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

    WINTER 2015

    A Message from the Chair
    (Mark Davies)

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

    For the First Time in Forty Years, the Court of Appeals Addresses Off-Street Parking Variances
    (Lisa M. Cobb)

    Government Ethics Quiz

    State Legislature Trips Up Local Government (Again) on Ethics

    (Mark Davies)

    Coleson v. City of New York: Is Silence Golden?
    (Karen M. Richards)

    2014 Legislative Roundup: Laws Affecting Municipalities
    (Legislation Committee of the NYSBA Municipal Section)

    Land Use Law Update: Will Reed v. Town of Gilbert Require Municipalities Throughout the Country to Rewrite Their Sign Codes?
    (Sarah J. Adams-Schoen)

    Scenes from the Municipal Law Section Annual Meeting