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Kelo v. New London, 545 US 469 (2005) (Contemporary Case Law Series) US Supreme Court

Kelo v. New London, 545 US 469 (2005) (Contemporary Case Law Series)

US Supreme Court

Published June 2nd 2011
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This ebook contains the full text of the US Supreme Courts Kelo decision.The Fifth Amendments Takings Clause states that nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation. The ruling of Kelo turned on theMoreThis ebook contains the full text of the US Supreme Courts Kelo decision.The Fifth Amendments Takings Clause states that nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation. The ruling of Kelo turned on the interpretation of the term public use. The Supreme Court had to decide whether public use by a local government went beyond clearly defined public uses such as highways and bridges to encompass a broad concept such as economic development.In Kelo the Supreme Court upheld the use of eminent domain by a city to transfer land from a private owner to a developer to further economic development.Kelo v. New London, 545 US 469 (2005)