Kelo and Its Discontents
The Worst (or Best?) Thing to Happen to Property Rights
By Edward J. López, Sasha M. Totah
Did the U.S. Supreme Courts 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.