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Malpractice and Environmental Law: Should Environmental Law "Specialists" Be Worried?
(Houston Law Review, 1996)
This article examines the field of environmental law as a potential minefield for malpractice claims given its complex and dynamic nature. The article outlines principles for malpractice law applied to environmental law, ...
Prescribing the Right Dose of Peer Review for the Endangered Species Act
(Nebraska Law Review, 2004)
....what I examine here is whether scientific-style peer review, depending on how it is dosed out, could be counterproductive for environmental law.The use of peer review as a component of regulatory procedure has not ...
Making Nuisance Ecological
(Case Western Reserve Law Review, 2008)
Common law nuisance doctrine has the reputation of having provided much of the strength and content of environmental law prior to the rise of federal statutory regimes in the 1970s, but since then has taken a back seat to ...
Climbing Mount Mitigation: A Proposal for Legislative Suspension of Climate Change "Mitigation Litigation"
(Journal of Energy, Climate, and the Environment, 2010)
This Article has been in press for several months without opportunity for updating, and thus does not reflect EPA’s Clean Air Act rule promulgations and several other relevant events. Nevertheless, the basic thrust of the ...
Harmonizing Commercial Wind Power and the Endangered Species Act Through Administrative Reform
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2012)
This Article explores the intersection of utility-scale wind power development and the Endangered Species Act, which thus far has not been as happy a union as one might expect. Part I provides background on how the ESA and ...
Farms and Ecosystem Services
Second in my series of articles on farming and environmental policy, this article examines farmland stewardship rhetoric in light of the reality of extensive agricultural exemptions from environmental regulation.
General Design Principles for Resilience and Adaptive Capacity in Legal Systems--With Applications to Climate Change Adaptation
(North Carolina Law Review, 2011)
No force has put more pressure on the legal system than is likely to be exerted as climate change begins to disrupt the settled expectations of humans. Demands on the legal system will be intense and long-term, but is the ...
The Endangered Species Act's Fall from Grace in the Supreme Court
(Harvard Environmental Law Review, 2012)
Thirty-five years ago, the Endangered Species Act ("ESA") had as auspicious a debut in the U.S. Supreme Court as any statute could hope for. In Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill, a majority of the Court proclaimed that ...
Ecosystem Services and the Clean Water Act: Strategies for Fitting New Science into Old Law
(Environmental Law, 2010)
This Article explores the administrative reform potential that exists for integrating new knowledge about ecosystem services into Clean Water Act (CWA) regulatory programs as an example for all environmental laws. Part II ...
Climate Change Adaptation and the Structural Transformation of Environmental Law
(Environmental Law, 2010)
The path of environmental law has come to a cliff called climate change, and there is no turning around. As climate change policy dialogue emerged in the 1990s, however, the perceived urgency of attention to mitigation ...