Land use litigation lawyers Ted Carey, John Peloso, and Karla Chaffee presented an update on the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) for Touro Law’s Institute for Land Use and Sustainable Development Law on September 23, 2016. The presenters offered techniques for local governments to use in avoiding, mitigating, and defending against RLUIPA claims. They also discussed basic claims that can be brought under RLUIPA, the current state of religious land use litigation, and the courts’ varying interpretation and treatment of RLUIPA across the country, particularly in the Second Circuit. The session was the first Bagels of the Boards CLE program for Touro Law’s 2016–17 academic year.  A copy of the presentation is available here.

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