Saturday, February 19, 2005

COMMUNITY EVENT -- Eminent Domain Debate

Posted by Craig Westover | 4:37 AM |  

The Federalist Society presents
Kelo, Best Buy and Walser –
Municipalities’ Use of Eminent Domain for Redevelopment

A debate between
Dana Berliner
Institute for Justice, Washington D.C.
John Baker, Esq.
Greene Espel, Minneapolis, MN

Debate Resolution:
The Fifth Amendment’s public use requirement prohibits a municipality from condemning private property, not to eliminate slums or blight, but for the sole purpose of economic development that may increase tax revenues and improve the local economy.

Thursday, February 24
12:15 – 1:15

University of Minnesota Law School
Room 50

229- 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis

$10.00 for members, $15.00 for non-members
(CLE Pending)

Questions and / or RSVP appreciated to Susan Shogren Smith:
600-62nd Avenue North, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
612-812-8160 or