Kelo strikes again

January 31, 2018 | By BRIAN HODGES

One of the key protections enshrined by the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is the requirement that any exercise of eminent domain must be for a valid public use. … ...


PLF argues that business losses are recoverable in eminent domain cases

September 29, 2016 | By BRIAN HODGES

One of the most basic protections that the U.S. Constitution provides for property owners is the guarantee that the government cannot take private property without paying just compensation. That mandate is intended not only to ensure that owners are made whole, but also to place a real limit of the government’s exercise of eminent domain  ...