|Present||Assistant Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law ‐ Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth|
|M.Sc., Oxford University|
|J.D., Harvard Law School|
|M.St., Oxford University|
|B.A., summa cum laude, Brigham Young University|
Laws Regarding Controversial Cultural Heritage in South Africa and the United States: Public Monuments and Street Names Studia Iuridica (2016)
Targeting cultural heritage to buttress new political and social aims is an ancient, and unfortunately, omnipresent practice among authoritarian regimes. Pharaohs excised the names of predecessors (and carved their own) on Egyptian obelisk cartouches; King ...
Alleviating Barcelona's Public Housing Shortages Through Historic Properties Revista de Derecho Urbanístico y Medio Ambiente (2015)
Creating public housing space in Barcelona requires rethinking how its historic properties might maintain their cultural and structural vitality while serving critical social and economic needs. Drawing on programs from the United States, Europe, and ...
Urban Wreckage and Resiliency: Articulating a Practical Framework for Preserving, Reconstructing, and Building Cities Idaho Law Review (2014)
The federal government along with many state and local governments, has gained painful, firsthand knowledge about how major disasters, such as Katrina or Sandy, can envelop and cripple American cities. Disasters carve in stark relief ...
Anchoring Memory in the Face of Disaster: Technology and Istanbul's Cultural Heritage Preservation Regime Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi (2013)
Istanbul is the largest metropolitan area in Turkey, and is a historic meeting place of cultures, religions, and continents. Yet, Istanbul's invaluable tangible cultural heritage faces several risks from natural disasters -- the best known ...
Drinking From the Same Cup: Federal Reserved Water Rights and National Parks in the Eastern United States Georgia State University Law Review (2013)
United States National Parks are widely considered priceless national treasures deserving vigilant protection and preservation. A powerful, but underused, tool to protect national parks is the federal reserved water right. It ensures that when the ...
Legal History Through Digital Sources American Journal of Legal History (2013)
Anglo-American Legal History can be a very difficult subject to teach because of its scope. This article is a pedagogical piece discussing how I structure my Anglo-American Legal History seminar around the various digitized primary ...
Violence & Affray in Herefordshire During the Early Tudor Period (1485-1547) Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club (2006)
The traditional view of the Welsh Marches as being lawless lands inhabited by culturally degenerate people fits uneasily with the picture provided by legal records concerning early Tudor Herefordshire. Analysis of legal documents about violence ...
Book Chapters (6)
Habitat Conservation Plans and the Endangered Species Act Endangered Species Act: Law, Policy, and Perspectives (2010)
Today, landowners and cooperating governments – federal, state, and local – increasingly rely on a unique conservation planning tool, habitat conservation plans (HCPs), to accommodate land development and the strict species and habitat protection requirements ...