Environmental Law


Comparative Environmental Constitutionalism (with Erin Daly), Jindal Global Law Review (2015)

As more and more countries around the globe are amending their constitutions to recognises environmental...



Robinson Township v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Examination and Implications (with John C. Dernbach and Kenneth T. Kristl), Rutgers Law Review (2015)

In Robinson Township v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held unconstitutional major parts...



Can Shale Gas Help Accelerate the Transition to Sustainability? (with John C. Dernbach), Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development -- forthcoming (2014)

The sudden and unexpected development of shale gas has the potential to accelerate or hinder...

Global Environmental Constitutionalism (with Erin Daly), Erin Daly (2014)


Ten Good Practices in Environmental Constitutionalism: Structure, Text and Justiciability (with Erin Daly), Environmental Law at Widener Law Delaware White Paper (2014)

Environmental constitutionalism is a relatively recent phenomenon at the confluence of constitutional law, international law,...




Fashioning Procedural and Substantive Due Process Arguments in Toxic and Other Tort Actions Involving Punitive Damages After Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co. v. Haslip, Environmental Law (1992)

This article predicted that one of the most important issues in future tort litigation would...


Constitutional Law


Robinson Township: A Model for Environmental Constitutionalism, Widener Law Review -- forthcoming (2014)

In Robinson Township v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a plurality of the court held that a...

The Future We Want and Constitutionally Enshrined Procedural Rights in Environmental Matters (with Erin Daly), Global Environmental Law At A Crossroads (2014)


Constitutional Directions in Procedural Environmental Rights, Journal of Environmental Law & Litigation (2013)

Nearly three-quarters of the nations on the planet have chosen to adopt constitutions with environmental...



Constitutional Environmental Rights Worldwide (with Erin Daly), Principles of Constitutional Environmental Law (2011)


Environmental Rights in State Constitutions (with William Romanowicz), Principles of Constitutional Environmental Law (2011)