James R. May

Widener University Delaware Law School

4601 Concord Pike

Wilmington, DE 19803-0406

United States

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“  I'm currently working on: 1. Evaluating outcomes in environmental rights 2. Implementing human dignity under law in a variety of applications  ”

Scholarly Papers (104)

1.

Robinson Township v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Examination and Implications

Rutgers U. L. Rev. Vol. 67, 2015, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2015
John C. Dernbach, James R. May and Kenneth Kristl
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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oil, gas, Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Robinson Township, environment, environmental, natural gas, DEP

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The Intersection of Constitutional Law and Environmental Litigation

Environmental Litigation: Law and Strategy, American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, 2009, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-33
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Sep 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, litigation, energy, land use

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Environmental Rights in State Constitutions

PRINCIPLES OF CONSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, p. 305, James R. May, ed., American Bar Association, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-47
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Oct 2011
James R. May and William Romanowicz
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, state constitutions, states

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New Directions in Earth Rights, Environmental Rights and Human Rights: Six Facets of Constitutionally Embedded Environmental Rights Worldwide

IUCN Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal, Vol. 1, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-09
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Feb 2011
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 545 (60,238)
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Environmental Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Environmental Rights

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Now More than Ever: Trends in Environmental Citizen Suits at 30

Widener Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 489 (68,948)
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environmental law, citizen suits

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Climate Change, Constitutional Consignment, and the Political Question Doctrine

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-59
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 May 2008
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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climate change, constitutional law, political question doctrine, environmental law, pollution

7.

Constitutional Environmental Rights Worldwide

PRINCIPLES OF CONSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, p. 329, James May, ed., American Bar Association, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-35
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Sep 2011
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, environmental rights, constitutions, constitutional environmental rights

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Of Happy Incidents, Climate, Federalism, and Preemption

Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-75
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2008
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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federalism, preemption, environmental law, constitutional law, climate change

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Vindicating Fundamental Environmental Rights: Judicial Acceptance of Constitutionally Entrenched Environmental Rights

Oregon Review of International Law, Vol. 11, p. 365, 2009, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-35
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 29 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 347 (103,079)
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environmental law, constitutional law, environmental rights, human rights, international law

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Constituting Fundamental Environmental Rights Worldwide

Pace Environmental Law (PELR) Review, Vol. 23, 2005-2006
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 302 (120,101)
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environmental law, constitutions, constitutional law, fundamental environmental rights, environment

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Fashioning Procedural and Substantive Due Process Arguments in Toxic and Other Tort Actions Involving Punitive Damages after Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co. v. Haslip

Environmental Law, Vol. 22, 1992
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Apr 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 277 (131,435)

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torts, due process, punitive damages, damages

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Foreword - In Memory of Robert J. Lipkin

Widener Law Review, Special Issue, 2010, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-37
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Oct 2010
James R. May, Erin Daly and Robert L. Hayman
Widener University Delaware Law School, Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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Robert Lipkin, constitutional law, constitutionalism, constitutional democracy, pragmatism

13.

Introduction: The Intersection of Constitutional and Environmental Law

PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, American Bar Association, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 251 (145,359)
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constitutional law, environmental law

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Now More than Ever: Environmental Citizen Suit Trends

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 33, 2003
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, citizen suits

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Bridging Constitutional Dignity and Environmental Rights Jurisprudence

Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, v. 7, no. 2 (2016), Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-09
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 May 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 217 (167,199)
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dignity, environment, dignity rights, environmental rights, comparative constitutionalism, jurisprudence

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Can Shale Gas Help Accelerate the Transition to Sustainability?

Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 57:1, 2015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
John C. Dernbach and James R. May
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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sustainable, sustainability, sustainable development, shale, shale gas, climate, hydrofracturing, greenhouse gas emissions, land use

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Environmental Citizen Suits at Thirtysomething: A Celebration and Summit

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 33, p. 10721, 2003
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Widener University Delaware Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Boston College - Law School, Pace University - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Earthjustice - Sustainable Food and Farming Program and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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environmental law, citizen suits, air pollution, clean air act

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The Quick and the Dead: Fish Entrainment, Entrapment, and the Implementation and Application of Section 316(B) of the Clean Water Act

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 20, 1995
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
James R. May and Maya K. van Rossum
Widener University Delaware Law School and Delaware Riverkeeper
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environmental law, clean water act, fish, cooling water intake structures

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Global Environmental Constitutionalism: A Rights-Based Primer for Effective Strategies

Decision Making in Environmental Law, LeRoy C. Paddock, Robert L. Glicksman, and Nicholas S. Bryner, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016, Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-12
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Jul 2016
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental rights, human rights, environmental constitutionalism, judiciary and environment, global

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Environmental Dignity Rights

The Effectiveness of Environmental Law, (Ed. Sandrine Maljean-Dubois), 2017 Forthcoming, Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 17-02
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Dec 2016
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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human dignity, environmental law, constitutional rights, climate change

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The Political Question Doctrine

PRINCIPLES OF CONSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, p. 217, James May, ed., American Bar Association, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-33
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Sep 2011
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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political question doctrine, environmental law, constitutional law

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Constitutional Law and the Future of Natural Resource Protection

THE EVOLUTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES LAW AND POLICY, Lawrence J. MacDonnell, Sarah F. Bates, eds., pp. 124-161, December 2009 , Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jan 2010
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, natural resources

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Recognition of Environmental Rights for Pennsylvania Citizens: Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

70 Rutgers Law Review 803, 2018, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 18-02
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2019
John C. Dernbach, Kenneth Kristl and James R. May
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Robinson Township, Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation, constitutional environmental law, environment, environmental, environmental law, public trust, Marcellus shale, natural gas, shale gas, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

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Constitutional Environmental Rights and Liabilities

Environmental Liability, Vol. 3, p. 75, 2012, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-11
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, constitutions, constitutional rights

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The Environment and International Society: Issues, Concepts, and Context

Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law, Forthcoming, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-03
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Dec 2012
James R. May and J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 165 (213,648)
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environmental law, international law

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Water Rights and Law in Delaware

University of Denver Water Law Review, v. 20, 2016, Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 17-01
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2017
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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water law, Delaware, water rights, riparian rights, natural flow doctrine

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U.S. Supreme Court Environmental Cases 2008-2009: A Year Like No Other

Daily Environment Report, Vol. 171, B-1, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Sep 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, supreme court, constitutional law

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New and Emerging Constitutional Theories and the Future of Environmental Protection

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 40, 2010, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-29
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Sep 2010
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, political question doctrine

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Six Trends in Global Environmental Constitutionalism

Environmental Constitutionalism: Impact on Legal Systems? (Lang) Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Oct 2018
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, environmental constitutionalism, climate change, environmental rights

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Global Climate Constitutionalism and Justice in the Courts

Global Climate Constitutionalism, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Oct 2018
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, environmental constitutionalism, climate justice, climate change

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Constitutional Directions in Procedural Environmental Rights

Journal of Environmental Law & Litigation, Vol. 28, 2013, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-05
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2014
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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constitutional law, constitutions, environmental law, environmental protection

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Trends in Constitutional Environmental Law

Trends: ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Newsletter, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 10 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2011
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law

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A Primer for Dignity Rights

International Juriste, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Oct 2018
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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dignity rights, human dignity

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Ten Good Practices in Environmental Constitutionalism: Structure, Text and Justiciability

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-39
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Nov 2014
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, environmental constitutionalism, constitutions, sustainability, energy, governance, Pennsylvania

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Healthcare, Environmental Law, and the Supreme Court: An Analysis Under the Commerce, Necessary and Proper, and Tax and Spending Clauses

