POLICY, PLANNING, AND THE COURTS

THE ROLE OF COURTS IN DEFINING, REFINING, AND CONFINING PLANNING LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY IS EXPLORED IN THIS REVIEW OF RECENT CASES. AMONG THE IMPORTANT CONCEPTS DISCUSSED ARE GRANTING CITIZENS "STANDING" TO BRING SUIT AGAINST PUBLIC AGENCIES, THE USE OF REFERENDA AS A FORM OF MAJORITY TYRANNY IN HOUSING DISCRIMINATION CASES, THE EMBODIMENT OF RACIST OBJECTIVES IN LOCAL ORDINANCES, THE PRACTICE OF CONDITIONAL OR "CONTRACT" ZONING, AND THE CLARIFICATION OF TENANTS' RIGHTS IN PUBLIC HOUSING DISPUTES. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 37, No 3, PP 174-191, 75 REF
  • Authors:
    • Plager, S J
  • Publication Date: 1971-5

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  • Accession Number: 00239365
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 1 1971 12:00AM