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American Law Reports
Call Number: Upper Floor, KF 105 A54
American Law Reports (ALR) delivers an objective, in-depth analysis of your specific legal issue, together with a complete list of every case – in every jurisdiction – that discusses it.
Call Number: Upper Floor, KF 154 A52
American Jurisprudence provides an unparalleled breadth of coverage of all fields of American law – state and federal, civil and criminal, substantive and procedural.
Treatises and Hornbooks
Federal Land Use Law and Litigation by
Call Number: Upper Floor, KF 5698 M283
Federal Land Use Law and Litigation examines all federal, constitutional, and statutory limitations on local land use controls, discussing cases, regulations, defense strategies, doctrines, and antitrust restrictions. It comprehensively reviews Supreme Court and lower federal court decisions that consider the constitutionality of land use regulations and discusses complicated free speech issues affected by federal land use law and municipalities exercising home-rule powers
Land Use in a Nutshell by
Call Number: Academic Support, KF 5698 Z9W74 2006
Reviews the common-law controls that were the underpinnings of modern land use regulations, and private law devices--such as covenants and restrictions--that continue to work together with government regulation to limit the use of private property. The Nutshell clearly explains the legal aspects of land planning and regulation, project review processes, and innovative and flexible regulatory devices. Subdivision and site plan regulation, local environment law, discrimination in zoning, regulatory takings and inverse condemnation, and community development practices are all explored.
Anderson's American Law of Zoning by
Call Number: Lower Floor KF 5698 A76 1996
American Law of Zoningz provides attorneys, planners, policy decision makers, and other land use professionals with a fundamental overview of the history and development of zoning in the United States.
Eminent Domain Use and Abuse by
Call Number: Lower Floor, KF 5599 E44 2006
This book is a comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Kelo v. City of New London. It addresses the controversial and important question of when eminent domain may constitutionally be used to take property for projects that are not publicly owned and operated facilities, such as schools and town halls. The volume captures and conveys the context within which this debate is taking place as well as offers guidance concerning the Kelo decision itself and how it may be used.
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