Roderick M. Hills, Jr.

New York University School of Law

Comfort Professor of Law

40 Washington Square South

New York, NY 10012-1099

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Planning an Affordable City

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 101, pp. 91-136, 2015, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 558, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 530
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2015
David Schleicher and Roderick M. Hills Jr.
Yale University - Law School and New York University School of Law
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affordability, agglomeration, BANANA, Bernard Siegan, Boston, CBAs, co-locating, community benefits, density, Edward Glaeser, Ellickson, Kaldor-Hicks, LULU, market depth, NIMBY, Nelson, nuisances, Pareto, Paul Krugman, public choice, regional, Robert Lucas, San Francisco, urbanism, William Fischel

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Balancing the 'Zoning Budget'

Regulation, Vol. 34, No. 3, 2011, Case Western Reserve Law Review, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-19, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-08, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-18
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Apr 2011
Roderick M. Hills Jr. and David Schleicher
New York University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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Brooklyn, Bruce Hamilton, buyer, Carroll Gardens, Collective Property Right, Council, Environmental Quality Review, Fischel, Impact Statements, Locally Unwanted Land Uses, LULUs, Mancur Olson, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York, NIMBY, Planning, PlaNYC 2030, Pop-up, Public Choice, Renter, Rezoning

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City Replanning

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-32
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Roderick M. Hills Jr. and David Schleicher
New York University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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aldermanic privilege, binding plan, citywide bargain, information cost, institutions, land use, legislature, mapping, marketability, mayor, NIMBY, party competition, planning, property law, public law, real estate, sticky, zoning, zoning budget

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Against Preemption: How Federalism Can Improve the National Legislative Process

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 May 2003
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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Federalism, Preemption, Congress, Interest Groups, Legislation

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The Constitutional Rights of Private Government

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 15 Feb 2001
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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Federalism and Public Choice

LAW AND PUBLIC CHOICE, Daniel Farber, Anne Joseph O'Connell, eds., Elgar, 2009, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-07, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-07
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2009
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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The Steep Costs of Using Noncumulative Zoning to Preserve Land for Urban Manufacturing

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-02, University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2014
Roderick M. Hills Jr. and David Schleicher
New York University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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Brooklyn, Cobble Hill, Euclid, Jane Jacobs, New York, Ronald Coase, Robert Wagner, Roney, Title VI

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Publius's Political Science

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-03
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
John A. Ferejohn and Roderick M. Hills Jr.
NYU Law School and New York University School of Law
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Federalist Papers, Political Theory, Constitutional Theory, Constitutional Law

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Land Options for Housing: How New Property Rights Can Break Old Land Monopolies

44 U. Pa. J. Int’l L. 163 (2022), University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022/06, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2022-09, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 22-11
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2022
Roderick M. Hills Jr., Shitong Qiao and Shitong Qiao
New York University School of Law and Duke University School of LawThe University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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housing crisis; zoning; bilateral monopoly; constituency effect; land use options; transferable development rights; Hong Kong

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What is Property Law in an Age of Statutes and Regulation? A Review of the Property: Principles and Policies by Thomas Merrill, Henry Smith and Maureen Brady

NYU Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 79.1, 2023, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper , NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 23-47, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 23-33
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Apr 2023 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2023
Roderick M. Hills Jr. and David Schleicher
New York University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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property law, legislation, administrative law, zoning, land use

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Binding Leviathan: Credible Commitment in an Authoritarian Regime

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-38, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017/027
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2019
Roderick M. Hills Jr., Shitong Qiao and Shitong Qiao
New York University School of Law and Duke University School of LawThe University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Local Government Law; Federalism; Credible Commitment; Authoritarian Constitutions; Chinese Law

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Dissecting the State: The Use of Federal Law to Free State and Local Officials from State Legislatures' Control

University of Michigan Law School, Working Paper No. 99-001
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Jun 1998
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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Local Legislatures and Delegation

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 23-37, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper , NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 23-32
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2023
David Schleicher and Roderick M. Hills Jr.
Yale University - Law School and New York University School of Law
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Administrative Law, Local Administrative Law, Mayors, Bloomberg, City Council

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Building Coalitions Out of Thin Air: Transferable Development Rights and ‘Constituency Effects’ in Land Use Law

Journal of Legal Analysis (Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-47
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 06 Jan 2020
Roderick M. Hills Jr. and David Schleicher
New York University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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Cities, agglomeration, zoning, land use, urban politics, city council, mayor, development

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Voice and Exit as Accountability Mechanisms: Can Foot-Voting Be Made Safe for the Chinese Communist Party?

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016/027
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2019
Roderick M. Hills Jr., Shitong Qiao and Shitong Qiao
New York University School of Law and Duke University School of LawThe University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Inter-Jurisdictional Competition, Land Value, Democracy, Foot-Voting, Government Accountability, Property Tax, Federated City, Household Registration System (Hukou), Cadre Evaluation, Chinese Communist Party

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Strategic Ambiguity and Article VII: Why the Framers Decided Not to Decide

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 19-43, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-56
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 24 May 2023
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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Originalism, U.S. Constitution, Agenda-Setting, Article VII, Ambiguity, Original Public Meaning, Textualism, Ratification Debates

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Exorcising McCulloch: The Conflict-Ridden History of American Banking Nationalism and Dodd-Frank Preemption

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-45
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2012
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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Federalism, Preemption, Administrative Law, Banking, Legal History, Constitutional Law

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The Case for Educational Federalism: Protecting Educational Policy from the National Government's Diseconomies of Scale

Notre Dame Law Review, 2012, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-37
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2012
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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Federalism, Constitutional Law, Education

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Hydrofracking and Home Rule: Defending and Defining an Anti-Preemption Canon of Statutory Construction in New York

Albany Law Review, Vol. 77, 2014, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-14, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-28
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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Poverty, Residency, and Federalism: States' Duty of Impartiality Toward Newcomers

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Oct 1999
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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Federalism, Democracy, and Deep Disagreement: Decentralizing Baseline Disputes in the Law of Religious Liberty

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Aug 2017
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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Federalism, Free Exercise of Religion, Establishment Clause, Bill of Rights, Constitutional Law

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Suspect Spheres, Not Enumerated Powers: A Guide to Leaving the Lamppost

U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 667, Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-53
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2020
Richard Primus and Roderick M. Hills Jr.
University of Michigan Law School and New York University School of Law
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Federalism, Constitutional Law

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A Hidden Gift to Manufacturing

Regulation, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 30-35, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Apr 2010
Roderick M. Hills Jr. and David Schleicher
New York University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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Decentralizing Religious and Secular Accommodations

Institutionalizing Rights and Religion: Competing Supremacies (Leora F. Batnitzky & Hanoch Dagan eds.) (Cambridge University Press, 2017, Forthcoming), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-37
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2016
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law
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Federalism, Individual Rights, First Amendment, Establishment Clauuse, Free Exercise Clause

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Land Assembly Districts

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 121, No. 6, p. 1465, 2008, Columbia Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Michael Heller and Roderick M. Hills Jr.
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and New York University School of Law
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Preemption Doctrine in the Roberts Court: Constitutional Dual Federalism by Another Name?

BUSINESS AND THE ROBERTS COURT, Jonathan Adler, ed., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper no. 11-69
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2011
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law

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The Eleventh Amendment as Curb on Bureaucratic Power

Posted: 14 Jun 2001
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law

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The Political Economy of Cooperative Federalism: Why State Autonomy Makes Sense and "Dual Federalism" Doesn'T

In Michigan Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 4, 1997.
Posted: 20 Nov 1997
Roderick M. Hills Jr.
New York University School of Law

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