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October 2016


Michael Lewyn, The Roots of Expensive Zoning, 45 REAL EST. L.J. 256 (2016)
Michael Lewyn (the most recent of his regular blog posts on Market Urbanism), Joel Kotkin’s New Book Lays out His Sprawling Vision for America, MARKET URBANISM (Sept. 29, 2016)
Michael Lewyn, Are States Too Active or Not Active Enough? Yes., PLANETIZEN (Oct. 26, 2016)
Ilene Cooper, Substantive and Procedural Issues Impact Surrogates' Decisions, N.Y.L.J., Oct. 7, 2016
Dan Subotnik, The Place of Race in Air Traffic Control, AMERICAN THINKER (Oct. 30, 2016)
Sol Wachtler, Opinion, ‘Alt-Right’ Threat to Republicans, NEWSDAY, 10/31/16 at 25

Appointments & Honors:

Lynne Kramer, 2016 Super Lawyer in the area of Family Law, N.Y. Times Supp., October 1, 2016.
Harry Ballan, 2016 Super Lawyer, N.Y. Times Supp., October 1, 2016.

Media Appearances:

Richard Klein, interview, NEWS 12, Oct. 28 & 29, 2016 (analyzing the significance of the announcement of the FBI that there was to be a further examination of the emails of Hillary Clinton). 


Harold Abramson, panelist, Moving the Needle: Diversity and Inclusion in Dispute Resolution, E.D.N.Y. Mediation Settlement Day Luncheon & CLE, Touro Law Center, October 20, 2016.
Hal Abramson presenter, Fashioning an Effective Negotiation Style-After Identifying Your Own Conflict Style, Faculty Colloquium, Touro Law Center, October 19, 2016.
Harold Abramson, presenter, Settlement Is Not Just About “Splitting the Difference,” Joint Program Meeting of the ADR Committee and the Federal Courts Committee, Nassau County Bar Association, October 17, 2016.
Joan Foley, organizer and panel moderator, Moving the Needle: Diversity and Inclusion in Dispute Resolution, E.D.N.Y. Mediation Settlement Day Luncheon & CLE, Touro Law Center, October 20, 2016.
Samuel J. Levine, Comparison of Jewish Law and American Law, Congregation Kesher Israel, Washington, D.C., October 22, 2016.
Michael Lewyn, presenter, The Middle Class, Urban Schools, and Choice, The Modern Metropolis: Contemporary Legal Issues in Urban Communities, Belmont University College of Law, Nashville, Tennessee, October 7, 2016.


