Land Use Regulation

Author: Daniel P. Selmi
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887966
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Land Use Regulation: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition is a dynamic, scholarly, yet practical teaching approach that focuses on the role of the lawyer in land use regulatory matters and the factors that influence land development decisions. Offering more comprehensive changes than in any edition since the book was first published, the Fifth Edition offers a new chapter addressing emerging issues in the field, including regulation of medical marijuana and fracking, responses to problems posed by vulnerable populations such as the homeless, continuing developments in “smart growth,” and changes in redevelopment law. It also features a thorough reorganization of takings materials, combining all of them in one chapter and addressing emerging issues.

Land Use Controls

Author: Robert C. Ellickson
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735539969
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Give your students a casebook as dynamic as the subject of land use by adopting this thoroughly revised edition of a former best seller. LAND USE CONTROLS: Cases and Materials, Third Edition, illuminates the legal regulation of the land development process with a skillful blend of social scientific analysis and historical materials. Both students and instructors will appreciate the casebooks strengths: distinguished authorship. Robert C. Ellickson is a Professor of Law at Yale and author of several books and many law review articles dealing with land development and property; Vicki L. Been, is a highly respected scholar and authority on environmental justice whose thinking on land use has been published in prestigious law reviews and casebooks LAND USE CONTROLS is known and respected as a leading casebook, now completely updated for this latest edition an interdisciplinary approach that weaves historical, social, and economic perspectives throughout the work concise but comprehensive treatment of the legal issues that arise in both private and public regulation of land development, including environmental justice, building codes and subdivision regulations, and the federal role in urban development a thematic framework that reveals the connections among the multiple discrete topics under land law, with attention to the factual and political context of the cases and the aftermath of decisions helpful learning aids -- original introductory text, cases, notes, excerpts from law review articles, and visual aids such as maps, charts, and graphs This revision covers all the most recent and important developments and features: Kelo and other U.S. Supreme Court decisions through June 2005 thoroughly updated notes, with recent cases, law review literature, and empirical studies recent land use controversies, such as the Walmart Wars If you want a teachable casebook with the latest information and a traditional notes-and-cases approach, be sure to consider LAND USE CONTROLS: Cases and Materials, Third Edition. This scrupulously revised edition helps you teach a course that is both challenging and interesting to students.

Housing America

Author: Randall G. Holcombe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351514997
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Housing policy not only aff ects all Americans' quality of life, but has a direct impact on their fi nancial well being. About 70 percent of American households own their own homes, and for most, their homes represent the majority of their net worth. Renters are aff ected by housing policy. Even the small minority of Americans who are homeless are aff ected by housing policies specifi cally targeted to low-income individuals.The government's increasing involvement in housing markets, fed by popular demand that government "do something" to address real problems of mortgage defaults and loans, provides good reason to take a new look at the public sector in housing markets. Crises in prime mortgage lending may lower the cost of housing, but the poor and homeless cannot benefi t because of increases in unemployment. Even the private market is heavily regulated. Government policies dictate whether people can build new housing on their land, what type of housing they can build, the terms allowed in rental contracts, and much more.This volume considers the eff ects of government housing policies and what can be done to make them work better. It shows that many problems are the result of government rules and regulations. Even in a time of foreclosures, the market can still do a crucial a job of allocating resources, just as it does in other markets. Consequently, the appropriate policy response may well be to signifi cantly reduce, not increase, government presence in housing markets. Housing America is a courageous and comprehensive eff ort to examine housing policies in the United States and to show how such policies aff ect the housing market.

Antitrust

Author: Casenotes
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735550050
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For over two decades, Casenote Legal Briefs have helped hundreds of thousands of students prepare for classes and exams year after year with unparalleled results. Known throughout the law school community as high-quality legal study aids, Casenotes popular series of legal briefs are the most comprehensive legal briefs available today. With over 100 Casenotes published today in all key areas, ranging from Administrative Law to Wills, Trusts, and Estates each and every Casenote offers: professionally written briefs of the cases in your casebook coverage that is accurate and up-to-date editor's analysis explaining the relevance of each case to the course coverage built on decades of experience the highest commitment to quality

Criminal Law

Author: Aspen Publishers
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735570450
Format: PDF, Kindle
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenotes Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

Environmental Law

Author: Steven Ferrey
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735563128
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Using the proven Examples & Explanations format, this fully updated study guide is an invaluable supplement to any environmental law, energy law or land use course. Through liberal use of chapter cross referencing, Examples & Explanations: Environmental Law, Fourth Edition, helps students develop a deep and integrated understanding of the many areas in environmental law. This outstanding study guide is unique in its coverage. Its highly regarded attributes include comprehensive coverage of 20 areas of environmental, energy and land use law in 15 separate chapters that are integrated through extensive cross referencing, along with a glossary of scientific and environmental terms, a translated list of all acronyms, and a cross reference to coverage in other environmental case books accessible and user-friendly structure with the text following the order of topics as they appear in most environmental law casebooks detailed exploration of basic concepts, rules, acts, and agencies using the student-tested Examples & Explanations format an approach that is especially useful for courses employing a problems and simulations model; lucid explanations draw the pieces together to give students a more complete understanding of the subject in the Fourth Edition, there is more explanation of the environmental science, and an integration of scientific topics into the text at a level appropriate to law students format allows the professor to bring students quickly up the learning curve and teach environmental material at a more advanced level, even in an introductory format. By providing a foundation in complex areas, professors can move on quickly to have students work on or solve the types of real-world legal issues that confront the profession today. text can be used to help students find a paper topic: the student can choose a topic, then pick one of the identified legal controversies or splits in the circuits identified in the text and pursue that as an in-depth paper topic. This allows students to be more self-directing in pursuing their interests and facilitates more productive use of scarce class time. Highlights of the Fourth Edition: more scientific explanation of the various environmental and ecological cycles and the impact of human activities on them new material on global warming issues and carbon trading material in the text is cross referenced with material in the leading environmental law casebooks in an easy-to-use table at the front of the book greater depth of coverage on key cases new coverage of recent Supreme Court, federal appellate, and leading state law cases.