In Land Use Control class, you learn about the public control of land use, primarily at the local and state levels.
Catherine LaCroix teaches courses including environmental law, land use law, and federal court jurisdiction at Case Western Reserve University Law School. She is a former partner in the environmental practice group at Hogan & Hartson, LLP, Washington, D.C. (now Hogan Lovells LLP), where she had a regulatory legal practice focusing on environmental health and safety regulation, including compliance counseling, legislative advocacy, consultation on environmental matters in real estate and other commercial transactions, appellate litigation, and administrative proceedings under a range of federal statutes. She clerked for the Hon. Stephen Breyer, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Prior to law school, she worked on the staffs of U.S. Senator John C. Culver and U.S. Senator Dick Clark in Washington, D.C. She is a graduate of Harvard College (cum laude) and the University of Michigan Law School (magna cum laude).
Andy Dorchak coordinates the services of the reference department team, which helps patrons use the library’s resources more effectively and efficiently. Reference librarians offer personalized assistance to law faculty and students in the form of liaison relationships or personalized research consultations. He also specializes in foreign and international legal research and support of the Journal of International Law and Canada-United States Law Journal.