Real Estate Development Law

What is Real Estate Development Law?

The folllowing article was submitted by Rick Daley, author of Real Estate Development Law and is featured in ALI-CLE’s The Practical Real Estate Lawyer. I have spent the last 40 years practicing and teaching what I have always referred to as “real estate development law.” I have even written two editions of a textbook entitled…

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For Those Who Care That “Organic” Labels Mean What They Say

While I consider myself a frugal shopper, one category of wares in which I splurge is produce. I will spend an extra $2-3 per pound for the organic version of a fruit or vegetable. I tell the purse string tightening compartment of my brain that the extra expenditure is justified — nay, necessary! — to…

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Eminent Domain CLE

Eminent Domain CLE to Feature A Mayor, A Movie Producer, A Judge, and Top Practitioners

Now in its 33rd year, ALI-CLE’s Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Litigation conference is set for Austin, Texas, on January 28-30, 2016. We will start off with a welcome talk by Austin Mayor Steve Adler who, in his former life, was an eminent domain lawyer. Registrants will have an option between two tracks: Eminent Domain…

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Young Folks v. Obama: Landmark Constitutionally-Based Climate Change Lawsuit

The Complaint begins like this: “For over fifty years, the United States of America has known that carbon dioxide (“CO2″) pollution from burning fossil fuels was causing global warming and dangerous climate change, and that continuing to burn fossil fuels would destabilize the climate system on which present and future generations of our nation depend…

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