Course Details

Land Use and Other Urban Issues

The course addresses planning law and the constitutional parameters of land use controls. The course covers the history of planning and zoning and the development of the legal framework for constitutional challenges in rural, suburban and urban contexts. Topics emphasized include: nuisance, takings, wetlands, exactions, mitigating development impacts, techniques of discrimination, redevelopment, and the first amendment in land use regulations. Evaluation: Grades are based on class discussion, participation in role-play exercises, and an in-class final examination. Class participation will be considered in determining the final grade. As an option, students may write a research paper, with permission of the instructors, in lieu of a final examination. Teaching Method: Lecture, discussion Texts: Prequisites: Property

Catalog Number: PPTYTORT 600
Practice Areas: Constitutional Law & ProcedureEnvironmental Law AreaProperty Practice Area
Additional Course Information: Consult Professor about writing requirements

Course History


Fall 2013
Title: Land Use
Faculty: Shoked, Nadav (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25


Spring 2013
Title: Land Use
Faculty: Shoked, Nadav (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 23