Title
Kelo v. City of New London: Analysis of the Supreme Court?s Controversial Decision on the Use of Eminent Domain for Economic Development Purposes
By
Alice Noble-Allgire
Description
PROBATE& PROPERTY JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2006 9 Analysis of the Supreme Court’s Controversial Decision on the Use of Eminent Domain for Economic Development Purposes By Alice M. Noble-Allgire The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Kelo v. City of New London, 125 S. Ct. 2655 (2005), has divided the country as sharply as the issue divided the Court itself. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court upheld the use of the emineen domain power for economic development purposes, concluding that the city’s development plan...

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