Announcing New LSN State & Local Government Sponsored Subject Matter eJournal
We are pleased to announce a new Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) Sponsored Subject Matter eJournal - State & Local Government eJournal, sponsored by Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, and the Fordham Urban Law Center.
STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT eJOURNAL
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Editors: Nestor M. Davidson, Professor and Director, Urban Law Center, Fordham University School of Law, and Patricia E. Salkin, Dean and Professor of Law, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Sponsors: Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center: Touro Law Center (http://www.tourolaw.edu) is an innovative law school located in Central Islip, NY that is dedicated to producing profession-ready graduates and to promoting social justice. It's rich state and local government offerings include: a disaster relief clinic and an institute on land use and sustainable development law that complement courses, externships and symposia. Touro Law faculty currently edit the Municipal Lawyer, a quarterly publication of the NYSBA Municipal Law Section. Fordham Urban Law Center: The Fordham Urban Law Center (http://law.fordham.edu/urbanlawcenter.htm) focuses on the many intersections between our legal system and contemporary urbanism. The Center conducts research into questions of urban law, convenes experts across a number of domains, and seeks to link scholarship to policy on the most pressing issues facing America's metropolitan areas.
Description: This eJournal includes working and accepted paper abstracts that examine urban, state, and local government law and policy. States and local governments have primary responsibility for much of the basic infrastructure of the law - from property, torts, and contracts to the foundations of criminal law - and provide the public services that are of most immediate importance to everyday life. This eJournal encourages submissions from scholars engaged in researching every aspect of the work of state and local governments, including papers also published in related topic-specific eJournals. It is the goal of this eJournal to foster dialogue about state and local government law, both within the legal academy and across cognate disciplines.
The members of the State & Local Government eJournal Advisory Board are:
Michelle Wilde Anderson
Assistant Professor of Law; Executive Committee, Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice at Berkeley Law School
Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor of Legislation, Columbia Law School
Julie M. Cheslik
Associate Professor of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law
Lee Anne Fennell
Max Pam Professor of Law and Herbert and Marjorie Fried Research Scholar, University of Chicago Law School
Clayton P. Gillette
Max E. Greenberg Professor of Contract Law, New York University School of Law
John R. Nolon
Professor of Law, Counsel and Faculty Liaison, Land Use Law Center, Pace University School of Law
Associate Professor of Law, Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Perre Bowen Professor of Law, Barron F. Black Research Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
Associate Professor, Director, Environmental Land Use and Real Estate Law Program, Chapman University Dale Fowler School of Law
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