Larry Salzman's Articles

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Property and Principle: A Review Essay on Bernard H. Siegan’s Economic Liberties and the Constitution

November 20, 2006

Analyzes Bernard H. Siegan’s Economic Liberties and the Constitution, showing the first edition of the book (not the second edition) to be a valuable source for those seeking to understand how legal protections for property rights in America were gradually lost. Salzman also shows that, although Economic Liberties has certain. . . Continue »

Condemn the Power of Eminent Domain

October 18, 2006

Last years’ United States Supreme Court decision in Kelo v. New London, which refused to prohibit local governments from using eminent domain to promote private economic development, has spawned a massive popular and legislative response at the state level. A comprehensive list of legislation pending, passed, or dead is available. . . Continue »


Welcome, Ayaan Hirsi Ali

May 18, 2006

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is among the most courageous women (and incidentally among the most beautiful) in the world today. She sought asylum in the Netherlands in 1992 as an escape from an arranged marriage brokered in her native Somalia. When established in Holland she was shocked to find the same. . . Continue »