Tag Archives: Aesthetic

When CEQA Gets Ugly: Third District Holds Lay Public Opinion Supports Fair Argument That Project May Have Significant Aesthetic Effect Requiring EIR

In a published opinion filed December 17, 2018, the Third District Court of Appeal affirmed a judgment granting a writ setting aside El Dorado County‚Äôs approval of, and related Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for, construction of a Dollar General Store … Continue reading

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Brian Soucek on Aesthetic Judgment in Law

As noted in my last post, one of the most quoted lines in copyright law is from Justice Holmes's 1903 opinion in Bleistein: "It would be a dangerous undertaking for persons trained only to the law to constitute themselves final … Continue reading

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Kerr on Aesthetic Play and Bad Intent @GeorgetownLaw

Andrew Jensen Kerr, Georgetown University Law Center, is publishing Aesthetic Play and Bad Intent in Minneosta Law Review Headnotes (2018) (forthcoming). Here is the abstract. Threatening words or images are assumed by American courts to be non-art. But this threshold … Continue reading

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