Urban Lawyers

The dean of the Yale Law School defined the crisis: “It is the product of growing
doubts about the capacity of a lawyer's life to offer fulfillment to the person who
takes it up. Disguised by the material well-being of lawyers, it is a spiritual crisis
that ...

Author: John P. Heinz

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226325408

Category: Law

Page: 376

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Over the past several decades, the number of lawyers in large cities has doubled, women have entered the bar at an unprecedented rate, and the scale of firms has greatly expanded. This immense growth has transformed the nature and social structure of the legal profession. In the most comprehensive analysis of the urban bar to date, Urban Lawyers presents a compelling portrait of how these changes continue to shape the field of law today. Drawing on extensive interviews with Chicago lawyers, the authors demonstrate how developments in the profession have affected virtually every aspect of the work and careers of urban lawyers-their relationships with clients, job tenure and satisfaction, income, social and political values, networks of professional connections, and patterns of participation in the broader community. Yet despite the dramatic changes, much remains the same. Stratification of income and power based on gender, race, and religious background, for instance, still maintains inequality within the bar. The authors of Urban Lawyers conclude that organizational priorities will likely determine the future direction of the legal profession. And with this landmark study as their guide, readers will be able to make their own informed predictions.

The Urban Lawyer

AS A SERVICE TO ITS MEMBERS, the American Bar Association Section of
State and Local Government Law publishes The Urban Lawyer (ISSN: 0042-
0905), the national journal on state and local government law. THE URBAN




Category: City planning and redevelopment law


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The national quarterly on local government law.

From Sprawl to Sustainability

Dr. Freilich is national editor of the Urban Lawyer, the American Bar Association's
national quarterly journal on state and ... He is a member of the Federalism
Committee of the International Municipal Lawyers Association, the Advisory
Board of ...

Author: Robert H. Freilich

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781604428124

Category: City planning

Page: 368

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Rev. ed. of: From sprawl to smart growth.

ABA Journal

Protecting Your Record on Appeal, by Ellis J. Horvitz, past president of the
California Academy of Appellate Lawyers and ... Section Publications The Urban
Lawyer, Fall, 1977 ($6.00 a copy, department number 533): The Annual Survey
of ...





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The ABA Journal serves the legal profession. Qualified recipients are lawyers and judges, law students, law librarians and associate members of the American Bar Association.

At the Cutting Edge 2009

Land Use Law from The Urban Lawyer. Foreword A year and a half ago , several
of us in leadership positions in the ABA's Section of State and Local Government
Law looked at our annual edition of The Urban Lawyer in which our committee ...


Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781604427851

Category: City planning

Page: 121

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Housing and Planning References

Urban Lawyer , Summer , 1969 , p . 147-156 . 606 . Sperling , Gary . Municipal
income taxation and home rule . Urban Lawyer , Fall , 1969 , p . 281291 .
Examines the relatively new idea of municipal income taxation as a way to gain
more self ...




Category: City planning


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Suing Alma Mater

Lelia B. Helms, “Recent Developments in Public Education Law: Postsecondary
Education, 2001-02," Urban Lawyer 34 (2002): 995-1017. Lelia B. Helms, “
Recent Developments in Public Education Law: Postsecondary Education, 2000-
01,” ...

Author: Michael A. Olivas

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421409240

Category: Education

Page: 240

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Although much has been written about U.S. Supreme Court decisions involving higher education, little has been said about the foundational case law and litigation patterns emerging from the lower courts. As universities become increasingly legislated, regulated, and litigious, campuses have become testing grounds for a host of constitutional challenges. From faculty and student free speech to race- or religion-based admissions policies, Suing Alma Mater describes the key issues at play in higher education law. Eminent legal scholar Michael A. Olivas considers higher education litigation in the latter half of the twentieth century and the rise of "purposive organizations," like the American Civil Liberties Union and the Alliance Defense Fund (now known as the Alliance Defending Freedom), that exist to advance litigation. He reviews more than 120 college cases brought before the Supreme Court in the past fifty years and then discusses six key cases in depth. Suing Alma Mater provides a clear-eyed perspective on the legal issues facing higher education today.

The Social Impacts of Urban Containment

Among his more than 30 books and monographs are Urban Containment in the
United States (with Casey J. Dawkins), ... Opolis, Land Use Policy, Economic
Development Quarterly, The Urban Lawyer, Georgia State University Law
Review, ...

