Mr. Kenneth A. Stahl
Associate Professor, Director, Environmental Land Use and Real Estate Law Program
- (714) 628-2631
- University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts
Yale University, Juris Doctor
Professor Stahl joined the Chapman University 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 Chapman Law School.
Courses Taught: Land Use Law, Real Property Law, Local Government Law
- Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Neighborhood Empowerment and the Future of the City, 161 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 939 (2013)
Local Government, One Person/One Vote, and the Jewish Question, HARVARD CIVIL RIGHTS-CIVIL LIBERTIES LAW REVIEW (forthcoming 2013). Selected for presentation at 2012 Harvard/Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum.
The Significance of Reliance in Land Use Law, BYU LAW REVIEW (forthcoming 2013)
How the Occupy Movement Changed Urban Government, Blog Post, The Atlantic Cities Blog, Feb. 6, 2012, http://www.theatlanticcities.com/politics/2012/02/how-occupy-movement-changed-urban-government/1130/
Numerous Blog posts on Land Use Prof Blog, e.g., http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/2012/07/the-politics-of-chick-fil-a-bans.html; http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/2012/04/food-trucks.html; http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/2012/04/the-descendants-and-the-rule-against-perpetuities-hooray-for-aristocracy.html; http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/2011/12/its-tko-for-tif-in-ca-or-its-the-end-of-redevelopment-as-we-know-it-and-i-feel-fine-unless-im-a-city.html; http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/2012/03/while-visiting-new-york-city-recently-for-the-association-of-american-geographers-annual-meeting-i-took-in-a-great-exhibit-a.html; http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/2012/08/anaheim-police-shooting-and-at-large-elections-is-there-a-link.html
NFL Tackles CEQA for a Loss, Op-Ed, Los Angeles Daily Journal, Sept. 20,2011
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).