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Using its Takings Litigation Handbook, CRC is conducting takings workshops
for local government attorneys around the country.
Recent and Upcoming Speaking Engagements

July 2005
Ohio Municipal League, Annual Meeting

June 2005
Georgia Municipal Association, Annual Meeting

April 2005
1. National Conference of State Legislatures, Spring Forum, Washington, D.C.
2. International Municipal Lawyers Ass'n, Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C.
3. Nation on Edge, Yale University, New Haven, CT

March 2005
1. International Economic Development Council, Economic Development Summit, Washington, D.C.
2. State Consumer Protection Laws, US PIRG, Washington, D.C.
3. National League of Cities, Congressional City Conference, Washington, D.C.
4. Open Society Policy Center, Watching Justice Distinguished Speaker Series, Washington, D.C.
5. Center for American Progress, How to Protect Environmental Protections?, Washington, D.C.

December 2004
National Conference of State Legislatures, Savannah, GA

November 2004
1. Alternative Grounds Conference, Clearwater, FL
2. William & Mary Marshall Wythe School of Law, Inaugural Property Rights Conference (honoring Prof. Frank Michelman)

October 2004
International Municipal Lawyers Ass'n Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX

February 2004
Oregon State Bar, Government Law Section Midyear CLE, Lincoln City, OR

October 2003
Georgetown Univ. Law Center CLE, New York, NY

April 2003
International Municipal Lawyers Ass'n Midyear Seminar, Washington, DC

March 2003
1. American Planning Association 94th National Conf., Denver CO
2. American Farmland Trust's National Conf., Pacific Grove CA

October 2002
1. Georgetown Univ. Law Center CLE, Berkeley CA
2. International Municipal Lawyers Ass'n Annual Conference, Denver CO

August 2002
ABA Appellate Judges Seminar, Stowe VT

July 2002
Philadelphia Law Department CLE

June 2002
Sensible Land Use Coalition (Minnesota), Luncheon Address

April 2002
American Planning Association 93rd National Conference, Chicago, Ill.

March 2002
Boston College Law School (addressed faculty and students at a symposium on recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings)

February 2002
1. Vermont Law School (Timothy J. Dowling addressed faculty, students, and local bar at a symposium and class on environmental law and property rights)
2. League of Minnesota Cities, 2002 City Attorneys Educational Conference and Annual Meeting, Bloomington, Minn., Timothy J. Dowling as Featured Speaker (3-hour presentation [Powerpoint version] on land-use law and property rights) (To view the presentation in PDF, click here.)

November 2001
The Federalist Society's 15th Annual National Lawyers Conventions, Washington, D.C.
(Doug Kendall spoke on the topic "Property Rights Protection: Judicial Activism or a Return to First Principles?"

August 2001
Florida Bar Association Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, Florida (Tim Dowling addressed more than 200 attorneys and elected officials) (Powerpoint version of presentation, or PDF version)

April 2001
Mid-Year Seminar of the International Municipal Lawyers Association, Washington, D.C. (CRC presented a paper on the takings provision recently added to the Oregon Constitution.)

March 2001
National Association of Counties Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (addressed elected officials on pending federal legislation)

February 2001
Association of Towns of the State of New York 68th Annual Meeting, New York City (addressed more than 300 attorneys)

November 2000
1. Conference on Litigating Constitutional Challenges to Government Regulation, San Francisco, California (sponsored by Georgetown University Law Center)
2. Institute on Planning, Zoning and Eminent Domain, San Francisco, California (sponsored by the American Bar Association and the Southwestern Legal Foundation)

Recent Workshops

August 2001
Workshop for New York Municipal Attorneys, Saratoga Springs, NY (sponsored by Albany Law School) (Powerpoint version of presentation, or PDF version)

May 2001
Workshop for County Officials, Cobb County, Georgia
(by invitation of the County Board of Supervisors)

February 2001
Workshop for Local Officials, Jamesburg, New Jersey
(sponsored by the New Jersey State League of Municipalities and the Institute of Municipal Attorneys). For an outline of the workshop, click here.








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