Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

December 24, 2014

Welds on Eminent Domain for Underwater Mortgages

By David Reiss

One of the great joys of being a professor is being able to brag about your students’ accomplishments.  Brooklyn Law School just posted this about Leanne Welds on our website: Leanne Welds ’14 has been awarded the 2014 Brown Award … Continue reading

December 12, 2014

Hockett on NYC Eminent Domain

By David Reiss

Bob Hockett has posted ‘We Don’t Follow, We Lead’: How New York City Will Save Mortgage Loans by Condemning Them to SSRN. The abstract reads, This brief invited essay lays out in summary form the eminent domain plan for securitized … Continue reading

June 27, 2014

Urban Reviewer: NYC’s Neighborhood Plans

By David Reiss

NYC land use geeks will want to check out the Urban Reviewer. From its website, The City of New York has adopted over 150 master plans for our neighborhoods. You can see which areas have been affected and what those … Continue reading

June 16, 2014

Reiss on History of Eminent Domain

By David Reiss

The Orlando Sentinel quoted me in History also Parts City, Church in Stadium Dispute  (sign in required). It reads in part, It’s been said that you can’t fight City Hall. Still, tiny Faith Deliverance Temple is gonna try. The city … Continue reading