Category Archives: Tort Law

Licenses & easements.

When we left Novella yesterday, she had just spoken with the owner of the large lot on which she had dug and planted a garden, without his permission. The man saw her work on his property and told her: “Garden … Continue reading

Posted in Common Law, Easement, License, Property Law, Tort Law, Trespass, Urban Agriculture Law Project, Vacant Lots |

Guerrilla Gardening & Trespass

You may have heard of Novella Carpenter, an urban farmer with a small city lot in a particularly gritty part of Oakland, California. She wrote a great book called Farm City: the Education of an Urban Farmer, which is a … Continue reading

Posted in Common Law, Guerrilla Gardening, Property Law, Tort Law, Trespass, Vacant Lots |

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How could anyone, when informed about what CLC does, not support it financially? We are helping to build the economic strength of low-income communities that lack the financial resources to pay for private legal representation. CLC makes an important and unique contribution to the region as it demonstrates its expertise and effectiveness in using the law to overcome or mitigate many of the social, economic, and environmental problems that plague low-income neighborhoods.

Joanne Nathans, Community Law Center Board Member