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.

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    FALL 2016

    Message from the Chair
    (Carol L. Van Scoyoc)

    Government Ethics Quiz

    Letter from the Editors
    (Sarah J. Adams-Schoen, Rodger Citron and Michael Lewyn)

    Taking a Hard(er) Look at SEQRA
    (Adam L. Wekstein and Noelle C. Wolfson)

    Introducing Touro Law Center’s New Municipal Law Fellows Employee Use of Employer-Owned Email Systems
    (Karen M. Richards)

    The Third Department Gives Some Teeth to the Statutory Protections Afforded to Conservation Easements under the Environmental Conservation Law
    (Phillip Oswald)

    Land Use Law Update: Creating Flood-Resilient Communities Through Local Waterfront Revitalization Planning
    (Sarah J. Adams-Schoen)

    Committee on the New York State Constitution’s Report and Recommendations

    Concerning the Conservation Article in the New York State Constitution, Article XIV

    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