Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

December 7, 2018

Amazonian Rage in NYC

By David Reiss

Vice quoted me in Amazon Is Bringing in Elite Lobbyists Amid Seething Rage Over HQ2. It opens, Amazon might be too big to tax, but it’s not too big to freak out. As the company tries to erect a massive headquarters in … Continue reading

November 26, 2018

The Hunger Games: Amazon Edition

By David Reiss

The New York Law Journal published commentary of mine, The Hunger Games: Amazon Edition. It opens, Last week Amazon finally announced that New York and Northern Virginia would be the sites of its planned major expansion. While many are caught up … Continue reading

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August 7, 2018

Property Taken by Eminent Domain Unused

By David Reiss

I was interviewed by Mary Calvi on CBS New York in Man Wants Back Property NYC Took From His Family In 1967 (click here to watch the segment). The transcript of the segment reads, in part, There is a property battle … Continue reading

June 12, 2018

Court Limits NY Attorney General’s Reach

By David Reiss

Bloomberg quoted me in Credit Suisse Wins Narrowing of $11 Billion Suit, Martin Act. It opens, New York’s powerful anti-fraud weapon known as the Martin Act was crimped by the state’s highest court, which scaled back what was an $11 billion … Continue reading

February 9, 2018

Micro Apartments and The Housing Crisis

By David Reiss

The NYU Furman Center has posted 21st Century SROs: Can Small Housing Units Help Meet the Need for Affordable Housing in New York City? The policy brief opens, Throughout much of the last century, single-room occupancy (SRO) housing was a commonly … Continue reading

November 8, 2017

Regulatory Approaches to Airbnb

By David Reiss

Peter Coles et al. have posted Airbnb Usage Across New York City Neighborhoods: Geographic Patterns and Regulatory Implications to SSRN. Two of the co-authors are affiliated to Airbnb and the other three are affiliated to NYU. The paper states that “No … Continue reading

October 17, 2017

Evidence and Innovation in Housing

By David Reiss

Lee Anne Fennell and Benjamin Keys have posted the Introduction to their new book, Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy, to SSRN. It opens, No area of law and policy presents more important and pressing questions, or ones more … Continue reading