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

Richard J. Lazarus, Stewart’s Paradoxes of Liberty, Integrity and Fraternity: Sobering Lessons from COVID-19 for Environmental Law, 29 N.Y.U. Envt’l L. J. (forthcoming Spring 2021) (Libby Dimenstein co-author)

Richard J. Lazarus, The Super Wicked Problem of Donald Trump, 73 Vand. L. Rev. 1811 (2020).

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

Richard J. Lazarus, Senator Edmund Muskie’s Enduring Legacy in the Courts, 67 Maine L. Rev. 239 (2015).

Richard J. Lazarus, The Opinion Assignment Power, Justice Scalia's Un-Becoming, and UARG's Unanticipated Cloud Over the Clean Air Act 39 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 37 (2015).

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

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

Richard J. Lazarus, Flexing Agency Muscle?, 48 Ga. L. Rev. 327 (2014).

Richard J. Lazarus, Norfolk & Western Railway v. Ayers, 538 U.S. 135 (2003) 127 Harv. L. Rev. 451 (2013).

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

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

Richard J. Lazarus, "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)


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