Eminent Domain Research Paper by hicaliber

Eminent Domain
An analysis of the case of Kelo v. City of New London to describe the concept of eminent domain.
# 94029 | 1,165 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Apr 19, 2007 in Law (Property) , Law (Historic Trials)

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This paper discusses the concept of eminent domain, which allows the government to take property for a lower cost, for a "greater good," such as building a highway. The paper focuses on the case of Kelo v. City of New London, in which the Supreme Court decided on June 23, 2005, that the city could take private residential property as part of a redevelopment plan.

Table of Contents:
Explanation Of "Eminent Domain"
Facts of Kelo v. City of New London
Court's Rationale In Kelo V. New London
Social Context Of Case

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Kelo v. New London, 125 S. Ct. 2655 (2005)
  • "National Eminent Domain Power," Findlaw annotation 14 in re: Fifth Amendment, accessed 4/24/06. Available at http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data/constitution/amendment05/14.html#3
  • Will, George. "Legal Theft in Norwood," Newsweek 4/24/06, p. 94.

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