Environmental Law and Policy Nature Law and Society

ISBN-10: 0735577706

ISBN-13: 9780735577701

Edition: 7th 2010 (Revised)

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Description: This user-friendly book - noted for its comprehensive legal process approachto the depth and complexity of modern environmental law - gives students asolid doctrinal footing in the law and helps build their analytical skills.Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Law, and Society, Fourth Edition,uses the legal process approach, building on a base of common law andconstitutional law and continuing on to statutory and administrative law, toillustrate both the structure of the law and how it works.Among the attributes that have made this classroom-tested casebook afavorite:coverage not only of the staples of environmental law but of hot topicalareas of climate change law, regulation of toxics including consumerproduct exposures, natural ecological services, risk assessment,“brown-fielding” of contaminated sites, and the linkage between endangeredpolar bears and atmospheric loadingbroad topical coverage is supplemented with a reference section thatincludes a Statutory Capsule Appendix and an annotated Glossary of Acronymsand Abbreviationsextensive author-written explanations accompanied by a large numberof visuals, including charts, graphs, and photographsstatutory and regulatory materials that build on the common lawfoundation of environmental law, showing the various ways in which statutesaddress environmental problems and pointing out the strengths and weaknessesof each generic statutory typeaccompanied by two Teacher’s Manuals (one for law schoolprofessors and one for undergraduate professors), annual Professor’s Updates, and a website with supplementary materials for adopters. TheTeacher’s Manuals and Updates suggest simulations and other exercisesavailable online for integrating problem-solving, practical perspectives intothe standard class formatThe Fourth Edition, which has been reorganized to bring related contenttogether to better correspond to the amount of time usually spent on varioustopics, features:a new co-author, Noah D. Hall of Wayne Statean array of significant materials not generally covered in othercasebooks, including:The Copenhagen Climate Change Conference (the December 2009 internationalclimate change greenhouse gas regulatory negotiations)Exxon Shipping v. Baker (oil spill punitive damages)Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil (climate change/public nuisance tort)National Assoc. of Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife (endangered speciesand clash of statutes/ESA, CWA)Coeur Alaska v. SE Alaska Conservation Council (“When can a pristine river beatoxic disposal lagoon?” and the Supreme Court’s recent parade of retreats fromenvironmental protection)So. Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Norton (as a reflection of pressures onresources planning)Stop the Beach Renourishment v. Florida (sea-rise and oceanfront property)expanded coverage of clean water, greenhouse gas trading, carbon taxes,and moreThe outstanding author team of Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Law,and Society, Fourth Edition, offers accessible, comprehensive coverage ofthe fundamentals of environmental law as well as today’s hot topics.*Instructor's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only.For more information or to request a copy, please contact Wolter's Kluwer Law& Business at 800.529.7545 or examcopy@wolterskluwer.com.

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List price: $248.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 8/5/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 998
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.730

Born in South Carolina and earned a Enginering degree..Started family history research in 1952 have published one book of Family History on the Parkers of Western North Carolina.

Basic Themes
Basic Themes in Environmentalism
Cross-Cutting Themes in Environmental Law
The Enduring Role of Common Law in Environmental protection
Common Law Tools for Environmental Protection
The Special Challenges of Toxic Tort Litigation
The Basic Public Law of Environmental Law
An Introduction to Environmental Public Law and Regulatory Agencies
The Administrative Law of Environmental Law
Levels of Government & Sovereignty in the Environmental Context
A Taxonomy of Public Law Approaches to Environmental Protection
Disclosure Statutes-: Public & Private Information, the Power of Required Disclosure, and the Stop-and-Think Logic of the National Environmental Policy Act
Planning as a Management Tool: Agency Oversight of Private & Public Resource Use, and the Challenge of Adaptive Management
Roadblock Statutes: The Endangered Species Act
From Harm-Based to Technology-Based Standards: Air
From Technology-Based to Harm-Based Standards: Water
The Use of Cost-Benefit Analysis and Risk Assessment
Market-Enlistment Environmental Strategies
Front-End Strategies: Market Entry Controls, Pollution Prevention, Toxic Use Reduction
Remedial Liability Regulatory Strategies: CERCLA
Life-Cycle Regulatory Strategies: RCRA
Overarching Legal Perspectives
Enforcement & Compliance Strategies in the Civil Law Realm
Environmental Criminal Law
Public Rights and the Public Trust Doctrine
Public & Private Rights in Property: Eminent Domain & Regulatory Takings
International & Comparative Environmental Law
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