• Smart Growth – 6031

    Fall 2017

Credits

2

Course

  • Subject Area
    • Public Law
    Student Year
    Upper Division
    Course type
    Seminar

This class examines emerging legal strategies to address the fiscal, environmental, and social impacts of unrestrained metropolitan regional growth (“urban sprawl”). Topics include: inequalities in access to housing, jobs, and educational opportunties; local fiscal competition; local, state & regional regulatory responses to metropolitan development; environmental impacts of metropolitan development; and evolving legal structure of regional governance in America’s large metropolitan areas.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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