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State & Local Law News

State & Local Law News

A quarterly newsletter distributed to members that provides current developments in the areas of election law, homeland security, and school violence.

The Urban Lawyer

The Urban Lawyer

A quarterly journal containing substantive articles about issues such as eminent domain, workplace violence, and arbitrage. Scholarly articles on all aspects of local government & urban affairs include land use, government operations, environment, public education, public transportation, ethics, and international law.

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Interact with Lawyers in Your Field

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Targeted Education

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Discussion Groups

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