Professor Richard Epstein on Kelo v. New London

University of Chicago Professor Richard Epstein talking at a Federalist Society meeting at George Mason University Law School on Kelo v. New London which allowed public takings of private land to be used by other private parties if the public was benefited and that promoting economic development is a traditional and long accepted governmental function, and there is no principled way of distinguishing it from the other public purposes. Here is Professor Epstein’s commentary on this case adn decision and on takings in general.

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