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Exacted Conservation Easements: Emerging Concerns with Enforcement
(Probate & Property, 2012)
Enforceability of exacted conservation easements is uncertain. Legislators, activists, and academics did not contemplate the proliferation of exacted conservation easements when enacting, advocating for, and writing about ...
The Enforceability of Exacted Conservation Easements
(Vermont Law Review, 2011)
The use of exacted conservation easements is widespread. Yet, the study of the implications of their use has been minimal. Conservation easements are nonpossessory interests in land restricting a landowner’s ability to use ...
Conservation Easements at the Climate Change Crossroads
(Law & Contemporary Problems, 2011)
The essence of a conservation easement as a static perpetual restriction is coming to a head with the understanding that the world is a changing place. This demonstration is nowhere more dramatic than in the context of ...
Neoliberal Land Conservation and Social Justice
(IUCN Academy of Environmental Law eJournal, 2012)
Private land conservation programs in North America tend to convey the greatest benefits to those who are already relatively well off in terms of land, wealth, and quality of life. For example, conservation easements — the ...
In their Own Words
On behalf of the faculty of the University at Buffalo Law School, The State University of New York, Dean Makau Mutua is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new faculty members.We introduce them to you with brief ...
Use of Conservation Easements by Local Governments
(American Bar Association, 2012)
This chapter (which is in the Greening Local Government book published by ABA Publishing and edited by Patty Salkin and Keith Hirokawa) briefly introduces conservation easements, explains how local governments can use them, ...