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Eminent Domain for Urban Revitalization Five Years After Kelo

Get the latest Emerging 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...

Post-Kelo Eminent Domain Reform: A Double-Edged Sword for Historic Preservation

By R. Benjamin Lingle J.D. 2011, University of Florida Levin College of Law Excerpted from Post-Kelo Eminent Domain Reform: A Double-Edged Sword for Historic Preservation , 63 Fla. L. Rev. 985 I. Introduction The preservation of historic structures provides communities across the nation with...

District Of Columbia Appeals Panel Affirms Dismissal Of ACA Suit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) Plaintiffs cannot squeeze the individual insurance mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into an “arbitrary as-applied” exemption to Congress’ taxing power, a panel of the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of...