt remember the sad saga of Kelo v. New London. In  that case, the Supreme Court permitted the city to use its eminent domain power … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur talks with Armstrong & Getty about eminent domain

I’ll be talking with Armstrong & Getty at 8 this morning about the efforts by California local governments to use eminent domain to seize “underwater” mortgages. You can listen online here. … ›

Eminent domain as a bailout

Some local governments in southern California are considering using eminent domain to condemn “underwater” mortgages, so as to allow people who bought houses they can’t afford to continue living in … ›

Celebrating a victory for property owners in California

This morning, I was among the speakers at the “final” meeting of Municipal Officials for Redevelopment Reform, an organization led for years by California Assemblyman Chris Norby to fight back … ›

House of Representatives passes eminent domain reform bill

After the infamous decision in Kelo v. New London, the fight over eminent domain abuse shifted primarily to states, many of which passed laws designed (or, at least, pretending) to … ›

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PLF opposes unconstitutional land grab in New Jersey

Earlier today, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a friend of the court brief in the appellate courts of New Jersey opposing that state’s failed attempt at an unconstitutional land grab in Atlantic … ›

RIP Martin Anderson

Martin Anderson, who served as an advisor to the Reagan Administration and as a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, died this week at the age of 78. Although many … ›

Is there any limit to the Takings Clause's Public Use requirement?

Last week, the Utah Supreme Court revived a challenge to the Utah Department of Transportation’s abuse of eminent domain. The Department needed a small part (1.2 acres) of a larger … ›

Will California worsen its already terrible eminent domain laws?

When the infamous Kelo v. New London was decided in 2005, California was already one of the worst states in the nation when it came to eminent domain. In the … ›

Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone

Supporters of property rights will no doubt remember the sad saga of Kelo v. New London. In  that case, the Supreme Court permitted the city to use its eminent domain power … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur talks with Armstrong & Getty about eminent domain

I’ll be talking with Armstrong & Getty at 8 this morning about the efforts by California local governments to use eminent domain to seize “underwater” mortgages. You can listen online here. … ›

Eminent domain as a bailout

Some local governments in southern California are considering using eminent domain to condemn “underwater” mortgages, so as to allow people who bought houses they can’t afford to continue living in … ›

Celebrating a victory for property owners in California

This morning, I was among the speakers at the “final” meeting of Municipal Officials for Redevelopment Reform, an organization led for years by California Assemblyman Chris Norby to fight back … ›

House of Representatives passes eminent domain reform bill

After the infamous decision in Kelo v. New London, the fight over eminent domain abuse shifted primarily to states, many of which passed laws designed (or, at least, pretending) to … ›

PLF opposes unconstitutional land grab in New Jersey

Earlier today, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a friend of the court brief in the appellate courts of New Jersey opposing that state’s failed attempt at an unconstitutional land grab in Atlantic … ›

RIP Martin Anderson

Martin Anderson, who served as an advisor to the Reagan Administration and as a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, died this week at the age of 78. Although many … ›

Is there any limit to the Takings Clause's Public Use requirement?

Last week, the Utah Supreme Court revived a challenge to the Utah Department of Transportation’s abuse of eminent domain. The Department needed a small part (1.2 acres) of a larger … ›

Will California worsen its already terrible eminent domain laws?

When the infamous Kelo v. New London was decided in 2005, California was already one of the worst states in the nation when it came to eminent domain. In the … ›

Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone

Supporters of property rights will no doubt remember the sad saga of Kelo v. New London. In  that case, the Supreme Court permitted the city to use its eminent domain power … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur talks with Armstrong & Getty about eminent domain

I’ll be talking with Armstrong & Getty at 8 this morning about the efforts by California local governments to use eminent domain to seize “underwater” mortgages. You can listen online here. … ›

Eminent domain as a bailout

Some local governments in southern California are considering using eminent domain to condemn “underwater” mortgages, so as to allow people who bought houses they can’t afford to continue living in … ›

Celebrating a victory for property owners in California

This morning, I was among the speakers at the “final” meeting of Municipal Officials for Redevelopment Reform, an organization led for years by California Assemblyman Chris Norby to fight back … ›

House of Representatives passes eminent domain reform bill

After the infamous decision in Kelo v. New London, the fight over eminent domain abuse shifted primarily to states, many of which passed laws designed (or, at least, pretending) to … ›