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.

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    SUMMER 2014

    A Message from the Chair
    (Mark Davies)

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

    United States Supreme Court Upholds Tradition and Continues Controversy in Town of Greece v. Galloway
    (Lisa M. Cobb)

    Rocky Point Drive-In, L.P. v. Town of Brookhaven: Elusive Justice for Applicants
    (Linda U. Margolin)

    Lobbying Regulation in New York State
    (Mark Glaser)

    Local Government Ethics: A Summary and Hypotheticals for Training Municipal Officials
    (Mark Davies and Steven G. Leventhal)

    Book Review: Municipal Attorneys Can Find Answers in the Newly Released Third Edition of Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts
    (Patricia E. Salkin)

    The Expansion of the Municipal Power to Take Property for “Public Use”

    (Brian Walsh)

    Land Use Law Update: The Court of Appeals Issues a Victory for Home Rule in Wallach v. Town of Dryden and Cooperstown Holstein Corp. v. Town of Middlefield
    (Maureen T. Liccione and Sarah Adams-Schoen)