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Bill Of Rights - Thought it enumerated powered. - Federalist 84 by Hamilton: next to last paper. Lots of demand for bill of rights. If gov. is  enumerated powers and then you append bill of rights. Since the federal gov. is not given  the power, federal gov cannot violate right of press or religion. Arguing from doctrine of  enumerated powers.  - Jefferson wants bill of rights - Hamilton is not against bill of rights as long as it doesn’t give powers that were previously  not mentioned. - 1789 get a bill of rights. Meeting in new york. Madison introduced 12 amendments.  o Stalls anti federalist  Substantive Due Process - economic and property rights o Lachner v. NY State regulation of baker employees declared unconstitutional Court emphasizes freedom of contract State must prove the reasonableness of limitations on economic  freedom. o West coast hotel v. parrish State minimum wage law Court does not consider of the wisdom of the regulation Court is not a super legislature weighing the wisdom of  legislation - Substantive due process will reemerge in the arena of civil rights. The Takings Clause Article 1 section 8: enumerated power of congress Article 1 section 9: limitation of congressional power Article 1 section 10: limitation on states - Fifth Amendment: “nor shall private property be taken for public use without just  compensation” o Binding only on federal government. o Congress shall not take anyone’s life or property without due process of law. - Interpreting the clause: o What is private property? o What is just compensation? o What is a public use? o What is a taking? - Four limitation on governmental power The Taking Clause; Public Use - Hawaii Housing Authority v. Midkiff
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o Concentration of land ownership o Majority (O’Connor): Public use = public purpose Court does not judge the wisdom of “socioeconomic” legislation - Kelo v. City of New London
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