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Land-Use Controls: Cases and Materials, Second Edition (Casebook)


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Publisher:Aspen Publishers, 2000



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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.<b> LAND USE CONTROLS: Cases and Materials, Third Edition</b>, illuminates the legal regulation of the land development process with a skillful blend of social scientific analysis and historical materials.<p class=copymedium> Both students and instructors will appreciate the casebook¿s strengths: <li class=copymedium>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 <li class=copymedium>LAND USE CONTROLS is known and respected as a leading casebook, now completely updated for this latest edition <li class=copymedium>an interdisciplinary approach that weaves historical, social, and economic perspectives throughout the work <li class=copymedium>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 <li class=copymedium>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 <li class=copymedium>helpful learning aids -- original introductory text, cases, notes, excerpts from law review articles, and visual aids such as maps, charts, and graphs<p class=copymedium> This revision covers all the most recent and important developments and features: <li class=copymedium>Kelo and other U.S. Supreme Court decisions through June 2005 <li class=copymedium>thoroughly updated notes, with recent cases, law review literature, and empirical studies <li class=copymedium>recent land use controversies, such as the ¿Walmart Wars¿<p class=copymedium> If you want a teachable casebook with the latest information and a traditional notes-and-cases approach, be sure to consider <b>LAND USE CONTROLS: Cases and Materials, Third Edition</b>. This scrupulously revised edition helps you teach a course that is both challenging and interesting to students.

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