Kelo and Its Discontents: The Worst (or Best?) Thing to Happen to Property Rights
By Edward J. López
Sasha M. Totah

This article appeared in the Winter 2007 issue of The Independent Review


Did the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Kelo v. City of New London set off a political backlash that will ultimately strengthen property-rights protections? An examination of post-Kelo developments at state and local levels suggests that reports of the death of private-property rights may be greatly exaggerated.

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