Thursday, December 15, 2005

Echoes of Kelo

Six months after the Supreme Court's controversial Kelo decision, state legislatures are getting set to take up the issue of imminent domain. This article from the provides a good overview of the situation as 44 state legislatures get ready for new sessions. What's really interesting is that several states have already passed "reform" measures on the wave of post-Kelo outrage that really aren't reforms at all. It wouldn't be the first time that politicians had used public outrage to enrich their own powers.

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