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PUBLICATIONS

Books

Perspectives on Property Law (3d ed., with Bruce Ackerman & Robert Ellickson, 2002)

Property and Persuasion:  Essays on the History, Theory and Rhetoric of Property (1994)

 

Articles

Invasions, Innovation, Environment, in Hernando de Soto and Property in a Market Economy (ed. Benjamin Barros, 2009)

Of Natural Threads and Legal Hoops:   Bob Ellickson¹s Property Scholarship, 18 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 199 (2009).
 
Liberty, Property, Environmentalism, 26 Social Policy & Philosophy, Issue 2, 1-25 (2009); reprinted in Natural Resources, the Environment, and Human
Welfare 1-25 (2009)
 
Federalism and Climate Change in a Future Federal Regime:  An Introduction, 50 Ariz.  L.  Rev.  673 (2008)

Big Roads, Big Rights: Varieties of Public Infrastructure and Their Impact on Environmental Resources, in Symposium on Property Rights in Environmental Assets: Economic and Legal Perspectives, 50 Arizona Law Review 409 (2008).Invasions, Innovation, Environment, in Hernando de Soto and Property in a
Market Economy (ed. Benjamin Barros, 2009)

Of Natural Threads and Legal Hoops: Bob Ellickson¹s Property Scholarship, 18
William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 199 (2009).

Liberty, Property, Environmentalism, 26 Social Policy & Philosophy, Issue 2,
1-25 (2009); reprinted in Natural Resources, the Environment, and Human
Welfare 1-25 (2009)

Federalism and Climate Change in a Future Federal Regime: An Introduction, 50
Ariz. L. Rev. 673 (2008)

From H2O to CO2: Lessons of Water Rights for Carbon Trading, in 50th Year Anniversary Issue, 50 Arizona Law Review 91 (2008).

Hot Spots in the New Climate Change Legislation, 102 Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy 109 (2008).

What Federalism Tells Us About Takings Jurisprudence, in Symposium on Constitutional Niches, 54 UCLA Law Review 1681 (2007).

The Moral Subject of Property, 48 Wm & Mary L. Rev.1897 (2007)

Property and Language, 18 Yale J. L. & Humanities (Spec. Supp.) 1 (2006)

Privatization–The Road to Democracy?  (Childress lecture) St. Louis University Law Review (forthcoming 2006)

Whither Commodification?  in Rethinking Commodification (2005)

Between Developers and the Deep Blue Sea: The Story of Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council, in Environmental Stories (2005)

Property in All the Wrong Places? (Review) 114 Yale Law Journal 991 (2005)

Environmental Law Grows Up (More or Less), and What Science Can Do to Help, 9 Lewis & Clark Law Journal 273 (2005)

Strategies for Public Land Management–the United States’ Experience, published in Chinese in 21st Century Business Herald  (2004)

Economic Claims and the Challenges of New Property, in Property in Question:  Value Transformation in the Global Economy  (2004)

Shelley v. Kraemer, in Property Stories (2004)

Romans, Roads, and Romantic Creators: Traditions of Public Property in the Information Age, in Symposium on the Public Domain, 66 Law and Contemporary Problems 89 (2003)

Quien es responsable por los derechos fundamentales?  Algunas perspectivas del presente y del pasado [translation of Who is responsible for fundamental rights?   Some perspectives from the present and the past], in Los Derechos Fundamentales (2003)

Scientific Innovation and Environmental Protection: Some Ethical Considerations, 32 Environmental Law 755 (2002)

Common Property, Regulatory Property, and Environmental Protection, in The Drama of the Commons (ed. Elinor Ostrom et al. 2002)

Property and Expropriation: Themes and Variations in American Law (Leary Lecture, Univ. of Utah), 2000 Utah Law Rev. 1

Left Brain, Right Brain and History in the New Law and Economics of Property, 79 Oregon Law Rev. 479 (2000)

Canons of Property Talk, or, Blackstone’s Anxiety 108 Yale L. J. 601 (1999), also in Legal Canons (eds J. M.  Balkin & S. Levinson, 2000)

Expanding the Choices for the Global Environmental Commons: Comparing Newfangled Tradeable Allowances to Oldfashioned Common Property Regimes, 10 Duke Envt’l Law & Pol’y Forum 45 (1999)

What Government Can Do for Property (and Vice Versa), in Mercuro & Samuels, The Fundamental Interrelations Between Government and Property 209 (1999)

The Several Futures of Property:  Of Cyberspace and Folk Tales, Emission Trades and Ecosystems, 83 Minnesota L. Rev. 129 (1998) (Lockhart Lecture)

Joseph Sax and the Idea of the Public Trust, 25 Ecology L.Q. 351 (1998)

The Evolution of Property, New Palgrave Dictionary of Law and Economics (1998)

