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Leslie Stein

Leslie Stein
Leslie Stein

Leslie Stein joined Pace Law School in 2011 as a Scholar in Residence.  Just prior to coming to Pace, Professor Stein was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School, where he worked closely with Professor Michael Gerrard.  Professor Stein has taught in England, Canada, and Australia, and served as a Judge in Australia in land use and environmental disputes for over ten years. 

Professor Stein is an LL.B. and LL.M. graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto, Canada).  He received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.  His expertise includes land use planning and climate change law as well as the governance of metropolitan strategies.  Professor Stein has served as Counsel for the development of metropolitan strategies for several cities.  His current research is on the effects of climate change on the legal system.

Books Effect of Climate Change on the Legal System (In Preparation)
  International Land Use Planning Law: Best Practice (forthcoming)
  Principles of Planning Law (2008) Oxford University Press
  Locus Standi (ed.) (1979) Law Book Co, Sydney
  Urban Legal Problems (1974) Law Book Co, Sydney
  Environmental Law (8 Volumes), Editor (with M. Hollick), 1982-84, Canberra: A.R.G.C.
Chapters "Comparative and International Urban Land Law and Policy" in T. Zartaloudis, The Edited Collection of Essays in Honour of Prof.Patrick McAuslan’s Work and Contribution (London: Routeledge, forthcoming).
  "Forms of Climate Change Adaptation" in S. Leckie, ed, in Land Solutions to Climate Displacement (London: Routeledge, forthcoming).
  "Domestic Law for Persons Displaced by Climate Change" Chapter 12 in Michael B. Gerrard & Gregory E. Wanner, Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate (Cambridge, England: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2013).
  "The Nature of Expropriation Law" in Compensation for Compulsory Purchase, A Comparative Study, J.F. Garner (ed) (1976) U.K. Committee on Comparative Law.
  "The Theoretical Basis of Standing to Sue" in Locus Standi, L.A. Stein (ed), Chap 1.
  "Locus Standi and Mandamus" in Locus Standi, L. A. Stein (ed), Chap 4.
Select Articles (over 30 pages) "Global Warming Inaction, Denial and Psyche" (2013) 88 Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture 23
  "The Legal and Economic Bases for Emissions Trading" (2010) 36 Monash University Law Review 52
  The Municipal Power to Zone" (1976) 49 Canadian Bar Review 534
  "Municipal Control over Assembly" (1978) Public Law 115
  "The Use of Space" Papers on Planning and Design, University of Toronto, 1976, No 9
  "Density Controls and the Use of Space"  (1982) 1 Urban Law and Policy 1
  "Building Permits and Mandamus" (1986) Canadian Bar Review 382
  "A Methodology for Computer Based Retrieval of Decisions" (1995) 56 Australian Law Journal 86
Novels Split, New York, Arcade Publishing (forthcoming 2014)
  The Journey of Adam Kadmon, New York, Arcade Publishing, 2001. Reprinted 2012.
Philosophical Works "Jung and Tantra" (2013) 90 Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture
  "Becoming Whole: Jung's Equation for Realizing God" (2012) Helios Press, New York
  "Rix Weaver: A Final Interview" (2001) 47 Harvest: Journal of Jungian Studies 81