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Land use litigation in federal courts

Land use litigation in federal courts

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Published by New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education in cooperation with the Land Use Section and the Federal Practice and Procedure Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association in [New Brunswick, N.J.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementmoderator, Stephen M. Eisdorfer ; speakers, Mark L. First, David J. Frizell, Susan Kaplan.
The Physical Object
Pagination440 p. ;
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL772746M
LC Control Number97172663

When disputes involving a land use or zoning matter cannot be resolved through negotiation, mediation or even arbitration, land use and zoning litigation may be the only remaining option. The attorneys at Lyons Gaddis are highly experienced in both federal and state courts in land use dispute negotiation, litigation and, ultimately, resolution. The group also works closely with and leverages the resources of other Robinson+Cole practices to create multidisciplinary teams to advocate for our real estate clients and to resolve their disputes. The Real Estate Litigation Group represents clients before state and federal courts, both trial and appellate.

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It comprehensively reviews Supreme Court and lower federal court decisions that address the constitutionality of land use regulations and.

Examines issues such as: constitutional and statutory limits, First Amendment limitations on land use controls, federal remedies and attorney's fees, liability and immunity issues, litigation guidelines, zoning, subdivision controls, growth management, model complaints, and selected constitutional and statutory : Paperback.

Federal Land Use Law and Litigation examines all federal, constitutional, and statutory limitations on local land use controls, discussing relevant constitutional doctrines, cases, regulations and litigation : Alan C Weinstein, Brian W. Blaesser, Daniel R.

Mandelker. The issue had led to a split among the federal circuits. The Court concluded the right-of-way granted to the railroad under the Act was an easement.

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Expansion of Land Use Litigants' Federal. housing arsenal. The new weapon is exclusionary land use litigation, and the focus of its attack has been exclusion of lower-income minorities from suburban neighborhoods by zoning or other local land use authority.' The federal courts have been the principal forum for this litigation, although recently some state courts have been more receptive a litigation tool.

Writers purporting to make such an assessment have generally examined the law only in the abstract; there has been no sys-tematic study of how RLUIPA plaintiffs have fared in court in com-parison with religious land use claimants under previous legal re-gimes.4 The dominant view derives not from empirics but from aFile Size: KB.

Federal Land Use Law & Litigation is an eminently useful single-volume research and reference guide. It's well-organized, and although it is a specialty book and it is helpful to have a base understanding of the topics, it covers the most frequently-occurring issues in land use litigation in an understandable and easy-to-follow fashion.

Federal jurisdiction over Article III land cases was especially significant because such litigation could lead to judicial determinations of state boundaries. The Supreme Court decided cases determining, for example, portions of the boundaries between Ohio and Indiana (Handly's Lessee v.

Anthony ()), Illinois and Missouri (St. Louis v. The "color of law" requirement is similar to the "state action" requirement the courts apply in fourteenth amendment cases and usually is not troublesome in § land use litigation. 1 1. Monell refused to adopt a respondeat superior theory of municipal liability under § Section Litigation Third Edition Martin A.

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