February 26 - Preemption
Home Rule for the 21st Century
*FREE LIVE FOR IMLA MEMBERS! CLE available to Kitchen Sink Subscribers and in some cases to others but fees may apply.
In January, the National League of Cities is publishing Principles of Home Rule for the Twenty-First Century, a new vision for local government legal authority and relationship to states. This legal framework, which include a model constitutional home rule article and commentary, is the first comprehensive effort since 1953 to re-image home rule, and is intended to serve as the foundation for meaningful law reform within the states. This webinar will describe the origins of this model constitutional article in light of the history of home rule reform; explain the substance and details of the new approach to home rule; and explore possibilities for change moving forward.
Speaker: Nestor Davidson
Nestor M. Davidson holds the Albert A. Walsh Chair in Real Estate, Land Use and Property Law at Fordham Law School, where he serves as the faculty director of the Urban Law Center. Professor Davidson has published widely in the fields of state and local government law, property, and affordable housing law and policy. Professor Davidson practiced with the firm of Latham and Watkins, focusing on commercial real estate and affordable housing, and served as Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Professor Davidson earned his AB from Harvard College and his JD from Columbia Law School.