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Eminent domain is dead! (Long live eminent domain!)

By David Barron
April 16, 2006

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LAST SUMMER IN Kelo v. City of New London, the Supreme Court upheld a redevelopment plan for New London, Conn., that involved seizing private homes to enable commercial development near a major pharmaceutical company. New London argued the plan would jump-start the stalled local economy, and the decision, a 5-to-4 vote, affirmed the government's power under the Consitution to use ... (Full article: 1514 words)

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