Michael Lewyn

Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Associate Professor

225 Eastview Drive

Central Islip, NY 11722

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (56)

1.

How Overregulation Creates Sprawl (Even in a City Without Zoning)

Wayne Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 1171, 2005, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 170
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Oct 2005
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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How City Hall Causes Sprawl: A Case Study

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 30, p. 189, 2003, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 165, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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K11, K32, R11, R14, R23, R40, R52, R58

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New Urbanist Zoning for Dummies

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 183
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Jan 2006
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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Sprawl, Growth Boundaries and the Rehnquist Court

Utah Law Review, Vol. 1, 2002, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 166, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 166
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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K11, K32, R11, R14, R23, R40, R52, R58

5.

Teaching Law Students About Sprawl

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jan 2006
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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6.

Sprawl in Europe and America

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Aug 2008
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 461 (117,310)
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sprawl, europe, transit, cities

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Suburban Sprawl, Jewish Law, and Jewish Values

Southeastern Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2004, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 164, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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Two Cheers for Instant Runoff Voting

6 Phoenix L. Rev. 117 (2012), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 14-16
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2014
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 341 (165,067)
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instant runoff voting, elections

9.

Campaign of Sabotage: Big Government's War Against Public Transportation

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 26, p. 259, 2001, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 167, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 167
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Oct 2005
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 244 (232,878)

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Sprawl in Canada and the United States

Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 14-6
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2014
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 238 (238,699)
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Sprawl, Zoning, Density, Parking

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What Would Coase Do? (About Parking Regulation)

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jun 2010
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 237 (239,683)
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Suburban Sprawl: Not Just an Environmental Issue

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 301, 2000, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 175
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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How Real Is Gentrification?

43 Real Est. L.J. 344 (Winter 2014), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 15-35
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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land use, gentrification, housing, cities, urban planning

14.

How to Make America Walkable

42 Real Est. L.J. 512 (Spring 2014), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 15-17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 218 (259,419)

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land use, urban planning. walkable, walkability, sprawl, Jeff Speck, parking

15.

Why Pedestrian-Friendly Street Design is Not Negligent

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 208 (271,009)
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pedestrian, street, immunity, aashto, green book, sprawl

16.

Five Myths About Sprawl

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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sprawl, bruegmann

17.

Deny, Deny, Deny

44 Real Est. L.J. 558 (Spring 2016), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-28
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 186 (299,849)

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housing, cities, prices, supply, demand

18.

Against the Neighborhood Veto

44 Real Est. L.J. 82 (2015), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-43
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Oct 2015
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 154 (353,029)

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nimby, zoning, neighborhood, rezoning, development, land use

19.

A You Can Have It All: Less Sprawl and Property Rights Too

Temple Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2013
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 147 (366,653)

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sprawl, libertarians, property rights, smart growth

20.

Zoning and Land Use Planning: Plans are Not Enough

42 Real Estate L.J. 240 (2013), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 14-37
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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sprawl, comprehensive, planning

How Often Do Cities Mandate Smart Growth or Green Building?

43 Real Est. L.J. 211 (Fall 2014), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 15-24
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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land use, zoning, gentrification, smart growth, green building, urban planning, walkability, sprawl, parking, density, cities

How Often Do Cities Mandate Smart Growth or Green Building?

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Michael Lewyn and Kristoffer (Kip) Jackson
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and Government of the United States of America - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
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22.

Twenty-First Century Planning and the Constitution

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 651, Spring 2003, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 168, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 168
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Oct 2005
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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How Government Regulation Forces Americans into Their Cars: A Case Study

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 116 (439,888)

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jacksonville, florida, sprawl, zoning, street design, transit

24.

No Parking Anytime: The Legality and Wisdom of Maximum Parking and Minimum Density Requirements

54 Washburn L.J. 285 (2015), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-07, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-04
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2016
Michael Lewyn and Judd Rosenman
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Downloads 113 (448,660)

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density, parking, sprawl, smart growth, zoning, land use, urban planning

25.

How Suburbia Happened in Toronto

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Apr 2010
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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sprawl, sewell, Toronto, highway

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Thou Shalt Not Put a Stumbling Block Before the Blind: The Americans with Disabilities Act and Public Transit for the Disabled

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 52, p. 1037, July 2001, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Jan 2006
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 104 (476,566)
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disabilities law, transportation

27.

The (Somewhat) False Hope of Comprehensive Planning

37 U. Haw. L. Rev. 39 (2015), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 15-40
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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comprehensive, planning, smart growth, sprawl

28.

Land Use Regulation: It Just Gets Worse

2 U. Balt. J. Land & Dev. 1 (2012), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2014
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 99 (492,772)

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zoning, land use, planning, street, urbanism

29.

Character Counts: The 'Character of the Government Action' in Regulatory Takings Actions

40 Seton Hall L. Rev. 597 (2010), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Oct 2014
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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Lingle, takings, land use, government action

30.

Is an Apartment a Nuisance?

43 Real Est. L.J. 509 (2015), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-19, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-02
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2016
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 83 (550,640)

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nuisance, multifamily, nimby, apartment, zoning, land use

31.

