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273.1 sec. 001 - Land-Use Law (Spring 2022)

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


    TuTh 11:20 AM - 12:35 PM
    Location: Law 12
    From January 11, 2022
    To April 22, 2022

Course Start: January 11, 2022
Course End: April 22, 2022
Class Number: 31939

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 34
Waitlisted: 6
Enroll Limit: 40
As of: 11/30 04:21 PM

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
Exam Length: 6 hours
Course Category: Environmental and Energy Law

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  • Land Use Controls: Cases and Materials
    Robert C. Ellickson, Vicki L. Been, Roderick M. Hills, Christopher Serkin
    Edition: 5th ed., 2021
    Publisher: Aspen Publishers
    ISBN: 9781454897934
    e-Book Available: No
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $298.00
    Price Source: user provided

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