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Friday, October 20, 2006

Research Canons: Local Government Law

Our next subject matter for the research canons project is Local Government Law.  (See here for a discussion of the research canons project.)  Please comment on the books and articles that are essential to a new academic in the field.

Posted by Matt Bodie on October 20, 2006 at 10:09 AM in Research Canons | Permalink


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This is a fantastic project. Off the top of my head I would say:

Charles M. Tiebout, A Pure Theory of Local Expenditures, 64 J. Pol. & Econ. 416 (1956).
Gerald E. Frug, The City as a Legal Concept, 93 Harv. L. Rev. 1057 (1980)
Richard Briffault, Our Localism: Part I, 90 Colum. L. Rev. 1 (1990)
Richard Briffault, Our Localism: Part II, 90 Colum. L. Rev. 346 (1990)
William Fishel, The Homevoter Hypothesis (2001)

Posted by: EnvJust | Oct 20, 2006 6:19:54 PM

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