Author: Professor Arthur C Nelson

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409487598

Category: Social Science

Page: 188

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One of the policies that has been most widely used to try to limit urban sprawl has been that of urban containment. These policies are planning controls limiting the growth of cities in an attempt to preserve open rural uses, such as habitat, agriculture and forestry, in urban regions. While there has been a substantial amount of research into these urban containment policies, most have focused on issues of land use, consumption, transportation impacts or economic development issues. This book examines the effects of urban containment policies on key social issues, such as housing, wealth building and creation, racial segregation and gentrification. It argues that, while the policies make important contributions to environmental sustainability, they also affect affordability for all the economic groups of citizens aside from the most wealthy. However, it also puts forward suggestions for revising such policies to counter these possible negative social impacts. As such, it will be valuable reading for scholars of environmental planning, social policy and regional development, as well as for policy makers.

Governance for Urban Sustainability and Resilience

The Urban Lawyer, 40 (3), 623–32. ABC News. (2012). Solar Panel Subsidies
Scrapped Early, 16 November, accessed 13 November 2013 at http://www.abc.
net.au/news/2012- 11-16/solar-panels-subsidies-scrapped-early/4376520. ABCB

Author: Jeroen van der Heijden

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1782548130

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Cities, and the built environment more broadly, are key in the global response to climate change. This groundbreaking book seeks to understand what governance tools are best suited for achieving cities that are less harmful to the natural environment,

Practicing Law in Frontier California

one V CICCONTOT rance one were common outside of San Francisco and Los
Angeles : “ W . J . Park , attorney and ... 53 The urban lawyer had a different
perspective , expressed quite ably by John Dustin Bicknell of Los Angeles : re ...

Author: Gordon Morris Bakken

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803262607

Category: Law

Page: 192

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In Practicing Law in Frontier California Gordon Morris Bakken combines collective biography with an analysis of the function of the bar in a rapidly changing socioeconomic setting. Drawing on manuscript collections, Bakken considers hundreds of men and women who came to California to practice law during the gold rush and later, their reasons for coming, their training, and their usefulness to clients during a period of rapid population growth and social turmoil. He shows how law practice changed over the decades with the establishment of large firms and bar associations, how the state's boom-and-bust economy made debt collection the lawyer's bread and butter, and how personal injury and criminal cases and questions of property rights were handled. In Bakken's book frontier lawyers become complex human beings, contributing to and protecting the social and economic fabric of society, expanding their public roles even as their professional expertise becomes more narrowly specialized.

The Counsellor

He learns little law out among lawyers of this state that the Code side of his
practice ; most of his knowledge of Civil ... But of professional courtesy and honor
conwhatever shortcomings the urban lawyer demns the use of questionable ...




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Beyond Zuccotti Park

He is a trustee of several organizations including the Urban Land Institute and
the Natural Resources Defense Council, and ... Paula Z. Segal is an urban
lawyer, advocate, and founder of 596 Acres, a public education project aimed at
making ...

Author: Ronald Shiffman

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 1613320116

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

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Protests from Tahrir Square to Zuccotti Park have brought the crisis of public space to the forefront of our attention: Where can the public congregate? How can city planning, design, and policies support First Amendment rights to public assembly and free speech? Forty experts in social science, planning, design, civil liberties, urban affairs, and the arts use the Occupy movement as a springboard for original, multidisciplinary essays that address these exigent questions. This foundational book puts issues of democracy and civic engagement back into the center of dialogue about the built environment.

Lawyers in Society

A significant number of barristers' sets in London specialize in such matters as
copyright, patents, admiralty, defamation, and taxation. Everywhere the degree of
specialization is related to location (urban lawyers are more specialized than ...

Author: Richard L. Abel

Publisher: Beard Books

ISBN: 9781587982668

Category: Law

Page: 576

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Contains comparative and theoretical essays on the legal profession around the world.

Web Technologies for Commerce and Services Online

The Urban Lawyer, 34(2), 487-520. General Accounting Office (GAO). (2000).
Sales taxes: Electronic commerce growth presents challenges; Revenue losses
are uncertain. Washington, DC: United States General Accounting Office.
Mikesell ...

Author: Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1599048248

Category: Computers

Page: 392

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Through the last decade, Internet technologies such as electronic commerce have experienced exponential growth, and emerging issues surrounding this phenomenon have necessitated the amassment of research on the cognitive impact of electronic commerce technologies around the world. Web Technologies for Commerce and Services Online delivers a global perspective on the influence of electronic commerce on organizational behavior, development, and management in organizations, discussing issues such as information security; strategic management of electronic commerce; organizational learning; business process management; mediated enterprises; and electronic marketplaces. With the new insights it delivers on this rapidly evolving technological and commercial domain, this incisive reference will prove an essential addition to library collections worldwide.

