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Land Use Regulation
     

Land Use Regulation

by Daniel P. Selmi, James A. Kushner, James A. Kushner
 

LAND USE REGULATION: Cases and Materials reveals the dynamic context of land use by explaining how land development decicsions are actually made through a blend of law, local government discretion, and politics. The authors draw on their practical experience to focus on the specific role a lawyer plays in land use matters. The authors:

  • Overview

    LAND USE REGULATION: Cases and Materials reveals the dynamic context of land use by explaining how land development decicsions are actually made through a blend of law, local government discretion, and politics. The authors draw on their practical experience to focus on the specific role a lawyer plays in land use matters. The authors:

  • emphasize current material and recent cases to give students the flavor of the law
  • describe the variety of entities that influence land use decisions
  • stress third-party rights in land development
  • explore ethical issues that arise in land use decisionmaking The book is organized into four main parts focusing on:
  • land use 'tools' - what lawyers need to know in order to be effective counsel in land development
  • limits on local discretion as determined by the Constitution and judicial review
  • the conflict between managing growth and providing housing
  • how the government uses the use system to accomplish specific policy goals

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735500129
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    09/28/1999
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    912
    Product dimensions:
    6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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