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Juergensmeyer Updates Land Use Treatise

Law professor Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer has released a third edition of Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law as part of West Publishing Co.’s  Practitioner Treatise Series. Co-writer Thomas E. Roberts is a professor of law at the Wake Forest University School of Law.

The updated book provides an overview of urban and… more »

Study Space VI in Istanbul

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth at Georgia State University College of Law is co-sponsoring Study Space VI, “Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment” from March 31–April 6 in Istanbul.

At the weeklong workshop, scholars and government and private sector professionals work together to develop solutions to the host… more »

Central Atlanta Progress Speaks to Urban Fellows

Jennifer Ball, vice president of planning and economic development for Central Atlanta Progress, discussed the overall plan and vision for downtown Atlanta at the first Urban Fellows breakfast on Aug. 28.

Ball began by briefly describing Central Atlanta Progress’s overall plan for Atlanta. At the heart of this plan is the Imagine Downtown initiative, a… more »

Guest Speaker on Atlanta Housing Market

ATLANTA – Dr. Chris Nelson, a nationally known expert in metropolitan growth and urban planning, will present “This is Not Your Parents’ Housing Market:  How Demographic, Economic, Financial, and Preference Drivers Will Change Atlanta’s Housing Market Forever,” at noon Tuesday, March 13, at the Georgia State University College of Law.

Dr. Nelson will… more »

Sampaio Provides Brazilian Perspective

ATLANTA – Dr. Romulo Silveira da Rocha Sampaio, an environmental law research professor and coordinator of the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro Law School, recently visited Georgia State University College of Law from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a guest lecturer on comparative urban growth and management law, providing a unique South American… more »

 
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