Selected Readings on Electronic Commerce Technologies Contemporary Applications

Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press. McLure, C. E. (2002b). Sales and use
taxes on electronic commerce: Legal, economic, administrative, and political
issues. The Urban Lawyer, 34(2), 487-520. Fox, W.F., & Murray, M. (1997). The
sales ...

Author: Hu, Wen-Chen

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1605660973

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 542

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"This book offers research articles focused on key issues concerning the technologies and applications of electronic commerce"--Provided by publisher.

Design Review

1987. “Architectural Appearance Review Regulations and the First Amendment:
The Good, the Bad and the Consensus Ugly.” Urban Lawyer 19 (Winter): 287-
344. Russell, Francis. 1992. “Battery Park City: An American Dream of Urbanism.

Author: Brenda C. Scheer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461526582

Category: Political Science

Page: 219

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That the topic ofdesign review is somehow trou My biases are clearfrom the start: I am among blesome is probably one thing all readers can those who believe that, despite all signals to the contrary, the physical structure of our environ agree on. Beyond this, however, I suspect pros pects of consensus are dim. Differing opinions ment can be managed, and that controlling it is on the subject likely range from those desiring the key to the ameliorationofnumerous problems control tothosedesiringfreedom. Saysonecamp: confronting society today. I believe that design our physical and natural environments are going can solve a host ofproblems, and that the design to hell in a hand basket. Says the other: design of the physical environment does influence be review boards are only as good as their members; havior. more often than not their interventions produce Clearly, this is a perspective that encompasses mediocre architecture. more than one building at a time and demands As a town planner and architect, I am sympa that each building understand its place in a larger thetic to the full range of sentiment. Perhaps a context-the city. Indeed, anyone proposing discussion of these two concepts-control and physical solutions to urban problems is designing freedom-and their differences would now be or, as may seem more often the case, destroying useful. But let me instead suggest that both posi the city.

Michigan Law Journal

A Magazine Devoted to the Discussion of Matters of Interest to the Lawyers of the
State of Michigan. political heresy ... Does the busy urban lawyer , representative
of one or more great corporate interests , understand the force of this assertion .




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Minutes of Evidence Taken Before the Royal Commission on Local Taxation

... for purposes of comparison , a yeoman farmer on the one side and an urban
ratepayer occupying his own property on ... owner ' Tradesman ( urban ) Miller (
rural ) Dealer ( urban ) Lawyer and doctor ( urban ) Shopkeeper ( rural ) Cottuger

Author: Great Britain. Royal Commission on Local Taxation



Category: Great Britain


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Report s Minutes of Evidence and Index

Class of Property . Rateable Rate in Value . the £ . Total Amount . Income
including Cost of Living 38 pita Smal A 250 18 which 1 Farmer Tithe owner ' I'
radesman ( urban ) Miller ( rural ) Dealer ( urban ) Lawyer and doctor ( urban )
Shopkeeper ...

Author: Great Britain. Royal Commission on Local Taxation



Category: Municipal finance


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The American Prison

The urban Lawyer, 1984, 16, 363–386. Bluth, W. Legal services for inmates:
Coopting the jailhouse lawyer. Capital University Law Review, 1972, 1, 59–81.
Bowker, L. H. Prison victimization. New York: Elsevier, 1980. Bureau of Justice ...

Author: Lynne Goodstein

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1468456520

Category: Psychology

Page: 312

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Despite the dire forecasts of others who had themselves edited books, we proceeded with the project of an edited volume on the American prison, although with more than a little trepidation. We had heard the horror stories of authors turning in their chapters months or years late or never at all, of publishers delaying publication dates, of volumes that read more like patchwork quilts than finely loomed cloth. As if to prove the others wrong, our experience in editing this volume has been mar velous, and we think the volume reflects this. Most likely, the success of our experience and of the volume stems from two elements: first, the professionalism and commitment of the authors themselves; and second, the fact that early in the life of this volume, most of the authors convened for a conference to critique and coordinate the chapters. This book brings together an illustrious group of criminologists and correctional scholars who wrote chapters explicitly for this volume. Co hesiveness was furthered by the charge we gave to each author to (1) present the major issues, (2) review the empirical research, and (3) dis cuss the implications of this work for present and future correctional policy. The goal of this project was to examine the major correctional issues facing prison systems. The chapters scrutinize the issues from the perspective of the system and the individual, from theory to practical and daily management problems, from legal to psychological concerns.