Richard J. Lazarus

Richard J. Lazarus

Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law
Richard J. Lazarus

Research Interests

Environmental Law; Natural Resources Law; Supreme Court Advocacy; Constitutional Law

Related Publications

"Judicial Missteps, Legislative Dysfunction, and the Public Trust Doctrine: Can Two Wrongs Make It Right?," 45 Envtl. Law Rev. 1139 (2016)

"Senator Edmund Muskie's Enduring Legacy in the Courts," 67 Me. L. Rev. 240 (2015)

"The Opinion Assignment Power, Justice Scalia's Unbecoming, and UARG's Unanticipated Cloud Over the Clean Air Act," 39 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 37 (2015)

"Environmental Law Without Congress," 30 J. Land Use & Envtl. Law 16 (2014)

"The (Non)Finality of Supreme Court Opinions," 128 Harv. L. Rev. 540 (2014)

"Flexing Agency Muscle," 48 Georgia L. Rev. 327 (2014)

"Norfolk & Western Railway v. Ayers," 538 U.S. 135 (2003), Essays in Honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 127 Harv. L. Rev. 451 (2013)

"Presidential Combat Against Climate Change," 126 Harvard L. Rev. F. 152 (2013)

"Environmental Law at the Crossroads: Back 25, Looking Forward 25," 2 U. Mich. J. Envtl. & Admin. L. 267 (2013)

"The National Environmental Policy Act in the U.S. Supreme Court: A Reappraisal and A Peek Behind the Curtains," 100 Georgetown L. J. 1507 (2012)

"Super Wicked Problems and Climate Change: Restraining the Present to Liberate the Future," 94 Cornell L. Rev. 1153 (June 2009)

"Advocacy Matters Before and Within the Supreme Court: Transforming the Court by Tranforming the Bar," 96 Geo. L. J. 1487 (2008)

"Congressional Descent: The Demise of Deliberative Democracy in Environmental Law," 94 Geo. L. J. 619 (2006)

The Making of Environmental Law (University of Chicago Press, 2004)

"Restoring What's Environmental About Environmental Law in the Supreme Court," 47 U.C.L.A. L. Rev. 703 (2000)


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