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Kelo: One Year Later
Municipal Lawyer
  • Alan C Weinstein, Cleveland State University
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Publication Date
  • kelo,
  • city of new london,
  • eminent domain,
  • supreme court,
  • legislation,
  • reaction,
  • state legislation,
  • state laws,
  • negative reaction,
  • congress
June of 2006 marked the first anniversary of the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Kelo v. City of New London, making this a good time to analyze the past year's flurry of activity and assess what it means for local governments. As of mid-May of 2006, more than forty states were considering legislation in reaction to the Kelo ruling, and fifteen have already enacted such legislation.
Citation Information
Alan C. Weinstein, Kelo: One Year Later, 47 Municipal Lawyer no. 4 (July-August 2006)