The Preakness Stakes, one of the three Triple Crown Horse Races, wants to relocate from the decaying Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore is trying to get them to stay. Can the city seize the intellectual property of the horse race using eminent domain? Professor Ilya Somin of Antonin Scalia Law School explains how a city can try to use eminent domain to try to keep a sports franchise from leaving.
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