The philosophy which guided the Supreme Court of Virginia in reviewing land use cases in the decade of the 1970's is exemplified by the Court's reasoning in Fairfax County v. Snell Corp.
Woodrow W. Turner Jr.,
Annual Survey of Virginia Law: Planning, Zoning and Subdivision Law,
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