George Lefcoe

University of Southern California Law School

Florine & Ervin Yoder Professor of Real Estate Law

699 Exposition Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Mortgage Prepayment by Defeasance

USC Law School, Olin Working Paper No. 99-13
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Sep 1999
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 388 (59,651)

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2.

The Regulation of Superstores: The Legality of Zoning Ordinances Emerging from the Skirmishes between Wal-Mart and the United Food and Commercial Workers Union

USC Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-12; and USC Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Apr 2005
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 334 (66,859)
Citation 1

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3.

Competing for the Next Hundred Million Americans: The Uses and Abuses of Tax Increment Financing

Urban Lawyer, Vol. 43, p. 427, 2011, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C10-14, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 224 (92,585)

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4.

Redevelopment Takings after Kelo: What's Blight Got to Do with it?

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C08-5, Southern California Review of Law & Social Justice, Vol. 17, No. 3, 2008, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 08-5
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2013
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 184 (130,299)
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5.

Book Review: Jeff Benedict's 'Little Pink House:' The Back Story of the Kelo Case

USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 9-32, Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 3, p. 925, 2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2010
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 160 (146,232)

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6.

Redevelopment in California: Its Abrupt Termination and a Texas-Inspired Proposal for a Fresh Start

USC Law and Economics Research Papers Series No. C12-7, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 12-11
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 146 (159,163)

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California, redevelopment agencies, RDA, Matosantos, tax increment financing, TIF, Proposition 22, Texas

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After Kelo, Curbing Opportunistic TIF-Driven Economic Development: Forgoing Ineffectual Blight Tests; Empowering Property Owners and School Districts

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 83, p. 1, 2008, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 09-38
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Sep 2009
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
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8.

Redevelopment in California: The Demise of TIF-Funded Redevelopment in California and Its Aftermath

National Tax Journal, Vol. 67, September 2014, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2014
George Lefcoe and Charles W. Swenson
University of Southern California Law School and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 116 (137,583)

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tax increment financing, redevelopment areas, property taxes

9.

Should We Ban or Welcome 'Spec' Home Buyers?

University of Southern California Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-33, Journal of Legislation, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2010
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 99 (215,495)
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10.

CEQA Analysis of Development Displaced by Rejected Projects

Ecology Law Quarterly, November 2006, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 06-15, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C06-9
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 62 (282,004)

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11.

Property Condition Disclosure Forms: How the Real Estate Industry Eased the Transition from Caveat Emptor to 'Seller Tell All'

USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 04-9
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 May 2004 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2014
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 42 (216,992)
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12.

How Buyers and Sellers of Development Land Deal with Regulatory Risk

USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 97-19
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Feb 1998 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2014
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 13 (464,725)

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13.

Finding the Blight That's Right for California Redevelopment Law

USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 01-4
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 May 2001 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2014
George Lefcoe
University of Southern California Law School
Downloads 12 (303,314)
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