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273.1 sec. 001 - Land-Use Law (Spring 2021)

Instructor: Eric Biber  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction


MTu 11:20 AM - 12:35 PM
Location: Internet/Online
From January 19, 2021
To May 04, 2021

Course Start: January 19, 2021
Course End: May 04, 2021
Class Number: 32149

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 27
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 40
As of: 05/08 05:45 AM

This course explores both doctrinal and policy aspects of contemporary land use law. Doctrinal topics include land use planning and zoning, subdivision controls, vested property rights, development agreements, environmental review, regulatory takings and exactions. Policy topics include the impacts of land use regulation on residential exclusion and segregation, the cost of housing, and climate change. The course will be of interest to students interested in environmental law, housing affordability, segregation, local government, and real estate.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Environmental and Energy Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Public Law and Policy

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  • Land Use Controls: Cases and Materials
    Robert C. Ellickson, Vicki Been, Roderick M. Hills, Jr., Christopher Serkin
    Edition: Fourth Edition/2013
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer/Aspen
    ISBN: 9781454810087
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note:
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $273.98
    Price Source: user provided

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