Environmental Law, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 233-254, 2013, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-23
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jun 2013
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, healthcare law, constitutional law, commerce clause, federalism

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Constitutional Environmental Rights

Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, May 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 May 2016
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 117 (280,368)
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environmental law, constitutional law, environmental constitutionalism

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The Role of Science and Engineering in Water Regulation over the Past 100 Years

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Feb 2009
James R. May and Patrick Clary
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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water pollution, environmental law, regulation, science, engineering, water quality

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Making Sense of Environmental Human Rights and Global Environmental Constitutionalism

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law Jurisprudence and Associate Justice Antonin Scalia's Legacy

Trends (ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Newsletter), May/June 2016, Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-07
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, Antonin Scalia, natural resources law, energy law

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Robinson Township v. Pennsylvania: A Model for Environmental Constitutionalism

Widener Law Review, v. 21, p. 151, 2015, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-19
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 May 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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fracking, environmental law, constitutional law, Pennsylvania, environmental rights, environmental constitutionalism

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Not at All: Environmental Sustainability in the Supreme Court

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-01, Sustainable Development Law & Policy Vol. 10, No. 1
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Jan 2010
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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sustainability, environmental law, supreme court

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Global Environmental Constitutionalism in the Anthropocene by Louis J. Kotzé

Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 May 2018
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental constitutionalism, environmental law, constitutional law, book review, Anthropocene

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Justice Rehnquist and the Dismantling of Environmental Law

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 36, 2006, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
James R. May and Robert L. Glicksman
Widener University Delaware Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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The Aftermath of TMDL Litigation: Consent Decrees and Settlement Agreements

Clean Water Act: Law and Regulation, ALI-ABA, 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, clean water act, tmdl, water pollution

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Sustainability Constitutionalism

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 86, 2018
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Mar 2018
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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sustainability, constitutional law, constitutionalism, environmental law, constitutions

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The Role of Human Dignity in Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals

International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review 2019 (University of Eastern Finland & UN Environment, 2020), Tuula Honkonen and Seita Romppanen (eds).
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2020
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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sustainability, sustainable development goals, dignity, dignity rights, human rights, human dignity, dignity law

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Constitutionalism and Climate Justice

United Nations Environment Programme, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Oct 2018
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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climate change, constitutional law, environmental law, environmental constitutionalism, environmental rights

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Recent Developments in Climate Change Litigation: Oral Arguments in AEP v. Connecticut and Related Cases

Daily Environment Report, Vol. 2011, No. 111, p. 1, June 9, 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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climate change, environmental law, nuisance, American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut

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Civil Litigation as a Tool for Regulating Climate Change: An Introduction

Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, p. 357, 2012, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-29
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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climate change, environmental law, civil litigation, American Electric Power Co v. Connecticut

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Standards in Subnational Environmental Constitutionalism

Standards of Environmental Constitutionalism (Stephen Turner et al., eds., Cambridge, Forthcoming), Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 17-05
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental constitutionalism, environmental law, environmental rights, constitutional law

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Constitutional Climate Change in the Courts

Environmental Law, ALI-ABA Course of Study, Feb. 6-8, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, climate change, constitutional law

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Introduction: Shale Gas and the Future of Energy

Shale Gas and the Future of Energy: Law and Policy for Sustainability (Edward Elgar 2016), Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 15-36
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 May 2016
John C. Dernbach and James R. May
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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shale gas, sustainability, sustainable development, Shale Gas and the Future of Energy, energy, energy law, unconventional shale gas development

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Dignity Rights for a Pandemic

Law, Culture, and the Humanities: Legality and Dignity, 2020
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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dignity, dignity law, dignity rights, pandemic, Covid-19, constitutions, courts, comparative constitutionalism, norm, right, worth, equal, inherence, universal

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'Addition', 'Pollutant', 'Point Source': Recent Case Developments Affecting the Scope of Activities Covered by the CWA

