News and Events Main Content




Calendar Events


For Boalt Students


Managing Editor Memos

Daniel Pulver says: "enjoy your summer!" Stay tuned for fall recruitment...

Executive Editor Footnotes

Need some hours?

Ask an Executive Editor.

Consult our 2008-2009 Cheat Sheet!

Programs Fun

ELQ maintains an active programs schedule, promoting networking and group bonding. Please stop by to learn what other events are on the horizon.

ELQ Volume 34 Articles

Back to Article Archive

Issue 1234

ELQ Volume 34 Issue 4

The articles in this issue are centered on two themes: 1) revitalizing the presumption against preemption to prevent regulatory gaps, and 2) examing the relationship between suburban sprawl, land use, and water rights. (published 2/2008)

  • Revitalizing the Presumption Against Preemption to Prevent Regulatory Gaps: Railroad Deregulation and Waste Transfer Stations Carter H. Strickland, Jr. Read Article (PDF)
  • Just a Big, “Hot Fuss”? Assessing the Value of Connecting Suburban Sprawl, Land Use, and Water Rights through Assured Supply Laws Lincoln L. Davies Read Article (PDF)
  • The Role of International Tribunals in Natural Resource Disputes in Latin America C. Leah GrangerRead Article (PDF)
  • Book Review
  • Smart Growth Meets the Neighbors Winter KingRead Article (PDF)

top of page

ELQ Volume 34 Issue 3

Annual Review: A comprehensive review of the year's most important decisions and issues in environmental law and policy. (published 11/2007)

  • S.D. Warren and the Erosion of Federal Preeminence in Hydropower Regulation Daniel Pollak Read Article (PDF)
  • Rapanos v. United States: Evaluating the Efficacy of Textualism in Interpreting Environmental Laws
    Courtney Covington Read Article (PDF)
  • Big Win for Environmentalists in New York v. EPA May Have Limited Impact on Air Quality Katherine K. Rankin Read Article (PDF)
  • Balancing the Pollution Budget after Friends of the Earth v. EPA Jason Malinsky Read Article (PDF)
  • NRDC v. EPA: Testing the Waters of the Constitutionality of Delegation to International Organizations Alice L. Bodnar Read Article (PDF)
  • Statutory Complexity Disguises Agency Capture in Council v. EPAReid Mullen Read Article (PDF)
  • Mothers for Peace and the Need to Develop Classified NEPA Procedures Joseph Farris Read Article (PDF)
  • Central Delta Water Agency v. Bureau of Reclamation: How the Ninth Circuit Paved the Wayer for the Next Fish Kill Elisabeth Skillen Read Article (PDF)
  • How CERCLA's Amiguities Muddled the Question of Extraterritoriality in Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, LTD. Jordan Diamond Read Article (PDF)
  • Bad Timing: The Ninth Circuit Takes NEPA Backwards Michael Askin Read Article (PDF)
  • From Blazing Trails to Building Highways: SUWA v. BLM & Ancient Easements over Federal Public Lands Tova Wolking Read Article (PDF)
  • Rewatering the San Joaquin River: A Summary of the Friant Dam Litigation Nathan MatthewsRead Article (PDF)
In Brief
  • Center for Biological Diversity v. Hamilton: Eviscerating the Citizen Suit Provision of the Endangered Species Act? Stephen Butler Read Article (PDF)

top of page

ELQ Volume 34 Issue 2

This issue examines regulatory takings, public use, land use, and water law. (published 7/2007)

  • The False Dichotomy between Physical and Regulatory Takings Analysis: A Critique of Tahoe-Sierra's Distinction between Physical and Regulatory Takings Andrea L. Peterson Read Article (PDF)
  • Planning as Public Use? Nicole Stelle Garnett Read Article (PDF)
  • Due Process Land Use Claims After Lingle J. Peter Byrne Read Article (PDF)
  • Irrationality and Animus in Class-of-One Equal Protection Cases William D. Araiza Read Article (PDF)
  • The Dog That Didn't Bark, Imperial Water, I Love L.A., and Other Tales From the California Takings Litigation Front Richard Frank Read Article (PDF)
  • No Day at the Beach: Sea Level Rise, Ecosystem Loss, and Public Access Along the California Coast Meg Caldwell and Craig Holt Segall Read Article (PDF)
  • "Waterlocked": Public Access to New Jersey's Coastline Timothy M. Mulvaney and Brian Weeks Read Article (PDF)
  • A Window into the Regulatred Commons: The Takings Clause, Investment Security, and Sustainability Josh Eagle Read Article (PDF)
  • Grasp on Water: A Natural Resource that Eludes NAFTA's Notion of Investment Paul Stanton Kibel Read Article (PDF)
  • Conservation Easements: Perpetuity and Beyond Nancy A. McLaughlin Read Article (PDF)
  • The Property Rights Movement's Embrace of Intellectual Property: True Love or Doomed Relationship Peter S. Menell Read Article (PDF)

top of page

ELQ Volume 34 Issue 1

The articles in this issue consider climate change, public-private economic redevelopment, and what the federal government can learn from state air pollution regulation. (published 3/2007)

  • Living in the Past: The Kelo Court and Public-Private Economic Redevelopment Marc B. Mihaly Read Article (PDF)
  • Adapting to Climate Change: Environmental Law in a Warmer World Matthew D. Zinn Read Article (PDF)
  • Gasping for Breath: The Administrative Flaws of Federal Hazardous Air Pollution Regulation and What We Can Learn from the States Victor B. Flatt Read Article (PDF)
  • EPA’s Protection of Tribal Harvests: Braiding the Agency’s Mission Mary Christina Wood Read Article (PDF)
  • What Would You Do with a Fluorescent Green Pig?: How Novel Transgenic Products Reveal Flaws in the Foundational Assumptions for the Regulation of Biotechnology Sheryl Lawrence Read Article (PDF)

top of page