Friday, September 14, 2012

UIS hosts "Property Rights on Trial: Fighting Eminent Domain and Civil Forfeiture Abuse"

WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield Department of Liberal Studies, the Academy on Capitalism and Limited Government Foundation, and the UIS Liberty Forum presents “Property Rights on Trial: Fighting Eminent Domain and Civil Forfeiture Abuse”. The presentation will be led by Attorney Scott Bullock of the Institute for Justice.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: UIS Brookens Auditorium, located on the lower level of Brookens Library

DETAILS: Scott Bullock serves as the senior attorney at the Institute for Justice. His work “focuses on property rights and economic liberty cases in federal and state courts.” He argued the controversial landmark Supreme Court case Kelo v. City of New London, defending the rights of residents threatened by the abuse of eminent domain for private development.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact William Kline, assistant professor of Liberal & Integrative Studies at 217/206-7418 or

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