Recommended Titles and Treatises

Principles of constitutional environmental law

by James May. American Bar Association. 2011.
442 pages.

This title seeks to examine the intersection between constitutional law and environmental law. It is divided into four parts with specific parts cover Federal and State authority, judicial review, individual rights, and emerging issues. Part one on Federal and State authority examines how topics such as the commerce clause, the nondelegation doctrine, executive power, the dormant commerce clause interact with environmental law. Part two on Judicial Review looks like standing as well as political question doctrine. Part three on individual rights looks at the taking clause and due process. Part four examines emerging issues such as state constitutions and environmental rights, climate litigation, property rights, and worldwide environmental law.

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