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.
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 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.
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
The Companion to Bordering on Madness: An American Land Use Tale, Second Edition expands the issues raised in the novel using cases, scholarship and case studies. The text serves as a foundation to understand select doctrine, theory and strategy applicable to conflicts between developers and those who oppose development. Land use is an area in which law and government become personal, direct, immediate, and, quite literally, tangible. Land use cases set the parameters for the structures in which we live, the vistas (or lack thereof) we experience quite literally, the sights, sounds and air that surround us. The mission of this text is to provide a window into this dynamic field.
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 Regulation: Law, Science, and Policy delivers unparalleled coverage of policy that focuses on the substance of environmental statutes, how they are translated into regulations, and the factors that affect real-world behavior. Self-contained chapters, written in a style accessible to the non-specialist, afford instructors flexibility in organizing courses. Effective teaching and study aids include charts and diagrams mapping the structure of each environmental statute, real-world-based problems and questions, “pathfinders” explaining where to find crucial source materials for every major topic, an extensive glossary, and a list of acronyms.
Acclaimed for its textual clarity and socially progressive perspective, PROPERTY LAW: Rules, Policies, and Practices continues to serve as the foundation of an enlightening and effective course in its Fourth Edition. This thorough revision builds on the strengths that make the casebook so successful: respected authorship of Professor Joseph William Singer, a well-known and highly regarded expert in the field exceptionally clear explication of property rules and concepts that helps to introduce important themes and elements of the law to first-year students socially progressive yet even-handed sensibility with strong ethical coverage -- unique among Property casebooks balanced coverage of both traditional and non-traditional topics combines all the bases of any Property course (such as access, relation among neighbors, common ownership, leaseholds, real estate transactions, land use regulations, and takings) with interesting socio-economic topics, such as fair housing law, tribal property, and property in people (slavery, body parts, frozen embryos, etc.) cases-and-problems approach to teaching that promotes learning and stimulates class discussion sound organization to encourage efficient progress through the material excellent case selection focusing on recent cases and contemporary social problems thorough Teachers Manual including answers to problems and teaching tips author website ( provides timely updates as well as a discussion board for professors Changes for the Fourth Edition keep the casebook timely and teachable: the entire book is fully updated to reflect changes in the law and emerging issues in various areas important new cases include Bonnichsen v. USDA, Tahoe-Sierra Preservation Council Inc. v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Brown v. Legal Foundation of Washington, Wayne County v. Hathcock, Goodridge v. Dept. of Public Health, Lingle v. Chevron U.S.A., Kelo v. City of New London, and San Remo Hotel v. City and County of San Francisco in response to the significant changes in Supreme Court doctrine in the last several years, the Takings chapter is completely updated and reorganized to reflect the current state of the law modernized and tightened notes and problems throughout the book
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.
Professors Malloy and Smith offer a unique teaching tool that uses problems, cares, text, statutes, forms, and documents to illustrate both the principles And The process of real estate transactions. REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Problems, Cases and Materials, integrates basic legal principles governing real estate transactions with: lawyers' skills ethics and policy market considerations The book gives students a solid grounding in actual applications by emphasizing what motivates each party and explaining the practical economics of the transactions. The book features uniform chapter organization: First, textual discussion, diagrams, and other information introduces a topic and provides essential background knowledge. Then, cases, statutes, and other excerpts address legal concepts and real-world problems. Finally, problems containing hypothetical based on real transactions help students integrate and apply the material. The wide variety of problems offer both long and short hypothetical, As well as varying levels of difficulty. This comprehensive casebook is the foundation of an excellent package that includes: an extensive Teacher's Manual that answers all the problems, explains the author's choice of material, guides the instructor on working under time constraints, and offers several student projects concerning drafting and negotiating exercises. The Teacher's Manual also contains sample forms and documents. Forms and Documents on a separate disk. Not just a collection of forms, this useful set operates like a workbook, with problems,connected to actual forms used in transactions. For added convenience, The complete Table of Contents For The documents can be found in the Teacher's Manual.
Cases and Text on Property, Fifth Edition, preserves the character of its esteemed predecessors with: introductory chapters that unveil the important historical perspective that infuses the book as the authors put contemporary property law in historical context. classic cases and absorbing text that match the high standard of quality established by the late Casner and Leach. problems that are seamlessly integrated with cases and notes. a broad scope of coverage that ranges from interests protected as property, to title transfers, landlord and tenant law, housing discrimination, and land-use regulation. When you examine this masterful revision, you'll notice many important changes: new author team - Professors French, Korngold, and VanderVelde are eminently qualified to guide this exceptional casebook into the 21st century. complete updating - Revised coverage includes new forms of property rights, such as computer-related intellectual property, and property issues that arise out of the latest developments in biotechnology. new cases and problems appear throughout the book. improved organization - discrete chapters on water, oil, gas, and air rights from previous editions are now folded into chapters that encompass those topics; and material on deeds, mortgages, and title insurance can now be found in the chapter on closings
Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems, Second Edition, written by authors who bring years of experience teaching and writing about torts to the task, is concise, accessible, and employs a well-articulated and class-tested pedagogy. A torts book that doesnt hide the ball from students, both students and teachers will find it user-friendly. The new edition of this casebook retains the features that made it a success: clear, direct text introduces cases and explains important concepts a balance of modern and classic torts cases, including Vaughan v. Menlove (on standard of care), Vincent v. Lake Erie Transportation Co. (on doctrine of incomplete privilege), Greenman v. Yuba Power (on product liability) appealing, memorable problems based on actual reported cases that reinforce understanding and build analytical skills contemporary conception and content with the most current thinking on key issues ample background information that places cases and statutes in context varied note materials -- introductory and transitional notes that encourage close attention to cases and perspective notes that explore a range of viewpoints on tort law a comprehensive Teachers Manual that includes sample syllabi and guidance for structuring 4- and 6-credit courses, detailed suggestions for presenting and preparing cases and materials for class, and answers and analysis to all problems and questions raised in the book The second edition of this popular casebook provides updated material throughout the text illuminates the procedural posture of every case refreshes and updates case selection in a number of chapters, including those for standards of care, statutory violation, multiple sufficient causes, foreseeability as a proximate cause test, substantial factor as a proximate cause test, assumption of risk, and defamation supplies reworked notes and introductory sections, particularly for res ipsa loquitur, duty, and professional standard of care
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