Municipal Lawyer

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    The Municipal Lawyer features peer-written, substantive articles relating to the practice of municipal law on various topics including land use, zoning, ethics, and environmental issues. Edited by Prof. Rodger Citron and Prof. Sarah Adams-Schoen, the Municipal Lawyer is a publication of the Local and State Government Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. It is published quarterly and distributed to Section members free of charge.

    The Municipal Lawyer is published as a benefit for members of the Local and State Government Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.
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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    2017

    Message from the Chair
    (Richard K. Zuckerman)

    Government Ethics Quiz

    Letter from the Editors
    (Rodger Citron and Michael Lewyn)

    A Primer on Area Variances in New York
    (Noelle C. Wolfson)

    Robocar Risks
    (Michael Lewyn)

    Local and State Government Law Section Fall Meeting Photos

    Join a Local and State Government Law Section Committee


    Litigation, Then Regulations: What Procedures Should School Districts Follow When a Student Is to Be Interviewed About Possible Abuse or Mistreatment?
    (Adam I. Kleinberg)

    Property Contamination and Its Impact on Commercial Leasing in NYC
    (Larry Schnapf)

    The Local and State Government Law Section Committees and Chairs

    The Local and State Government Law Section Welcomes New Members

    The Local and State Government Law Section Co-Editors

    The Local and State Government Law Section Officers