Historic Preservation Law in a Nutshell

Author: Sara Bronin
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628106367
Release Date: 2014-05-05
Genre: Law

Historic Preservation in a Nutshell provides the first-ever in-depth summary of historic preservation law within its local, state, tribal, federal, and international contexts. Historic Preservation is a burgeoning area of law that includes aspects of property, land use, environmental, constitutional, cultural resources, international, and Native American law. This book covers the primary federal statutes, and many facets of state statutes, dealing with the protection and preservation of historic resources. It also includes key topics like the designation process, federal agency obligations, local regulation, takings and other constitutional concerns, and real estate development issues. Click here to read a book review from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Historic Preservation and the Livable City

Author: Eric W. Allison
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047090075X
Release Date: 2010-12-20
Genre: Architecture

For both the preservation professional and urban planner, this book shows how preservation is a key to the creation of livable cities. The author Eric Allison, the founder and coordinated of the graduate historic preservation program at Pratt Institute in New York City, offers tools and case studies that preservationists and planners can learn from in implementing preservation projects or plans in cities large and small. This book is a must read for anyone working in or interested in these fields and the creation and maintenance of livable cities.

Historic Preservation Law

Author: Sara C. Bronin
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 1609301064
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

The casebook is the first comprehensive set of teaching materials for this fascinating and increasingly important area of law. The historic preservation law field encompasses many topics, from urban revitalization to Native American cultural sites, which are interesting to students and vital to contemporary practice. The casebook contains carefully selected and edited cases, statutory and regulatory provisions, scholarly analysis from diverse fields, and original explanatory text. The authors included illuminating photos and drawings throughout the casebook. HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAW gracefully supports teaching a specialized law school course or an introductory law course in a planning, historic preservation, or architecture school.

Privacy Law in a Nutshell 2d

Author: John Soma
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628106725
Release Date: 2014-03-03
Genre: Law

The Privacy Nutshell briefly reviews the historical roots of privacy, and then examines each of these U.S. privacy statutes and regulations. Virtually all governments and businesses face privacy considerations as technology continues to evolve. Legal issues related to privacy are exploding on the U.S. legal scene. The EU has a long history of a strong regulatory privacy regime. The U. S., however, follows a sectoral approach to privacy, whereby Congress responds to each privacy “crisis” with a new statute and set of regulations. This sectoral approach has resulted in a unique series of privacy rules for different areas of society. The Privacy Nutshell is an excellent introductory guide to the legal privacy world.

Environmental Law in a Nutshell 9th

Author: Daniel Farber
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634593687
Release Date: 2014-02-13
Genre: Law

Farber’s Environmental Law in a Nutshell provides a foundation for understanding environmental law. Expert text includes coverage of various areas, from acid rain and atomic energy, to waste disposal and wetlands. Touches upon the many statutory and common-law regulations shaping the world in which we live.

Energy Law in a Nutshell

Author: Joseph Tomain
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781683284116
Release Date: 2016-11-25
Genre: Law

This title addresses the component parts of the energy fuel cycle, as well as the market and government policies that oversee it. This Nutshell describes in detail the country’s traditional energy policy and also discusses the current challenges that confront it. Chapters cover the individual natural resources used to produce energy and the book concludes with the development of a clean energy policy for the future.

Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell 6th

Author: John Lowe
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628106312
Release Date: 2014-04-14
Genre: Law

This text provides authoritative coverage of the legal rules that govern the development of privately owned mineral rights, which often also apply to government-owned resources. It covers topics such as the nature, protection, and conveyance of oil and gas rights, leasing, and taxation.

Miller and Davis Intellectual Property Patents Trademarks and Copyright in a Nutshell 5th

Author: Arthur Miller
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628106169
Release Date: 2012-03-30
Genre: Law

Miller and Davis’ Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright in a Nutshell presents the fundamentals of trademark and copyright laws. Authors Michael Davis and famed Harvard professor Arthur Miller provide authoritative coverage on the foundations of patent protection, patentability, and the patenting process. The text addresses: Torts and property Antitrust and government regulation Concept of federalism State and federal conflicts

Land Use in a Nutshell

Author: John R. Nolon
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 0314163719
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

It reviews the common-law controls that were the underpinnings of modern land use regulations, and private law devices--such as covenants and restrictions--that continue to work together with government regulation to limit the use of private property. The Nutshell clearly explains the legal aspects of land planning and regulation, project review processes, and innovative and flexible regulatory devices. Subdivision and site plan regulation, local environment law, discrimination in zoning, regulatory takings and inverse condemnation, and community development practices are all explored. In addition, the book discusses the law of smart growth, and addresses current trends in land use law including the siting of renewable energy facilities. An appendix of internet-based resources is also provided. Law students will find that this Nutshell covers the key cases in all land use law textbooks, and seasoned practitioners and planners will find the organization and approach to dozens of subjec

Real Property in a Nutshell

Author: Roger Bernhardt
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634604512
Release Date: 2015-11-20
Genre: Law

This concise work discusses most rules covered in real property casebooks. The text is divided into three sections. Part One provides an overview of property interests by covering lost v. mislaid v. abandoned property, adverse possession, gifts, common law estates, future interests, landlord-tenant law, concurrent ownership, marital property rights, easements, profits, licenses, real covenants, and equitable servitudes. Part Two covers conveyancing, including real estate brokers, contracts of sale, deeds, recording, title insurance, and mortgages. Part Three covers a variety of property rights and liabilities, including airspace, water rights, the right to support, agreed boundaries, fixtures, trespass, nuisance, and land use regulation.

Payments Law in a Nutshell

Author: Steve Nickles
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628105681
Release Date: 2005-08-15
Genre: Law

This text introduces the law of payment systems in a way that promotes understanding and furnishes a sound foundation for any further study of the subject. It includes portions of Articles 3-4, 4A, 5 and 7 of the Uniform Commercial Code, as well as federal law dealing with credit and debit cards. The term "payment system" refers to a wide variety of methods of paying debts, including currency, digital cash, checks, drafts, credit cards, electronic funds transfers, and letters of credit. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field.

Entertainment Law in a Nutshell

Author: Sherri Burr
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781683287049
Release Date: 2017-03-24
Genre: Law

This compact reference gives a big picture overview of the intellectual property, contract, publicity, estate planning, and First Amendment issues that contribute to the field of entertainment law. Professor Burr also addresses specific legal issues that arise in the film, music, and television industries, including discussion of the rise of “reality” television. This Nutshell is ideal as a secondary text to accompany any entertainment law casebook, as the primary text for a seminar, or as background information for someone requiring an overview.

American Indian Law in a Nutshell

Author: William C. Canby
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: STANFORD:36105063696095
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Law

Canby?s American Indian Law in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition is a succinct but comprehensive treatment of federal Indian law, with emphasis on jurisdictional problems and the policies underlying them. Topics include the history of American Indian law and policy, the federal-tribal trust relationship, Indian tribal sovereignty, treaty rights, criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian country, Indian civil rights, tribal water rights and hunting and fishing rights. All text is supported by citation of cases and statutes.

Administrative Law and Process in a Nutshell 5th

Author: Ernest Gellhorn
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628105421
Release Date: 2006-09-07
Genre: Law

Governmental agencies have grown significantly in the last half-century, as has the importance of governing administrative law. This volume reviews general principles, policy considerations, and the methods of analysis of federal, state, and local agency procedures. Chapters discuss authority delegation; political controls over agency action; scope of judicial review; acquiring and disclosing information; informal administrative processes; procedural due process; formal adjudications; procedural shortcuts; rules and rulemaking; and obtaining judicial review.