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Michael Lewyn is an associate professor at Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, in Long Island.
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Michael Lewyn is an associate professor at Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, in Long Island. His scholarship can be found at http://works.bepress.com/lewyn

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A month or two ago, COVID-19 was primarily a Northeastern problem. Is that still the case?
Michael Lewyn
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May 11, 2020, 7am PDT
Even some defenders of urbanism fear buildings that are tall enough for elevators. This fear does not seem to be supported by New York infection data.
Michael Lewyn
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April 28, 2020, 12pm PDT
As in metropolitan New York, big, dense cities don't always suffer from coronavirus to a greater extent than their car-oriented suburbs.
Michael Lewyn
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April 14, 2020, 12pm PDT
Only 7 percent of U.S. residents live in the nation's largest metropolitan area (New York). Has that made coronavirus less deadly?
Michael Lewyn
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April 6, 2020, 6am PDT
Is government too efficient to protect us from epidemics?
Michael Lewyn
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March 30, 2020, 7am PDT
The Fair Housing Act (FHA) imposes liability upon landlords and governments whose policies have a discriminatory effect against racial minorities. However, the courts have interpreted this doctrine narrowly.
Michael Lewyn
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March 16, 2020, 12pm PDT

In "A History of Street Networks," Lawrence Aurbach discusses the intellectual movements driving the growth of suburban-style street design.

Michael Lewyn
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February 24, 2020, 5am PST
Opponents of dollar stores argue that dollar stores are the mortal enemy of grocery stores. Is this really true?
Michael Lewyn
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February 10, 2020, 6am PST
Is the existence of vacant apartments an excuse not to build new housing?
Michael Lewyn
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January 15, 2020, 10am PST
Some urbanism commentators suggest that gentrification is the result of a "rent gap" between actual and potential rent. How should this theory affect zoning policy?
Michael Lewyn