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WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2013

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

The U.S. Supreme Court ended its term with a decision that will change planning and regulation — but by how much, and will the change be for better or worse? Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District is the most important planning law case in nearly a decade, and already there is widespread disagreement about what it means.

A diverse panel of land use lawyers will examine this ruling and its impact on exactions, property rights, and governmental actions in the context of the landmark cases before it.  You — planner, property owner, developer, advocate or neighbor — will take away practical advice on how to comply with the Court’s mandate and make it work to your benefit.


Dwight Merriam, FAICP
Robinson & Cole, LLP
Hartford, Connecticut

Robert H. Thomas
Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert

David L. Callies, FAICP
Professor of Law
University of Hawaii School of Law

Carol N. Brown
Professor of Law
University of Richmond School of Law
Richmond, Virginia

John M. Baker
Greene Espell, PLLP

Julie A. Tappendorf
Ancel, Glink, Diamond et al.

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790 South 100 East
Bountiful, Utah 84010

Judi Pickell

UT APA Chapter Administrator

PO BOX 1264

American Fork, UT 84003



The University of Utah’s Department of City and Metropolitan Planning, in the College of Architecture and Planning, is offering free or low cost open space workshops for communities in Northern Utah.  Contact Sumner Swaner at or 801-712-3120 to set up one for your community!

Free Workshops

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