Kermit Lind

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Kermit Lind is a clinical law professor (retired) at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He is currently working with Judge Pianka in the Cleveland Housing Court.

The State of Vacant Property Registration

“Local Vacant Property Registration Ordinances in the U.S.: An Analysis of Growth, Regional Trends, and Some Key Characteristics,” by Dan Immergluck, Yun Sang Lee and Patrick Terranova. Working Paper, August […]


The People’s Court

Cleveland housing court Judge Raymond Pianka uses innovative legal tactics to achieve code compliance, but is it enough to stabilize neighborhoods?


Pianka’s Peers

While Judge Raymond Pianka’s methods are unusual, he is not alone in exploring these sorts of remedies. Pianka often appears at national conferences with judges Larry Potter of Memphis and […]