Environmental Law

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Collaborating to Nowhere: The Imperative of Government Accountability for Restoring the Chesapeake Bay (with Shana Jones), 4 Journal of Energy & Environmental Law 51 (2013)

This Article opens with an analysis of why the Chesapeake Bay Program will repeat its...

 

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The End Game of Deregulation: Myopic Risk Management and the Next Catastrophe (with Thomas O. McGarity), 23 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 93 (2012)

On December 22, 2008, the contents of an enormous impoundment containing coal-ash slurry from the...

 

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Going Dark Down on the Farm: How Legalized Secrecy Gives Agribusiness a Federally Funded Free Ride (with Yee Huang), Center for Progressive Reform Briefing Paper no. 1213 (2012)

This briefing paper examines the agricultural secrecy granted by section 1619 of the 2008 Farm...

 

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Fairness in the Bay: Environmental Justice and Nutrient Trading (with Robert R.M. Verchick, Nicholas W. Vidargas, and Yee Huang), Center for Progressive Reform Briefing Paper no. 1208 (2012)

Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and other states in the Chesapeake Bay region, with support from the...

 

Constitutional Law

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The Constitution and Our Debt to the Future, Beyond Environmental Law: Policy Proposals for a Better Environmental Future (2010)

Health and safety laws have always been justified as manifestations of congressional authority to regulate...

 

Health Law

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Opening the Industry Playbook: Myths and Truths in the Debate over BPA Regulation (with Thomas McGarity, Matthew Shudtz, and Lena Pons) (2011)

For the last two decades, scientists have amassed evidence that bisphenol A (BPA) poses a...

 

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High Crimes, Not Misdemeanors: Deterring the Production of Unsafe Food, 19 Health Matrix (2010)

In the fall of 2008, Minnesota public health officials became alarmed by an unusually high...

 

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Mother Earth and Uncle Sam: How Pollution and Hollow Government Hurt our Kids, Book Gallery (2007)

In this compelling study, Rena Steinzor highlights the ways in which the government, over the...

 

Administrative Law

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The End Game of Deregulation: Myopic Risk Management and the Next Catastrophe (with Thomas O. McGarity), 23 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 93 (2012)

On December 22, 2008, the contents of an enormous impoundment containing coal-ash slurry from the...

 

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The Case for Abolishing Centralized White House Regulatory Review, 1 Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law 209 (2012)

A series of catastrophic regulatory failures have focused attention on theweakened condition of regulatory agencies...

 

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The People's Agents and the Battle to Protect the American Public (with Sidney A. Shapiro), Book Gallery (2010)

Reasonable people disagree about the reach of the federal government, but there is near-universal consensus...

 

Regulatory Law and Policy

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Evaluating Rules and How We Measure Their Effects (with Michael Patoka), 29 Environmental Forum 36 (2012)

The Center for ProgresĀ­sive Reform undertook an empirical study of the Office of Information of...

 

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The Age of Greed and the Sabotage of Regulation, 47 Wake Forest Law Review 503 (2012)

President Obama has exhibited a steadfast determination to respond with conciliation to intemperate and relentless...

 

Legal Education

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The Unplanned Obsolescence of American Legal Education (with Alan D. Hornstein), 75 Temple Law Review 447 (2002)