The legal issues facing city government change rapidly in the United States, and Cases and Materials on Local Government Law, Fourth Edition updates material throughout the book to reflect the most recent changes. Many new cases (and a number of new articles and book excerpts) have replaced older ones. In particular, the authors have substantially revised the materials on federal-city relations, on finance, and on school vouchers. Also included are completely new materials on community economic development, black suburbanization, and the property rights movements? attempt to overturn efforts to control suburban sprawl.