The Global Debate Over Constitutional Property: Lessons for American Takings Jurisprudence

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Countries around the world are heatedly debating whether property should be a constitutional right. But American lawyers have largely ignored this debate, which is divided into two clear camps: those who believe making property a constitutional right undermines democracy by fostering inequality, and those who believe it provides the security necessary to make democracy possible. In "The Global Debate over Constitutional Property," Gregory Alexander recasts this discussion, arguing that both sides overlook a key problem: ...

The Global Debate Over Constitutional Property: Lessons for American Takings Jurisprudence 2006, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226012988

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