» Kenneth A. Stahl
Professor, Director, Environmental Land Use and Real Estate Law Program

Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Kenneth A. Stahl
Office Location:
Kennedy Hall 409
(714) 628-2631
University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts
Yale University, Juris Doctor

Professor Stahl joined the Fowler School of Law in 2008. He is the director of Chapman's Environmental, Land Use, and Real Estate Law certificate program.  Before joining Chapman, Professor Stahl spent four years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York. Prior to that, he worked as a Trial Attorney for the United States Department of Justice, Office of Constitutional Torts, and as an Associate at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Arnold & Porter. Professor Stahl earned a B.A. with Highest Honors and Highest Distinction from the University of Michigan, and a J.D. from Yale Law School. At Yale, he served as a Notes Editor of the Yale Law Journal and an editor of the Yale Journal of Law and The Humanities. Professor Stahl has been named Professor of the Year at Fowler School of Law.

Courses Taught: Land Use Law, Real Property Law, Local Government Law

List of Scholarly Publications

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Local Government, One Person/One Vote, and the Jewish Question, 49 HARVARD CIVIL RIGHTS-CIVIL LIBERTIES LAW REVIEW 1 (2014). Selected for presentation at 2012 Harvard/Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum.
The Significance of Reliance in Land Use Law, 2013 BYU LAW REVIEW 949
Neighborhood Empowerment and the Future of the City, 161 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 939 (2013)
Mobility and Community in Urban Policy, THE URBAN LAWYER (forthcoming 2014)
The Artifice of Local Growth Politics: At-Large Elections, Ballot-Box Zoning, and Judicial Review, 94 MARQUETTE LAW REVIEW 1- 75 (2010)
The Suburb as a Legal Concept: The Problem of Organization and the Fate of Municipalities in American Law, 29 CARDOZO L. REV. 1193-1272 (2008).