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 Municipal 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 Municipal 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

    Winter 2014

    A Message from the Chair
    (Mark Davies)

    From the Editors
    (Sarah Adams-Schoen and Rodger D. Citron)

    Why Municipalities Must Be Profitable
    (James J. Coffey, Dr. Robert Christopherson and Patrick Bowen)

    Indemnities and Immunities for Municipal Officials
    (Peter A. Bee and James A. Clemons)

    Overview of New York State’s Unemployment Insurance Reform
    (Sharon N. Berlin)

    Notes from the Fall Section Meeting
    (Michael Kenneally)

    All About Probationary Employees in the Classified Service
    (Harvey Randall)

    Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation: A Local Solution to a Global Problem
    (Sarah Adams-Schoen)

    SEQRA Update: Revised Long and Short Environmental Assessment Forms
    (Keith P. Brown and John Anzalone)

    An Assessment of Mayor Bloomberg’s Public Health Legacy
    (Lawrence O. Gostin Interview)