Clean Water Act: Law and Regulation, ALI-ABA Course of Study, Oct. 18-20, 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, pollution, clean water act, water pollution

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Migration with Dignity

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2020
Glykeria Teji, James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University - Widener University School of Law, Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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migration, dignity, dignity rights, dignity law, refugee, worth

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Dignity and Environmental Justice in Nigeria: The Case of Gbemre v. Shell

Widener Law Review, Vol. 25, 2019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Apr 2020
James R. May and Tiwajopelo Dayo
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University - Delaware Law School
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environmental justice, environmental law, Nigeria, human dignity, oil production, flaring

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Ten Good Practices in Environmental Constitutionalism that Can Contribute to Sustainable Shale Gas Development

Energy, Governance and Sustainability, chap. 3, 2016, Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-10
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 May 2016
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, shale gas, environmental constitutionalism

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AEP v. Connecticut and the Future of the Political Question Doctrine

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 121, p. 127, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-07
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Feb 2012
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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political question doctrine, constitutional law, environmental law

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Human Dignity and Environmental Outcomes in Pakistan

Pakistan Law Review, v. 10, 2019
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jan 2020
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, right to dignity, constitutional law, human rights, environmental protection, Pakistan

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The Rise and Repose of Assimilation-Based Water Quality, Part I: TMDL Litigation

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 34, 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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clean water act, water pollution, environmental law

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Why Dignity Rights Matter

19 European Human Rights L. Rev. 129 (2019)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Sep 2020
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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dignity rights, human dignity, dignity, comparative constitutionalism, dignity law

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The Norwegian Constitutional Right to a Healthy Environment in Global Context

Mellom Jus Og Politikk, Grunnloven, Section 112 (Fagbokforlaget 2019)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 May 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, climate change, right to a healthy environment, environmental constitutionalism, Norway

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The Road to Perdition: The Demise of TMDL Litigation

Clean Water Act: Law and Regulation, ALI-ABA, 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, clean water act, TMDL, water pollution

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Where the Water Hits the Road: Recent Developments in Clean Water Act Litigation

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 33, 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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clean water act, water pollution, environmental law, navigable waters, pollutants, point source

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Discharges from Historic Mining Properties: Asserting and Defending Citizen Suits Under the Clean Water Act

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Vol. 50, 2004
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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mining, mines, clean water act, citizen suits, environmental law, pollution

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A Jurisprudence of Ideology

Environmental Forum, Vol. 24, p. 22, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Aug 2009
James R. May and Robert L. Glicksman
Widener University Delaware Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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environmental law, supreme court, rehnquist

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Sustainability and Global Environmental Constitutionalism

New Frontiers in Environmental Constitutionalism (United Nations Environment Programme, May 2017), Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 17-10
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Sustainability, Environmental Law, Environmental Constitutionalism, Constitutional Law

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Supreme Court Decides that Clean Air Act Displaces Federal Common Law Claims for Climate Change

Trends, Vol. 43, No. 1, September/October 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 24 Sep 2011
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law, Constitutional Law, Climate Change, Preemption, Clean Air Act

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Exploring Environmental Justice Through the Lens of Human Dignity

Widener Law Review, Vol. 25, 2019
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Apr 2020
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Justice, Human Dignity, Environmental Law, Dignity

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Clean Water Act Developments: The Aftermath of TMDL Litigation - Consent Decrees and Settlement Agreements

36th Annual Advanced ALI-ABA Course of Study, Environmental Law, American Law Institute-American Bar Association, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Oct 2010
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, TMDL, clean water act, water pollution, total maximum daily load

71.

Environmental Rights: Recognition, Implementation and Outcomes

Cardozo Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Human Rights, Global Environmental Constitutionalism, Right to a Healthy Environment, Constitutions, International Law, Regional Conventions, National Constitutions, Implementation, Court Cases

72.

