Monday, October 16, 2006

5th Circuit Decides Public Use Case

Ilya Somin at the VC has the details on the 5th Circuit's decision in Western Seafood Co. v. City of Freeport.  Unsurprisingly in light of Kelo, the court rejected the property owner's public use claim, at least to the degree that it rested on the federal constitution.

Ben Barros

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