Justice Scalia Predicts Kelo v. City of New London Will be Overturned

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When we think of some of the most well-recognized and controversial decisions from our judicial system, cases like Roe v. Wade (abortion) and Dred Scott v. Sandford (slavery) come to mind. Within our group of right of way professionals, we obviously think Kelo v. City of New London is a huge deal, as it allows for the use of eminent domain for purely economic purposes. But does it rank up there with the others? It does, according to US Supreme Court Justice Scalia.

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