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A Big Win for Trees and Tree Lovers

By Dianne Saxe, Ontario Environmental Lawyer Warmest congratulations to Clay Ruby for his latest public interest victory: preventing the destruction of a shared mature maple tree by one of the owners. Here is the decision in Hartley vs Cunningham , and the press release on this landmark tree ruling...

An Analysis of the Conflict in Chinese Property Law: Eminent Domain Powers versus Real Property Rights

This article, written by a partner at a Shanghai, China, law firm, covers eminent domain powers and real property rights in China. It discusses the public interest requirement in land-taking laws in China, the exercise of eminent domain powers in China, and the illegal taking of property rights and land...

Analysis of Conflicts Between Land Zoning Power and Land Development Right in China

This article, written by a partner at a Shanghai, China, law firm, covers the conflicts between land zoning power and land development rights in China. It discusses the structure and legal attributes of the land zoning power in China, whether development rights in China are public or private, the scope...