Private Property Rights Protection Act Of 2005

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary
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The Supreme Court's Kelo decision Notwithstanding this long history of the
protection of private property rights, on June 23, 2005, the Supreme Court held in
Kelo v. City of New London,6 that "economic development" was a "public use"
under the Fifth Amendment's Takings Clause, which provides that "nor shall
private property be taken for public use without just compensation."7 As the Court
described the motivation for the Government's taking of private property: "the
pharmaceutical ...

The Kelo Decision

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
Publisher: Not Avail
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Chicago, 166 U.S. 226 (1897). The interpretation of the Public Use Clause
holding that it is synonymous with, or subsumed within, "public purpose" or the "
general welfare" has the effect of vitiating public use as an important
Constitutional safeguard. Yet that interpretation was accepted by a narrow
majority of the Supreme Court in Kelo v. City of New London, 125 S.Ct. 2655 (
2005). A hallmark of the rule of law is that citizens have the right to settled
expectations regarding their property ...

Congress And The Courts 2005 2008

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS "The Kelo Decision: Investigating takings of
Homes and Other Private Property" VS. Senate ... I believe that the Public Use
Clause of the Fifth Amendment is an independent source of protection for the
liberty and property of citizens of the United States and that the Public Use
Clause was included in the Bill of Rights for that purpose. The Clause also ... Yet
that interpretation was accepted by a narrow majority of the Supreme Court in
Kelo v. City of New ...

The Grasping Hand

Author: Ilya Somin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022625660X
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With controversy over this issue sure to continue, The Grasping Hand offers a thorough analysis of the case alongside a broader history of the dispute over the meaning of public use and the use of eminent domain, and an evaluation of ...

The Dirty Dozen

Author: Robert A. Levy
Publisher: Cato Institute
ISBN: 1935308327
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This is not a book just for lawyers. It’s for all Americans who want to understand how the Supreme Court can affect our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Supreme Neglect

Author: Richard A. Epstein
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198041443
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Supreme Neglect offers a compact, incisive look at this hotly contested constitutional right, championing property rights as an essential social institution.

Downtown Inc

Author: Bernard J. Frieden
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262560597
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Looks at the new partnerships between public officials and private entrepreneurs that have helped revitalize the downtown areas of many American cities, and presents studies of big-city malls in Boston, St. Paul, Seattle, and San Diego


Author: Jeanie Wylie
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252061530
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Poletown is the story of the only group in Detroit to oppose the construction plan: the Poles and blacks who fought side by side to save their neighborhood, one of the city's oldest integrated communities.

The Guardian Of Every Other Right

Author: James W. Ely
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195323327
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This book considers the interplay of law, ideology, politics and economic change in shaping constitutional thought, and provides a historical perspective on the contemporary debate about property rights.