Alan Weinstein

Professor Alan Weinstein holds a joint faculty appointment at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. Prior to his appointment at Cleveland State, he taught at the University of Wisconsin School of Architecture & Urban Planning, the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center at Touro College, and Wayne State University Law School. Professor Weinstein is a nationally-recognized expert on planning law who has extensive practice and research experience with land use regulation and development. He is the author of more than seventy-five journal articles and is co-author, with Brian Blaesser, Esq., of Federal Land Use Law & Litigation, a one-volume treatise published annually by Thomson Reuters.

Courses taught by Alan Weinstein

Complying With Federal Law in Regulating Telecommunications

Telecommunication technologies and facilities are subject to federal law and intersect with land use regulation and development. This course examines the requirements for such technologies as radio antennas, satellite receiving dishes, cellular towers, and 5G DAS wireless networks to comply with federal laws and regulations.

67 Mins

Federal and State Religious Land Use Statutes

This course will explain what local governments need to do—and to avoid—when enacting and applying land use regulations that affect religious land uses to comply with the federal Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).

61 Mins

Local Regulation of Marijuana Businesses

This course examines the role of local regulation in states that have legalized marijuana. Learn about marijuana components and products, federal and state laws, zoning, and social equity issues.

56 Mins