Kelo v. New London, City of

ELR Citation: ELR 20134
No(s). 04-108 (U.S. Jun 23, 2005)

The U.S. Supreme Court held that a city's proposed disposition of property owners' property, in a plan designed to revitalize the city's ailing economy, qualifies as a "public use" within the meaning of the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. There is no allegation that a...