This blawg is designed to provide a forum for the discussion of current laws, policies and decisions that affect the use of land. It highlights new court decisions, new state and federal laws and policies, and actions at the local government level that guide and/or impact land use and community development. Readers may use this blaw to keep current on trends in land-use law by subscribing to the daily email to bring news of the “case or development of the day,” and readers may also watch developments in specific areas of the law by using the categorical tags to review all recent posting relating to a particular topic. All views and opinions are welcome in the form of comments to individual postings.
Author: Patricia E. Salkin is associate dean and director of the Government Law Center of Albany Law School and a past chair of the ABA State & Local Government Law Section.