Kelo V. New London: The Insider's View

Slate offers a blow-by-blow account of the oral arguments and props offered in Kelo v. New London, the eminent domain case heard by the Supreme Court.
March 2, 2005, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"In the midst of argument in Kelo v. New London... the lawyer for the city of New London, Conn., pulls out an actual prop. In response to a query from Sandra Day O'Connor as to whether there's a concrete development plan for what would replace the handful of homes being condemned, Wesley W. Horton hauls out a big poster board with the whole proposed community laid out. Condos here, marina here, yank out this crappy little Victorian house and the health club will go there, he enthuses."

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Published on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 in Slate
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