Today in January Magazine’s non-fiction section, contributing editor Stephen Miller reviews Little Pink House by Jeff Benedict. Says Miller:
It is often said that bad cases make for bad law, and the United States Supreme Court case of Kelo v. New London certainly contained a bad set of facts.The full review is here.
Anxious to reverse the decay in New London, Connecticut, as well as neutralize political opponents, Governor John Rowland and his staff dsevised a massive urban renewal project along the New London waterfront. However, a Republican Governor’s involvement in a project in heavily Democratic New London was a non-starter, so the New London Development Corporation was reinvigorated to champion development and manage the resources that would flow from the state.