Paul Farmer, Kelo Attorney Square Off Over Property Rights

APA Executive Director Paul Farmer and Scott Bullock, the attorney who argued the case before the Supreme Court, go head to head over Kelo.

The Supreme Court's decision in Kelo v. the City of New London has been hotly debated since it was released in June. Media have raised the questions: Is the ruling an expansion of the government's eminent domain powers? Will the decision lead to more takings in other cities, or are property rights advocates overstating the potential fallout? How are state and federal lawmakers reacting to the decision?

American Planning Association Executive Director Paul Farmer and Scott Bullock, a senior attorney with the Institute for Justice who argued the case before the high court, went head to head over Kelo for the web-based discussion program, On Point, which airs daily on E&ETV.

Thanks to APA Newsletter

Full Story: Paul Farmer, Kelo Attorney Square Off Online Over Property Rights Decision

Comments

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $199
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $14.95 a month
Woman wearing city map tote bag

City Shoulder Totes - New Cities Added!

Durable CityFabric© shoulder tote bags available from 9 different cities.
$22.00
poster

A Short History of America

From comic book artist Robert Crumb, poster shows how the built environment has changed throughout the decades.
$14.95