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Why There is No Defense of Punitive Damages
(The Georgetown Law Journal, 1998)
My analysis of punitive damages in environmental and products liability cases concludes that these awards impose substantial costs on society, and that abolishing punitive damages would improve social welfare. The two ...
Malpractice and Environmental Law: Should Environmental Law "Specialists" Be Worried?
(Houston Law Review, 1996)
This article examines the field of environmental law as a potential minefield for malpractice claims given its complex and dynamic nature. The article outlines principles for malpractice law applied to environmental law, ...
Cleaning Up Superfund
(The Public Interest, 1996)
The cleanup of hazardous wastes is the number one environmental concern of the American people. The government's response: the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched its Superfund program, which was established by ...
The Metrics of Constitutional Amendments: And Why Proposed Environmental Quality Amendments Don't Measure Up
(Notre Dame Law Review, 1999)
This article builds a model of federal constitutional amendments using proposed environmental quality rights amendments as a case study. I argue that environmental quality rights amendments are unworkable and violate the ...