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Land Use Regulation: Cases & Materials

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Edition: 4th ed., 2012
Author(s): Selmi, Kushner


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This dynamic Land Use Regulation: Cases & Materals casebook focuses on the role of the lawyer in land use regulatory matters and the factors that influence land development decisions. It emphasizes the modern practice of land use law and cutting-edge issues. Revised and updated to reflect the many new developments in the law, Land Use Regulation: Cases & Materals is equally well suited for courses in land use and land development.

When you examine this concise casebook, be sure to notice its:
Five-part structure, providing a frame of reference for understanding the various issues that arise in land use matters;
Plentiful materials news articles, law review articles, essays, and other materials - to enrich teaching and illustrate the rapid change in the field;
Emphasis on the most current material and recent cases to convey the dynamic context of land use law;
Examination of the relative contributions of law, local government discretion and politics in the process that decides local land use questions;
Focus on third-party rights in land development, such as the roles played by neighbors, citizen groups, business groups, and housing advocates;
Deeper coverage of takings developments, including the most recent cases (such as Palazzolo and Tahoe) and the academic debate over the origins and reach of takings law;
New cases of First Amendment protections: City of Los Angeles v. Alameda Books, the Florida voyeur dorm case on the regulation of adult businesses, and cases under state and local legislation protecting religious institutions;
New information on the economics of land use;
A summary of the Playa Vista Project, a large-scale land use project that illustrates most aspects of land use regulation and that can be used as an introduction to the field;
A completely updated section on smart growth, sprawl, and sustainable development;
Expanded coverage of private law instruments, such as development agreements;
New materials on annexations and redevelopment law.


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Format Hardcover
Author Selmi, Kushner
ISBN 9781454810124
Edition 4th ed., 2012
Publisher Aspen Publishing