Riparian Rights, New Palgrave Dictionary of Law and Economics (1998)

Demystifying Ecosystems, 24 Ecology L.Q. 865 (1997)

The Shadow of The Cathedral, 106 Yale L. J. 2175 (1997)

Property as the Keystone Right?  71 Notre Dame L. Rev.329 (1996)

A Dozen Propositions on Property Rights:  Private Property, Public Rights, and the New Takings Legislation  (Tucker Lecture, Washington & Lee), 53 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 265 (1996)

Takings, Federalism, Norms (review), 105 Yale L. J. 1121 (1996)

Trust in the Mirror of Betrayal, 75 B.U. L. Rev. 531 (1995)

Il Contributo dell’Economia al Diritto di Proprieta (The Contribution of the Law and Economics Movement to Property Law), 13 Rivista Critica del Diritto Privato 621 (1995)

Rhetoric and Romance (Comment), 82 Geo.L.J. 2409 (1994)

Environmental Lessons 27 Loy. LA L. Rev. 1023 (1994)

Given-ness and Gift:  Property and the Quest for Environmental Ethics 24 Environmental Law 1 (1994)

A Tale of Two Rivers (Review) 91 Mich. L. Rev. 1623 (1993)

"The Guardian of Every Other Right" (Review), 10 Constitutional Commentary 238 (1993)

Giving, Trading, Thieving and Trusting:  How and Why Gifts become Exchanges and Vice Versa (Dunwoody Lecture, Univ. of Fla.), 44 Florida L. Rev. 295 (1992)

Giving Some Back--A Reprise (response to commentators), 44 Florida L. Rev. 365 (1992)

Women and Property:  Gaining and Losing Ground, 78 Virginia L. Rev. 421 (1992)

Rethinking Environmental Controls:  Management Strategies for Common Resources, 1991 Duke Law J. 1.

Property as Wealth, Property as Propriety, 33 Nomos 223 (Journal of the American Society for Legal and Political Philosophy) (1991)

Property Rights, Regulatory Regimes and the New Takings Jurisprudence--An Evolutionary Approach, 57 Tenn. L. Rev. 577 (1990)

Energy and Efficiency in the Realignment of Common-Law Water Rights, 19 J. Legal Studies 261 (1990)

Property as Storytelling:  Perspectives from Game Theory, Narrative Theory, Feminist Theory, 2 Yale J. of Law & Humanities 37 (1990)

The Ancient Constitution vs. the Federalist Empire:  Antifederalism from the Attack on "Monarchism" to Modern Localism, 84 Northwestern Univ. L. Rev. 74 (1989)

Environmental Faust Succumbs to Temptations of Economic Mephistopheles, or, Value By Any Other Name is Preference (review), 87 Michigan L. Rev. 1631 (1989)

Crystals and Mud in Property Law, 40 Stanford L. Rev. 577 (1988).

"Enough, and As Good" of What?  81 Northwestern Univ. L. Rev. 417 (1987).

The Comedy of the Commons:  Commerce, Custom and Inherently Public Property, 53 Univ. of Chicago L. Rev. 711 (1986); reprinted as one of ten best land use/environmental articles of 1986, in 1987 Land Use and Environmental L. Rev.

New Models for Local Land Use Decisions, 79 Northwestern Univ. L. Rev. 1155 (1985)

Possession as the Origin of Property, 52 Univ. of Chicago L. Rev. 73 (l985).

Mahon Reconstructed:  Why the Takings Issue is Still a Muddle, 57 So. Cal. L. Rev. 561 (l984); reprinted as one of ten best land use/environmental articles of l984, in l985 Land Use and Environmental L. Rev.

Public Property, Old and New (review), 79 Northwestern Univ. L. Rev. 216 (l984).

Planning and Dealing:  Piecemeal Land Controls as a Problem of Local Legitimacy, 7l Cal. L. Rev. 837 (l983); reprinted as one of ten best land use/environmental articles of l983, in l984 Land Use and Environment L. Rev.

Servitudes, Security and Assent, 55 So. Cal. L. Rev. l403 (l982). 

Preservation and Community:  New Directions in the Law of Historic Preservation 33 Stanford L. Rev. 473 (l98l).

Evaluating Law Reform (review), 3l Stanford L. Rev. 977 (l979).

Recent Issues in the Liability of Children's Welfare Agencies (1976) (written while in law school for Child Welfare League of America)

Citizen Participation in Revenue Sharing: A Report From the South (l975) (written for Southern Governmental Monitoring Project)

Empire and Territories at the End of the Old Reich, in The Old Reich:  Essays on German Political Institutions (l975).

The Issue of Parliamentary Suffrage at the Frankfurt National Assembly, l848-l849, 5 Central European History l27 (l972).

Several reviews of books on European social and constitutional history in American Historical Review and Journal of Modern History.