Property Rights

//Property Rights
26 10, 2018

Walcher: Without just compensation

2018-10-30T16:20:17-04:00October 26th, 2018|Governments, Media Coverage, Property Rights, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel When the Supreme Court ruled gun bans in Washington, D.C., and Chicago unconstitutional, some activists advocated simply buying up all the ammo. Guns would be worthless, they reasoned, if no bullets were available. That would be like giving toys to children, but withholding [...]

29 11, 2017

Walcher: Anybody Else, but Not You

2017-12-07T13:29:35-04:00November 29th, 2017|Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Property Rights, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the American Spectator Imagine that you own a house on a one-acre lot. The neighboring lot is vacant, and zoning rules allow anybody to build a similar house on it. So you decide to buy it and build a house for your daughter so [...]

1 09, 2017

Walcher: I’ll Take That!

2017-09-11T19:04:22-04:00September 1st, 2017|Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Property Rights, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in The Daily Sentinel Suzette Kelo bought what she thought was her dream house, a little pink cottage in Connecticut with a great view, where the Thames River flows into Long Island Sound. She lovingly restored the home, but her dream didn’t last. When a [...]