Recent Developments at the Juncture of the Political Question Doctrine and Climate Litigation Law

Constitutional Law Committee Newsletter (ABA), Vol. 7, No. 2, April 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Oct 2011
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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climate change, environmental law, constitutional law, political question doctrine

73.

Clean Water Act NPDES Developments in the Courts

Environmental Law, ALI - ABA Continuing Legal Education, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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clean water act, environmental law, water pollution, navigable waters, wetlands

74.

Of Development, daVinci and Domestic Legislation: The Prospects for Sustainable Development in Asia and Its Untapped Potential in the United States

Widener Law Symposium Journal, Vol. 3, p. 197, 1998
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Aug 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, sustainable development, natural resources

75.

Can the U.S. Constitution Accommodate a Right to a Stable Climate? (Yes, it Can.)

UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Nov 2020
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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Climate Change, Constitution, Due Process Clause, Stable Climate, Litigation

76.

Constitutional Law: 2008 Annual Report

Environment, Energy and Resources Law: The Year in Review, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Sep 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law

77.

Environmental Rights and Wrongs: Implementing Environmental Constitutionalism

Eivind Smith Festschrift, Marius Gulbranson Nordby et al., eds., (University of Oslo Press 2020)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Aug 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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78.

The Indivisibility of Human Dignity and Sustainability

The Cambridge Handbook on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development (Sumudu Atapattu, Carmen G. Gonzalez and Sara Seck, eds) Cambridge University Press (2020)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Aug 2020
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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Constitutional Law: 2007 Year in Review

Enivronment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year in Review, 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Sep 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law

80.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. v. State of Connecticut: Brief of Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents

Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, Winter 2012, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-31
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Stuart Banner and James R. May
UCLA School of Law and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, American Electric Power v. Connecticut

81.

The Real Acid Test of Title IV of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: External Cost Justifications Not Related to Acid Deposition Control

Fordham Environmental Law Report, Vol. 3, p. 97, 1992
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Aug 2009
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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clean air act, air pollution, environmental law, fossil fuels, acid deposition

82.

Putting Dignity in Practice: Implementing the American Bar Association’s Recognition of Human Dignity As Foundational to the Rule of Law

American Bar Association, Center for Human Rights, 2020
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Aug 2020
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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dignity rights, implementation, America

83.

DE NOUVEAUX DROITS ET PRINCIPES POUR L'ENVIRONNEMENT (New Rights and Principles for the Environment)

« Droit constitutionnel de l’environnement, regards croisés », M.-A. Cohendet (dir.), à paraître aux éditions Mare et Martin en 2020.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Aug 2020
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental rights, environmental law, environment, human rights, Franco constitutionalism, France

84.

Comparative Environmental Constitutionalism

Jindal Global Law Review, vol. 6, no. 1, p. 9, Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 15-19
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Aug 2020
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, constitutional law, comparative law

85.

Subnational Environmental Constitutionalism and Reform in New York State

Pace Law Review, v. 38, 2017, Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 17-13
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Constitutionalism, Environmental Law, Constitutional Law, Subnational Constitutions, New York, Environmental Rights

86.

Brief of Amicus Curiae Law Professors in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees' Answering Brief (Kelsey Cascadia Rose Juliana, et al., v. U.S.)

Widener Law Review, Vol. 25, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 May 2020
James R. May, Erin Daly and Helen H. Kang
Widener University Delaware Law School, Widener University Delaware Law School and Golden Gate University School of Law - Environmental Law and Justice Clinic
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environmental law, constitutional law, standing, due process clause, climate change

87.

Through the Agency Maze: A How-To Citizen's Guide for Obtaining Information About Agency Actions Affecting the Delaware River Watershed

Mid-Atlantic Environmental Law Center, November 2000
Number of pages: 137 Posted: 28 Apr 2015
James R. May and Wendy Carr
Widener University Delaware Law School and Independent
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FOIA, freedom of information, environmental law, right-to-know, Delaware River, administrative agencies, federal government, local government

88.

