An Eminent Concern?

Vadum, Matthew
October 2004
Bond Buyer;10/4/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31982, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the relevance of the U.S. Supreme Court case "Kelo et al. v. City of London, Connecticut," to municipalities that want to condemn land in order to clear the way for redevelopment projects and to the municipal bond market. Overview of the case; Concerns on taking private property for redevelopment; Eminent domain condemnations of private property.


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