Land Use Regulation: Cases and Materials

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Aspen Publishers, 2008 - Law - 885 pages
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This dynamic casebook focuses on the role of the lawyer in land use regulatory
matters and the factors that influence land development decisions. It
emphasizes the current practice of land use law and cutting-edge urban
planning and sustainable development legal and policy issues.
A wealth of materials, perspectives, and insights in a concise casebook
that offers:
clear and practice-based explanations of the lawyer's role in
land development
a panoply of up-to-date materials from news articles, law reviews,
essays, and case profiles that track developments in the field of land use
emphasis on recent cases that convey the dynamic content of land use law
discussion of the decision-making process in land development and the
relative decision-making weight of the law, local government, and politics
a thorough examination of third-party rights in land development
exploration of ethical issues that arise in land use decisionmaking
a logical structure that allows instructors to teach the basic tools
of land use regulation and then choose to emphasize specific areas of
modern land use law
a comprehensive Teacher's Manual
New in the Third Edition:
co-author Edward Ziegler -- nationally recognized expert on zoning,
urban planning law, and sustainable development
recent takings cases:
Chevron
San Remo
Kelo
State takings legislation, esp., Oregon's Measure 37 and MacPherson
Hathcock
Brevard County
Continuing developments under Palazzolo
Dolan, Lucas, and Penn Central
updated coverage of growth management and sustainable development issues
"Smart Growth" and "New Urbanism"
Growth, sprawl, green development, peak oil, and global warming
issues
federal law and land use: the impact of the Religious Land Use and
Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA), the Federal Fair Housing Act
, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Telecommunications
Act of 1996 on local land use decisions
use of negotiated development agreements
current environmental issues:
Rapanos and the jurisdictional wetlands issue under the Clean
Water Act
Use of land use planning to protect endangered species
The debate over the increase in conservation easements
The interplay of water supply planning and development approvals
Land Use Regulation: Cases and Materials, Third Edition, is equally
well suited for courses in land use and land development as well as planning
law classes in the urban planning school curriculum.

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E The Players in the Regulatory Process
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