Kelo v. City of New London: A Tale of Pragmatism Betrayed

    By Steven J Eagle

    Kelo v. City of New London: A Tale of Pragmatism Betrayed

    Kelo v. City of New London: A Tale of Pragmatism Betrayed

    By Steven J Eagle

    The Kelo v. City of New London decision awakened the public to the increasing use of condemnation to acquire private property for transfer to other private parties. Kelo v. City of New London: A Tale of Pragmatism Betrayed, by Steven J. Eagle, takes you through the four opinions comprising the 5-4 decision -- particularly Justice ...
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    The Kelo v. City of New London decision awakened the public to the increasing use of condemnation to acquire private property for transfer to other private parties. Kelo v. City of New London: A Tale of Pragmatism Betrayed, by Steven J. Eagle, takes you through the four opinions comprising the 5-4 decision -- particularly Justice O'Connor's dissent, which the author describes as "spurred by the good intentions of her earlier pragmatism now betrayed." The majority opinion is analyzed, an alternative approach is presented, and the future course of eminent domain jurisprudence is outlined.Download Kelo v. City of New London: A Tale of Pragmatism Betrayed today for a thoughtful analysis of this highly controversial decision. Carry it with you to read on the road, or print out a copy for your firm's resource library. Kelo v. City of New London: A Tale of Pragmatism Betrayed is a chapter from the new, comprehensive paperback book, Eminent Domain Use and Abuse: Kelo in Context, edited by Dwight H. Merriam and Mary Massaron Ross.

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    Authors

    Steven J Eagle

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    Section of State and Local Government Law

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    Product Code

    5330088PDF

    Publication Date

    1/1/2006 12:00:00 AM

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