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Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st-Century America

Timothy Sandefur

Verlag: Blackstone Audio Inc., 2006
ISBN 10: 078616042X / ISBN 13: 9780786160426
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Titel: Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in ...

Verlag: Blackstone Audio Inc.

Erscheinungsdatum: 2006

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Inhaltsangabe: The Supreme Court's decision in the Kelo v. New London case created a firestorm of interest in protecting property rights. Through real-life stories and legal analysis, this book demonstrates why property rights are the cornerstone of liberty, how courts have diminished property rights, and how to protect those rights in the future.

Klappentext: "Under the banner of economic development, all private property is now vulnerable to being taken and transferred to another private owner. . . . Nothing is to prevent the State from replacing any Motel 6 with a Ritz-Carlton, any home with a shopping mall, or any farm with a factory. . . . The Founders cannot have intended this perverse result."
—Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, dissenting in the Supreme Court case Kelo v. New London

"This timely and compelling book will greatly interest anyone seeking a better understanding of the state of property rights in America today. Concerned citizens and activists will find resources and inspiration in each chapter."
—Chip Mellor, President, Institute for Justice

"Timothy Sandefur demonstrates why private property rights are central to a stable society and economic freedom, and what steps we can take to protect those rights in the wake of the Supreme Court's Kelo decision."
—Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas)

"For many lawyers and economists, private property is an abstract institution justified for its long-term social advantages. But for Tim Sandefur, property lies at the heart of every individual’s personal identity and self-worth. Read his harrowing accounts of what happens when property rights are trampled here at home, and you see that the human dimension of property rights cannot be neglected in an ongoing debate that shapes the future well-being of our nation."
—Richard Epstein, University of Chicago Law School

"In this timely volume Timothy Sandefur convincingly documents the importance of property rights to a free society, as well as the intellectual and political assaults on the rights of property owners starting in the Progressive Era. Sandefur offers constructive suggestions for legal changes that would enhance the rights of owners and restore the vision of the Framers that linked property with individual liberty. This book is a welcome addition to the growing literature on economic rights."
—James W. Ely Jr., Vanderbilt University Law School

"Reading Tim Sandefur’s excellent new book helps highlight how the Kelo decision betrays, and arms those who continue to oppose, America’s efforts to erase racially imposed economic disparities within our society."
– Dennis Hayes, General Counsel, NAACP, Baltimore, Maryland

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