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The Boehl Distinguished Lecture Series in Land Use Policy,
established by the Boehl Chair in Property & Land Use endowment,
brings a nationally prominent land use scholar to the University of
Louisville Brandeis School of Law each semester. The purpose of this
lecture series is to expand and enrich land use education and thinking
at UofL. Attendees of the free presentation will hear directly about
cutting-edge research that may be appearing or soon-to-appear in a
publication venue.   This year's speaker is Alejandro Camacho, professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law.   The Boehl Lectures have been enormously enriching.  The past lectures include:Winter 2007: Tony Arnold (Louisville), inaugural lecture, "The People's Land: Justice Brandeis, Environmental Conservation, and Wisdom for Today's Land Use Challenges"Spring 2007: Linda Malone (William & Mary), "Think Globally, Act Locally: A Pivotal Transformation in the Global Warming Debate"Fall 2007: Eric Freyfogle (Illinois), "The Endless War: Private Land in Law and Culture"Spring 2008: Julian Juergensmeyer (Georgia State), "Infrastructure and the Law: The Evolution of Infrastructure Requirements"Summer 2008: Victor Flatt (then at Houston, now at North Carolina), "Act Locally, Affect Globally: Local Government's Role in Addressing Climate Change and Other Large-Scale Environmental Harms"Fall 2008: Vicki Been (NYU), "Silver Bullet or Trojan Horse? The Effects of Inclusionary Zoning on Local Housing Markets"Spring 2009: Timothy Beatley (U. Virginia School of Architecture), "Green Urbanism: Planning for Sustainable and Resilient Cities"Fall 2010: Michael Wolf (Florida), "Private Property and Public Protection: The Brandeisian Alternative"Spring 2010: Judith Welch Wegner (North Carolina), "Annexation, Urban Boundaries, and Land Use Dilemmas: Learning from the Past and Preparing for the Future"The Boehl Lecture Series has stimulated thinking about and interest in key land use issues, facilitated interdisciplinary collaboration, engaged our students, and developed relationships with lawyers, planners, officials, developers, environmentalists, and others in our community who care about land use issues.  It has had far more benefit—both in breadth and depth—than investing in any one person's particular research agenda or any single project. For more information about this event, please contact Margaret Bratcher at 502-852-1669 or by e-mail

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