Fishing rights and colonial authorities

Shourya Sen and Richard Adelstein not too long ago posted “Fishing Rights and Colonial Authorities: Institutional Improvement within the Bengal Presidency”. The summary: We look at the evolution of fishing rights in colonial Bengal by means of a sequence of circumstances heard on the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom within the 1880s and …

Roman legislation and fashionable nuisance

Vanessa Casado Pérez and Carlos Gómez Ligüerre just lately posted “From Nuisance to Environmental Safety in Continental Europe”. The summary: This paper analyzes the evolution and complexity of the authorized response to neighboring conflicts in European civil legislation nations. The entire civil codes analyzed (France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, and Catalonia) are …

Tyne After Tyne

H-Water just lately posted a evaluation by Leslie Tomory of Leona Skelton‘s Tyne after Tyne: An Environmental Historical past of a River’s Battle for Safety, 1529-2015 (White Horse Press, 2017). An excerpt from the evaluation: The primary two chapters cope with the ancient times from 1529 to the mid-nineteenth century. The …

Name for functions: Masters/Doctoral/Postdoctoral fellowship — Water Regulation in Mandate Palestine

This name is for a one-year or semester-long fellowship for a graduate scholar wishing to work on the historical past of water legislation in Israel/Palestine or a associated subject (such because the historical past of water legislation in a associated jurisdiction, the historical past of associated areas of legislation in …

Tendencies in environmental treaty-making

Authorized Planet not too long ago talked about the College of Oregon’s Worldwide Environmental Agreements Database Mission. The undertaking has a ton of knowledge on environmental treaties, together with lists of treaties by date, topic, and lineage; a library of historic paperwork on marine mammal safety; and extra. The graph …

Rivers, Rifles, Rice, and Faith

Regulation and Historical past Evaluation not too long ago carried a evaluate by Jaakko Husa of John Haley’s Regulation’s Political Foundations: Rivers, Rifles, Rice, and Faith (Edward Elgar, 2016). From the evaluate: On this terribly sweeping quantity, Haley analyzes and discusses how sure authorized and political techniques traditionally developed in various …

Savagery, civilization, and property VI: Conclusion

Within the final publish we checked out how stadial thought reached trendy commons thought by means of the worlds of colonial improvement and conservationism. This publish concludes the collection. I’ve argued on this collection of posts that numerous strands of recent commons idea, although based mostly, as properly, on novel …

The interaction of case legislation and rules

Dave Owen posted had this fascinating thought this week at Environmental Regulation Prof Weblog, relating to a latest dialogue on canonical environmental legislation instances: The concept of a canonical environmental legislation case may be an oxymoron.  In spite of everything, with a number of constitutional legislation exceptions like Lujan, most traditional …

Public property and the rise of the person

Historic articles on the commons hold coming. Victorian Research lately printed an article by Daniel Stout, “Unusual Lands: Public Property and the Rise of the Particular person”. (I am glad to say that the article cites extensively from my “How Blackstone Grew to become a Blackstonian”.) The summary: This text examines …