• Smart Growth – 6031

    Spring 2021

Instruction Mode

Remote

Credits

2

Course

  • Subject Area
    • Environmental & Energy Law *
    • Public Law
    Student Year
    Upper Division, LL.M.
    Grade Base
    A - F
    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.

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Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

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

P: 612-625-5000

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