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23 Jan 2010, 1:14 am
Following up on a previous column in which she introduced FDsys and explained the site's simple search and navigation, this month Peggy Garvin provides an update and introduces more advanced search techniques for the congressional information available on FDsys. [read post]
30 Jul 2012, 6:04 pm by landuseprof
Patricia Salkin (Touro Law Center) has posted The Quiet Revolution and Federalism: Into the Future, 45 John Marshall Law Review (2012). The abstract: This Article offers an examination of the federal role in land use planning and regulation set in... [read post]
26 Jun 2012, 9:19 pm by landuseprof
No, this is not a lame attempt by me at expanding the bounds of the "what can't Festa turn into a land use issue" parlor game that I play in class, in order to reach the hot issue du jour.... [read post]
2 Oct 2013, 9:43 am by David Oxenford
The Federal government shutdown that we speculated about last week has now come to pass, and the clearest evidence is that, when you go to the FCC website, you are greeted by a special message essentially saying that the website is not available until after the shutdown ends. So, as we speculated last week, broadcast (and most other) applicants can't even begin to prepare applications for filing when the government reopens, as the Commission's CDBS database (as well as there other systems for… [read post]
26 May 2012, 9:16 am by landuseprof
My colleague Drury D. Stevenson (South Texas) and Sonny Eckhart (JD, South Texas) have posted Standing as Channeling in the Administrative State, forthcoming in the Boston College Law Review, Vol. 53 (2012). The abstract: For several decades, courts have approached... [read post]
23 Aug 2011, 11:08 am by Emily Kesler
In a time of increasing austerity in the government, we are also experiencing an increasing demand for many government services. While most agency websites have made it increasingly possible for the public to participate on their websites since President Obama’s Open Government Initiative was launched, an industry report released August 22 asserts that much more research needs to be done for these agencies to make sure that they are providing opportunities for quality public participation and to… [read post]
13 Feb 2013, 9:21 am by landuseprof
The University of Missouri School of Law is hosting a Symposium on February 22, 2013, called Promoting Sustainable Energy through Tax Policy. Sponsored by the Journal of Environmental and Sustainability Law and the Missouri Tax Law Society, the event will... [read post]
24 Mar 2010, 11:49 pm by landuseprof
Alejandro E. Camacho (Notre Dame Law & UC Irvine Law), Lawrence E. Susskind (MIT, Urban Studies & Planning), and Todd Schenk (MIT, Urban Studies & Planning) have posted Collaborative Planning and Adaptive Management in Glen Canyon: A Cautionary Tale. The... [read post]
18 Jan 2011, 10:05 am by landuseprof
Kermit Lind just alerted me to a case the rest of you are probably already following, Connecticut vs. American Electric Power. Following is a synopsis from the Climate Change and Clean Technology Blog. On December 6, 2010, the Supreme Court... [read post]
7 Nov 2011, 7:22 pm by landuseprof
John R. Nolon (Pace) has posted Land Use for Energy Conservation and Sustainable Development: A New Path Toward Climate Change Mitigation. The abstract: Land use tools and techniques have impressive potential to reduce energy consumption, improve the economy, and mitigate... [read post]
7 Feb 2011, 5:59 pm by landuseprof
We've got a lot of exciting things going on here in Buffalo these days. At the end of March, we'll be holding a symposium and community forum on fracking. I hope to see some of you there! - Jessica Owley... [read post]
22 Apr 2010, 11:57 am by Lucie
Published on April 21, 2010, the new addition to the titled The Government Domain: New & Free Regulations Trackers, by Peggy Garvin, highlights few online resources that make the federal legislative information available in new ways. Those include the following:GovTrack.usOpenCongress.orgRegInfo.govRegulations.govFederal RegisterOpenRegs.comFedThread.orgRegulations Tracker from [read post]
10 Aug 2012, 9:26 am by Lucie Olejnikova
The FDsys, GPO’s Federal Digital System, provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. To learn about FDsys, click here. To help users to search FDsys most effectively, the GPO has announced the release of series of instructional videos. The first video, Basic Searching in FDsys, is 11:04 min long and focuses on basic search techniques and working with FDsys search results. Share [read post]
15 Aug 2011, 8:11 am by landuseprof
Sean Nolon (Vermont) has posted Negotiating the Wind: A Framework to Engage Citizens in Siting Wind Turbines, Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 12, p. 327, 2011. The abstract: Electricity generated from wind turbines must be a central part of... [read post]
21 Apr 2010, 4:06 am
Peggy Garvin reviews new, free, non-government resources that have recently come online to complement the official U.S. government regulatory information sites, and For this bounty, Peggy says researcher can thank innovative developers and the relatively new availability of a free XML version of the Federal Register that can be downloaded in bulk. [read post]
27 Sep 2010, 5:42 pm by Michel-Adrien
According to an announcement published last Friday on CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute): "Statutes and regulations from British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec have been republished with automatically generated tables of contents and HTML anchors to parts' headings, sections and subsections.""The tables of content that were already available at the federal level were also improved for better readability (...)""This feature will be implemented to other legislative databases in the coming… [read post]
24 May 2012, 6:30 am by landuseprof
John R. Nolon (Pace) has posted Regulatory Takings and Property Rights Confront Sea Level Rise: How Do They Roll. The abstract: Under the Beach and Shore Preservation Act, the State of Florida is authorized to conduct extraordinarily expensive beach renourishment... [read post]
11 Aug 2011, 12:18 pm by landuseprof
Ilya Somin (George Mason) has posted Federalism and Property Rights, University of Chicago Legal Forum (2010 Symposium on Governance and Power), p. 1, 2011. The abstract: Both the Supreme Court and leading legal scholars have often cited federalism as a... [read post]
9 Oct 2010, 10:34 pm by landuseprof
Anupam Randa (University of Reading) and Katherine A. Pancak (Connecticut--Business--Center for Real Estate & Urban Economic Studies) have posted Real Estate Brokers’ Duties to Their Clients: Why Some States Mandate Minimum Service Requirements, published in Cityscape, Vol. 12, No. 2,... [read post]
10 Mar 2011, 9:41 am by landuseprof
Patricia Salkin (Albany) and John Nolon (Pace) have posted Integrating Sustainable Development Planning and Climate Change Management: A Challenge to Planners and Land Use Attorneys, published in Planning and Environmental Law, Vol. 63, p. 3, March 2011. The abstract: This... [read post]