Fisheries litigation

Robin Kundis Craig and Catherine Danley not too long ago posted “Federal Fisheries Administration: A Quantitative Evaluation of Federal Fisheries Litigation Since 1976“. The summary: When Congress enacted the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Administration Act in 1976, it supposed the Act to function largely with out the courts. Certainly, for …

Social justice and the historic growth of water rights

Jill Robbie blogged this week on the College of Glasgow College of Regulation's weblog, exploring connections between her work on the historical past of Scottish water regulation (see her Non-public Water Rights, 2015) and my very own on the historical past of the appropriation doctrine within the western US. Jill …

The California ascendancy: Explaining world management in environmental regulation and coverage

[A guest book review from Geoffrey Wandesforde-Smith:] Within the latest addition to the Research in American Politics collection from Princeton College Press, David Vogel in California Greenin’: How the Golden State Grew to become an Environmental Chief (Princeton UP, 2018) asks how it’s that California has had such success in defending its …

Race and public lands

A current concern of Atmosphere and Historical past has an article connecting problems with conservation and race, Harald Witt’s “Indigenous Timber and Forests: Contradictions, Battle and Conservation in Natal and Zululand (1900–1960)”. The summary: On the flip of the nineteenth century, it was estimated that nine-tenths of the recognized forests in Natal …

Historic evaluation in environmental regulation VI: What’s at stake

Within the final couple of posts in this collection I advised a number of instructions of inquiry for uncovering the historical past of environmental regulation. On this remaining submit within the collection, I want to tentatively provide some ideas on why the historic exploration of environmental regulation issues. To begin with, …

Indian water rights, federal water rights, and state courts

Ed Mendoza of the Gila River Indian Neighborhood, Arizona (photograph: Monica Almeida/NYT) Dylan Hedden-Properly not too long ago posted “The Legislative Historical past of the McCarran Modification: An Effort to Decide Whether or not Congress Meant for State Courtroom Jurisdiction to Prolong to Indian Reserved Water Rights”, revealed in Environmental Legislation. …