Selected Recent Major Federal Environmental Decisions, 2019

12 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FORUM (Pennsylvania Bar Institute 2019)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law, United States Supreme Court, Courts, 2019

89.

ÉMERGENCE ET RÉGRESSION DE LA NOTION DE DÉMOCRATIE ENVIRONNEMENTALE AUX Etats-Unis (The Growth and Retreat of Environmental Democracy in the United States)

M.-A. Cohendet (ed.), Constitutional Environmental Law (Mare and Martin 2020)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Aug 2020
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environment, environmental democracy, supreme court, judicial authority, separation of powers, federalism, unitary executive, bill of rights, individual rights

90.

Brief of Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs in Re Juliana v. U.S. (9th Cir. 2019), 25 Widener L. Rev. 283 (2019)

25 Widener L. Rev. 283 (2019)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Aug 2020
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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91.

2009 Year in Review: Constitutional Law

American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy and Resources (2010)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
Widener University Delaware Law School, Southern Illinois University School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Environmental Law Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Energy Law, Constitutional Law, 2009

92.

L'exemple de la doctrine du Public trust aux Etats-Unis (The Public Trust Doctrine in the United States)

M.-A. Cohendet (ed.), Constitutional Environmental Law (Mare and Martin 2020)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Aug 2020
Erin Daly and James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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Public Trust, France, Common Law, Franco constitutionalism, environment, environmental law

93.

Major Federal Environmental Decisions, 2016

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Environmental Law Forum 2016
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law, Supreme Court, 2016, Scalia

94.

Major Federal Environmental Decisions, 2015

MAJOR FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL DECISIONS, 2015
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law, Supreme Court, 2015

95.

Major Federal Environmental Decisions, 2011

4 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FORUM (Pennsylvania Bar Institute 2011)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law, United States Supreme Court, 2011

96.

2007 Year in Review: Constitutional Law

American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy and Resources, 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Constitutional Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Energy Law, 2007

97.

2006 Year in Review: Constitutional Law

American Bar Association, Section on Environment, Energy and Resources (2007)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Energy Law, Climate Change, Constitutional Law

98.

2008 Year in Review: Constitutional Law

American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy and Resources (2009)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Energy Law, Climate Change, Constitutional Law

99.

Selected Recent Major Federal Environmental Decisions, 2018

11 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FORUM (Pennsylvania Bar Institute 2018)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law, United States Supreme Court, Courts, 2018

100.

Major Federal Environmental Decisions, 2013

Major Federal Environmental Decisions, in 6 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FORUM (Pennsylvania Bar Institute 2013)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law, Supreme Court, 2013

101.

Major Federal Environmental Decisions, 2012

5 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FORUM (Pennsylvania Bar Institute 2012)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Environmental Law, Supreme Court, 2012

102.

Major Federal Environmental Decisions, 2014

7 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FORUM (Pennsylvania Bar Institute 2014)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
Widener University Delaware Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Environmental Law, United States Supreme Court, 2014, Courts

103.

Major Federal Environmental Decisions, 2017

Pennsylvania Bar Institute,, Environmental Law Forum 2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School
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104.

Unfinished Business: Restoring Water Quality in Delaware

Delaware Lawyer, p. 14, Spring 1998
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2013
James R. May
Widener University Delaware Law School

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environmental law, delaware, water pollution, endangered species, water quality

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 96
1.

Brief of Environmental Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2020
James R. May and Jared A. Goldstein
Widener University Delaware Law School and Roger Williams University School of Law
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environmental law, clean water act, water pollution, water quality, Supreme Court

2.

Atlas of Statelessness: Dignity

Atlas of the Stateless for the Association Rosa Luxemburg, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Aug 2020
James R. May and Erin Daly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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stateless, migration, dignity, dignity rights, human rights, refugee