Deseriee A. Kennedy, Consumer Discrimination: The Limitations of Federal Civil Rights Protection, 66 MO. L. REV. 275 (2001), was cited in Jessica L. Roberts & Elizabeth Weeks Leonard, What Is (and Isn't) Healthism?, 50 GA. L. REV. 833 (2016).
Samuel J. Levine, Teaching Jewish Law in American Law Schools - Part II: An Annotated Syllabus, 2 Chi.-Kent J. Int'l & Comp. L. 1 (2002), was listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for: Judaism eJournal.
Samuel J. Levine, Recent Applications of the Supreme Court's Hands-Off Approach to Religious Doctrine: From Hosanna-Tabor and Holt to Hobby Lobby and Zubik, in LAW, RELIGION, AND HEALTH IN THE UNITED STATES (Holly Fernandez Lynch, I. Glenn Cohen, & Elizabeth Sepper, eds., 2017), Forthcoming was mentioned in blog, Rick Garnett, Levine on the "Hands-Off Approach to Religious Doctrine, PRAWFSBLAWG (Oct. 27, 2016).
Samuel J. Levine, Symposium: Bob Dylan and the Law: Foreword, 38 FORDHAM URB. L.J. 1267 (2011), was cited in blog, Christine Corcos, Roundup: Law and Humanities, CONCURRING OPINIONS (Oct. 13, 2016).
Samuel J. Levine, Halacha and Aggada: Translating Robert Cover's Nomos and Narrative, 1998 UTAH L. REV. 465 (1998), was cited in Michael D. Murray, Leaping Language and Cultural Barriers with Visual Legal Rhetoric, 49 U.S.F.L. REV. F. 61 (2015).
Samuel J. Levine, A Critique of Hobby Lobby and the Supreme Court's Hands-Off Approach to Religion, 91 NOTRE DAME L. REV. ONLINE 26 (2015), was cited in Michael A. Helfand, Identifying Substantial Burdens, 2016 U. ILL. L. REV. 1771 (2016).
Michael Lewyn, was mentioned in a blog, Sam Dumitriu, The Sunday Times' Bizarre Witch Hunt Against Airbnb, ADAM SMITH INSTITUTE (Oct. 13, 2016).
Michael Lewyn, Against the Neighborhood Veto, 44 Real Est. L.J. 82 (2015), was cited in Daniel R. Mandelker, Zoning Barriers to Manufactured Housing, 48 URB. LAW. 233 (2016).
Michael Lewyn, How Environmental Review Can Generate Car-Induced Pollution: A Case Study, 14 SUSTAINABLE DEV. L. & POL'Y 16 (2014), was cited in Allison C.C. Hoppe, State-Level Regulation as the Ideal Foundation for Action on Climate Change: A Localized Beginning to the Solution of a Global Problem, 101 CORNELL L. REV. 1627 (2016).
Meredith R. Miller, Designing a Solo and Small Practice Curriculum, 83 UMKC L. REV. 949 (2015), was cited in Hillary A. Wandler, Spreading Justice to Rural Montana: Expanding Local Legal Services in Underserved Rural Communities, 77 MONT. L. REV. 235 (2016).
Patricia E. Salkin & Amy Lavine, Understanding Community Benefits Agreements: Equitable Development, Social Justice and Other Considerations for Developers, Municipalities and Community Organizations, 26 UCLA J. ENVTL. L. & POL'Y 291 (2008), was cited in Michael Baram, A New Social Contract for Governing Industrial Risk in the Community, 56 JURIMETRICS J. 223 (2016).
Patricia E. Salkin, ANDERSON'S AMERICAN LAW OF ZONING (4th ed. 2007), was cited in Becky H. Diffen, Competitive Renewable Energy Zones: How the Texas Wind Industry Is Cracking the Chicken & Egg Problem, 46 ROCKY MOUNTAIN MIN. L. FOUND. J. 47 (2009).
Patricia E. Salkin, AMERICAN LAW OF ZONING (5th ed. 2015), was cited in Matthew J. McGowan, Location, Location, Mis-Location: How Local Land Use Restrictions Are Dulling Halfway Housing's Criminal Rehabilitation Potential, 48 URB. LAW. 329 (2016).
Patricia E. Salkin, The Quiet Revolution and Federalism: Into the Future, 45 J. MARSHALL L. REV. 253 (2012), was cited in A. Dan Tarlock & Deborah M. Chizewer, Living with Water in A Climate-Changed World: Will Federal Flood Policy Sink or Swim?, 46 ENVTL. L. 491 (2016).
Martin A. Schwartz, Potential Problems in Condominium Terminations, FLA. B.J. 49 (2014), was cited in Marlene Brito, Terminating a Condominium or Terminating Property Rights: A Distinction Without A Difference, 45 REAL EST. L.J. 200 (2016).
Martin A. Schwartz, The Preiser Puzzle: Continuing Frustrating Conflict Between the Civil Rights and Habeas Corpus Remedies for State Prisoners, 37 DEPAUL L. REV. 85 (1988), was cited in Seth Barrett Tillman, Ex Parte Merryman: Myth, History, and Scholarship, 224 MIL. L. REV. 481 (2016).
Thomas A. Schweitzer & Bruce Ledewitz, American Religious Demoracy: Coming to Terms with the End of Secular Politics, 23 TOURO L. REV. 561 (2007), was cited in Naomi Cahn & Amy Ziettlow, Religion and End-of-Life Decision-Making, 2016 U. ILL. L. REV. 1713 (2016).
Marjorie A. Silver, Commitment and Responsibility: Modeling and Teaching Professionalism Pervasively, 14 WIDENER L.J. 329 (2005), Jerome M. Organ, David B. Jaffe & Katherine M. Bender, Ph.D., Suffering in Silence: The Survey of Law Student Well-Being and the Reluctance of Law Students to Seek Help for Substance Use and Mental Health Concerns, 66 J. LEGAL EDUC. 116 (2016).
Theodore Silver, One Hundred Years of Harmful Error: The Historical Jurisprudence of Medical Malpractice, 1992 WIS. L. REV. 1196 (1992), was cited in Eric Lindenfeld, Moving Beyond the Quick Fix: Medical Malpractice Non-Economic Damage Caps A Poor Solution to the Growing Healthcare Crisis, 41 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 109 (2015).
Dan Subotnik, Hands Off: Sex, Feminism, Affirmative Consent, and the Law of Foreplay, 16 S. CAL. REV. L. & SOC. JUST. 249 (2007), was cited in Noah Hilgert, The Burden of Consent: Due Process and the Emerging Adoption of the Affirmative Consent Standard in Sexual Assault Laws, 58 ARIZ. L. REV. 867 (2016).
Dan Subotnik, A Law Review Editor and Faculty Author Learn to Speak Honestly, 32 TOURO L. REV. 441 (2016), was cited in a blog: Ian Ayres and Greg Klass, Solicitation Fraud: The Important Difference Between “Not Intending to” and “Intending Not to, BALKINIZATION (Oct. 5, 2016).