About James R. May

Jim May is a Distinguished Professor of Law, Director of the Global  Environmental and Natural Resources Law Institute, co-director of the Environmental Law Center, and Adjunct Professor of Graduate Engineering at Widener University, where he also founded and co-chairs a program on marine policy. He has also founded or co-founded two non-profit  environmental organizations (the Mid-Atlantic and the Eastern Environmental Law Centers), and has litigated more than 200 public  interest environmental claims, including nearly every case in the  Mid-Atlantic (except in DC) to establish programs to implement TMDLs, achieve water quality standards, and engage in water quality planning, as well as comply with corresponding attributes of the Endangered Species Act. He is the author of six books, Principles of Constitutional Environmental Law, Global Environmental Constitutionalism (with Erin Daly), Shale Gas and Sustainability (with John Dernbach), Environmental Constitutionalism in Context, (with Erin Daly, forthcoming), Modern Administrative Law, and Modern Constitutional Law, and more than 80 articles and book chapters relating to environmental, water quality or constitutional law. May is a Member of Faculty to the National Judicial College, and a Fellow of the American College of  Environmental Lawyers, for whom he has served as a delegate to China regarding environmental law

Positions

Present Director of the Global Environmental and Natural Resources Law Institute, Widener University Delaware Law School
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Present Co-director of the Environmental Law Center, Widener University Delaware Law School
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Present Chief Sustainability Officer, Widener University Delaware Law School
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Present Distinguished Professor of Law, Widener University Delaware Law School
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Disciplines

Law

Research Interests

Environmental Law


Contact Information

Widener University School of Law
4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington DE 19803
302-477-2060

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