• Smart Growth – 6031

Credits

2

Subject Area

Public Law
  • Student Year
    Upper Division
    Course type
    Lecture

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.

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University of Minnesota Law School

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

P: 612-625-1000

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