Institute for Justice

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    St. Louis Wins Decision Vs. Eminent Domain Mural

    ij.orgRoos and his sign.​The U.S. District Court of Eastern Missouri today ruled in favor of St. Louis City in a suit over a well-known sign south of downtown. In 2007 activist Jim Roos painted a mural on the side of a building with the message: "End Eminent Domain Abuse." At the time, the buildin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Forum Tonight to Discuss Eminent Domain, Paul McKee's Northside Development Project

    The North Side Community Benefits Alliance is inviting city residents to attend a forum tonight to discuss developer Paul McKee's massive redevelopment project for north St. Louis. ij.orgChristina Walsh​Leading tonight's meeting (6 p.m. at the Shining Light Pentecostal Church) will be Christina Wa ... More >>

  • News

    March 24, 2004

    Passing Gas

    Jackass-riding Alderman Tom Bauer and QuikTrip join forces to test the limits of eminent domain