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Issues Analysis on Kelo v. City of New London , 545 U.S. 469
(U.S. 2005) , the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision holding that condemnation of
non-blighted homes for retransfer for private urban redevelopment did not
violate the Fifth Amendment's Public Use Clause. In...
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If you were a municipality that had to take action and condemn private property for the public good to avert disaster, before you got to court you would be particularly pleased to be able to say, "See, I told you so," pointing to an avoided calamity. When one New Jersey beachfront community...