Stewart E. Sterk

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

H. Bert and Ruth Mack Professor of Real Estate Law; Director, Center for Real Estate Law & Policy

55 Fifth Ave.

New York, NY 10003

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Trust Protectors, Agency Costs, and Fiduciary Duty

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 27, 2006, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Oct 2005
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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trusts & estates, fiduciary duty, agency costs

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Asset Protection Trusts: Trust Law's Race to the Bottom?

Cardozo Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 006
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 20 Apr 2000
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 586 (86,248)
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What's in a Name?: The Troublesome Analogies between Real and Intellectual Property

Cardozo Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 88
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Aug 2004
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 488 (108,080)
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intellectual property, property

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Property Rules, Liability Rules, and Uncertainty About Property Rights

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 106, 2008, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 205
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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property, information costs, uncertainty, remedies, injunctions

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Accidental Inheritance: Retirement Accounts and the Hidden Law of Succession

New York University Law Review, Vol. 89, 2014, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 390
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2014
Stewart E. Sterk and Melanie B. Leslie
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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retirement accounts, wills, estates, estate planning, probate

6.

Land Use Regulation (Third Edition)

Foundation Press (2020); ISBN: 978-1-68467-248-6
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Stewart E. Sterk, Eduardo M. Penalver and Sara C. Bronin
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Cornell University - Law School and Cornell University - College of Architecture, Art & Planning
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land use, zoning, regulation, local government, constitutional law, practice-based learning, real estate, urban, environment, sustainability, law, planning

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Personal Jurisdiction and Choice of Law

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 3, 2013, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 382
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2013
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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personal jurisdiction, conflict of laws, choice of law, sovereignty

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Leaving More than Money: Mediation Clauses in Estate Planning Documents

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 206
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Lela P. Love and Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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mediation, estates, wills, probate, contests, estate planning

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Trust Decanting: A Critical Perspective

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 38, 2017, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 498
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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trusts, estates, decanting, estate tax, perpetuities

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Rethinking Trust Law Reform: How Prudent is Modern Prudent Investor Doctrine?

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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efficient markets, prudent investor, portfolio theory, UPIA, diversification, mpt, prudent man rule, fiduciary

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An Empirical Study of Implicit Takings

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 58, 2016 , Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 487, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-011
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 15 May 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
James E. Krier and Stewart E. Sterk
University of Michigan Law School and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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takings, regulatory takings, implicit takings, state constitutional law, takings clause, state courts, federal courts

12.

Property Tax Reassessment: Who Needs it?

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 81, 2006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Stewart E. Sterk and Mitchell L. Engler
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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property, tax, assessment, homeowner

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The Commodification of Public Land Records

97 Notre Dame Law Review 507 (2022), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 633, Rutgers Law School Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2023
Reid K. Weisbord and Stewart E. Sterk
Rutgers Law School and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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property, privacy, public records, deeds, recording, big data, commodification, judicial security, trusts, anonymous ownership, corporate transparency, consumer privacy

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The Federalist Dimension of Regulatory Takings Jurisprudence

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 08 Jun 2005
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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land use planning, takings clause, eminent domain, just compensation, zoning

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A New Framework for Condominium Structural Safety Reforms

UC Irvine Law Review, Forthcoming , Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 713
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2023
Stewart E. Sterk and Reid K. Weisbord
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Rutgers Law School
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condominium, structural safety, Champlain Towers, real estate, residential, liens, concrete, building code, insurance

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Structural Obstacles to Settlement of Land Use Disputes

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 91, 2011, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2011
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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land use, zoning, Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR, public choice, mediation, public participation, preclusion, contract zoning

Maintaining Condominiums and Homeowner Associations: Ending the Free Ride

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 499
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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mortgage, lien priority, condominium, homeowners association, real property

Maintaining Condominiums and Homeowner Associations: How Much of a Priority?

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 93, 2018, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 499
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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mortgage, lien priority, condominium, homeowners association, real property

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The Impact of Law on the State Pension Crisis

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 554
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Aug 2018
Stewart E. Sterk and Elizabeth Goldman
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Pensions, Retirement,State Finance, State and Local Government

19.

A Knock on Knick’s Revival of Federal Takings Litigation

72 Fla. L. Rev. 419 (2020), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 587 (2019)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Stewart E. Sterk and Michael Pollack
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Takings, Property, Land Use, Knick

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The Inevitable Failure of Nuisance-Based Theories of the Takings Clause: A Reply to Professor Claeys

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 122
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jun 2005
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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land use planning, nuisance, takings clause

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Revisiting the Revolution: Reintegrating the Wealth Transmission System

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 56, 2015, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 434
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Melanie B. Leslie and Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Trusts, Estates, Probate, Wills

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Title Insurance: Protecting Property at What Price

99 Washington University Law Review __ (forthcoming 2021), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 632
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Mar 2021
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Dueling Denominators and the Demise of Lucas

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 523, Arizona Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2018
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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takings, property, takings denominator, Murr

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The Demise of Federal Takings Legislation

William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jul 2006
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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takings, full faith and credit, land use regulation

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Federal Land Use Regulation as Market Restoration

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 555, 99 BU L Rev 1577
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2021
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Land Use, RLUIPA, Fair Housing,Telecommunications, Adult Uses, Local Government

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Accommodating Legal Ignorance

42 Cardozo L. Rev. 213 (2020), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 628
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 Mar 2021
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Incentivizing Fair Housing

101 Boston University Law Review (forthcoming 2021 or 2022), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 631
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Mar 2021
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Mitigating Catastrophe Risk for Landowners

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 687, Hastings Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Aug 2022
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Property, ownership, real estate, coronavirus, catastrophe risk

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ERISA Defined Benefit Plans Are Not “Trust”worthy

62 Wm. & Mary L. Rev Online 25 (2021), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 630
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Mar 2021
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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The Roles of State and Federal Law in Energy Condemnations

9 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal 205 (2020), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 629
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Mar 2021
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Title Theft

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2024-18, 81 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. Online 161 (2023)
Number of pages: 34
Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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