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My Casebook for Business Organizations

Have you ever swelled with pride at your casebook?

Shhhh!🤫 … I was on Spring Break

Spring Break is a mad dash writing frenzy. Usually. Since I have four law review articles and a book chapter dropping or just dropped. I am taking it easy. Whatever that means. My spring break has never coincided with kids spring break. I just finished Deepa Purushothaman’s book, The First, The Few, the Only. I…

New Article: The Cliodynamics of Mass Incarceration, Climate Change, and “Chains on Our Feet”

President Biden’s UNGA address acknowledged the idea of visionary thinking and mutual cooperation, but the actions of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security at the southern border on his watch painted an alternate reality. This Essay is an observation of that essential disconnect between the vision and the execution. This Essay proceeds in three Parts.…

🚨Chapter Publication Release Date 🚨

Resilience in Energy, Infrastructure, and Natural Resources Law Examining Legal Pathways for Sustainability in Times of Disruption Edited by Catherine Banet, Hanri Mostert, LeRoy Paddock, Milton Fernando Montoya, and Iñigo del Guayo Examines how and to what extent legal frameworks identify the issue of ‘resilience’ as a single concept Addresses international, regional, and national decision-making and collaboration from state, company,…

Professor Berta Hernández-Truyol Named 2022 Kate Stoneman Day Awardee

Congratulations to my law professor Berta Hernández-Truyol for being named a 2022 Kate Stoneman Day Awardee by Albany Law School. I was in Professor Hernandez’s International Human Rights class when the French Senate began debating the hijab ban in 2004. I went to her in office hours upset and hurt that how could international human…

Flow

I am 10 days behind on a deadline and need to write 2500 more words and get in that flow. I wrote a 6,000 word law review article out of the blue because I was ticked when I should have finished the other article. This post is just here to tell me to write that…

Biden’s Biofuels Targets

Big Oil and enviros aren’t pleased with President Biden’s biofuel targets. Farmers aren’t completely excited by the retroactive reductions for 2020, but they gain the most. I wrote about Big Corn’s silent revolution at the expense of Big Oil, in Responsive Regulation and Resiliency: The Renewable Fuel Standard and Advanced Biofuels back in 2018. I…

The Blind Spots in Atmospheric Trust Litigation: First World Climate Chauvinism and Environmental Racism

Intergenerational equity is a guiding principle for climate change adaptation measures and sustainable development. The fear is that those who contribute most to carbon pollution will not be around to face its dire impacts. As a result of this concern of intergenerational equity, atmospheric trust litigation has arisen through the innovative use of the centuries…

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Post COP 26: Let Them Drown in the English Channel

More than 30,000 migrants have attempted to cross the Channel by sea this year, around three times more than 2020, as authorities have clamped down on other routes, including crossings by train and cargo trucks. Successful crossings have encouraged a growing number of migrants to attempt the journey via the Dover Strait. … a fisherman spotted…