Learning from Detroit

28 Mun. Law. 29 (Spring 2014), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Nov 2014
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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Detroit, agriculture, education, revitalization, zoning, urban reform

32.

How to Make Suburbia Less Sprawling

45 Real Est. L.J. 558 115 (Summer 2016) , Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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Land Use Law, Place and Environment, Urban Studies, Planning, Suburban Sprawl, Smart Growth, Walkability

33.

How Environmental Review Can Generate Car-Induced Pollution: A Case Study

14 Sustainable Dev. L. & Pol'y 16 (Winter 2014), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 15-08
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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SEQRA, development, pollution, environmental impact statement, environmental review, NEPA

34.

Yes to Infill, No to Nuisance

42 Fordham Urb. L.J. 841 (2015), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-04, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-42
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2016
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 68 (616,052)

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nuisance, housing, infill, sprawl, development, urban planning, land use

35.

Does the Threat of Gentrification Justify Restrictive Zoning?

46 Real Est. L.J. 447 (2017)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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zoning,gentrification,displacement

36.

When Scalia Wasn't Such an Originalist

32 Touro L. Rev. 747 (2016), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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Originalism, Scalia, Constitution, Supreme Court, Takings Clause, Fifth Amendment

37.

The Law of Sprawl: A Road Map

25 Quinnipiac L. Rev. 147 (2006), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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sprawl, teaching, legal education, law school curriculum, land use

38.

Suburban Sprawl: Weaker But Still Alive

43 Real Est. L.J. 64 (2014), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Nov 2014
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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suburbia, zoning, suburban sprawl, automobile dependence, cities

39.

Alternative Learning Formats in a Land Use Seminar

2 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. On-Line Companion 129 (2011), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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teaching, land use, law school, sprawl

40.

Why (and How) Conservatives Should Support Smart Growth

42 Real Est. L.J. 388 (Winter 2013), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 14-46
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 06 May 2015
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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sprawl, smart growth, conservatives

41.

SEQRA and Infill

27 Mun. Law. 16 (2013), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 14-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2014
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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SEQRA, infill, environmental, impact statement, review

42.

Planners Gone Wild: The Overregulation of Parking

33 William Mitchell L. Rev. 613 (2007), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Michael Lewyn and Shane Cralle
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and George Washington University - Law School
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parking, sprawl, overregulation, regulation, land use

43.

American Dreams, American Realities

44 Real Est. L.J. 292 (2015), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2016
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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housing, American dream, zoning, sprawl, single use, land use

44.

The Middle Class, Urban Schools, and Choice

4 Belmont Law Review 85 (2017), Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2017-17
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 May 2017
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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Urban public schools

45.

Downtown Condos For The Rich: Not All Bad

New Mexico Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 400, 2021
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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housing, rent ,luxury, land costs, zoning, supertall

46.

Bringing Judaism Downtown: A Smart Growth Policy for Orthodox Jews

University of Baltimore Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 37, 2021
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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haredim, ultra-orthodox, orthodox, jews, smart growth, density, zoning, housing

47.

Attacking Smart Growth

Touro Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 769, 2017
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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Kotkin, sprawl, smart growth

48.

In Defense of the American Community Survey

Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 109, 2019
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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american community survey,acs,census

49.

The Case Against The Case for Zoning

Georgetown Environmental Law Review (GELR), Vol. 35, No. 2, 2023
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Mar 2024
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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zoning, infrastructure, land use, community character

50.

Pedestrians Under Attack

Real Estate Law Journal 2021
Posted: 08 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

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walking, pedestrian, suv, death, injury, automobiles, light truck

51.

A Euclid Dissent

Real Estate Law Journal, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

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apartment, zoning, housing, euclid, office, retail, store, exclusionary

52.

Are Wide Streets Negligent?

48 Real Est. L.J. 64 (2019)
Posted: 08 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

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traffic calming, pedestrians, automobiles, speeding, Turturro, New York

53.

Do You Believe in Ghost Apartments?

48 Real Estate L.J. 234 (2019)
Posted: 08 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

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supertall, ghost apartments, housing, affordable housing

54.

The Rise of Market Urbanism

Probate & Property, July/August 2018
Posted: 08 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

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market, urbanism, sprawl

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The Law of the Eruv

Real Estate Law Journal 2020
Posted: 08 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

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eruv, establishment, free exercise, zoning, RLUIPA, first amendment, religion

56.

Two Arguments Against Home-Sharing

45 Real Est. L.J. 432 (2016)
Posted: 07 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

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airbnb, home-sharing, nimby, housing supply, rental

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 422
1.

Five Myths About Sprawl

Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2022
Michael Lewyn
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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Bruegmann, sprawl, spatial mismatch, social justice, pedestrian, automobile, cities, urban, suburban

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Planners Gone Wild: The Overregulation of Parking

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 33, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2010
Michael Lewyn and Shane Cralle
Touro University - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and George Washington University - Law School
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sprawl, cities, parking, pedestrians, automobiles, urban, infill