skip to Main Content
Click For Menu

Land Use Disputes: The State Versus Municipalities

  • July 1, 2020

In an important decision, the Rhode Island Supreme Court has set clear guidelines for approving and adjudicating disputes between the state and municipalities regarding the state’s obligation to comply with…

Tattoos And More!

  • August 27, 2019

If you think that Tattoos and Free Speech have nothing in common, then you are certainly not thinking like a land use lawyer. Witness the recent blog of Connecticut land…

Is that Right-of-Way Wrong?

  • March 12, 2019

The only certain answer to this question is that some people will say “yes” and others will say “no”, for the simple reason that disputes over rights-of-way are ubiquitous.  And…

Whose Beach Is It, Anyway? *

  • July 13, 2017

That is a question which will echo throughout Rhode Island’s coast this summer, as in years past. Disputes over beach rights and access to the shore are not confined to…

Mansions and Property Rights*

  • June 1, 2017

Our Rhode Island Supreme Court recently issued an important decision for property rights, even though property rights were never mentioned in the decision. The Court acted in a dispute between…

Stormy Weather

  • November 30, 2016

There’s a political storm brewing in Rhode Island and coastal residences and businesses could be at risk. At issue is the accuracy of new Federal Flood Maps for Rhode Island…

Back To Top