The faculty members of Arizona Law are among the most influential legal scholars in the world. Our faculty routinely produce powerful and provocative scholarship, from shaping legal debate on water policy and ethics, to conducting research that identifies and solves important real-world challenges like jury bias and internet censorship.
Joseph Sax and the Idea of the Public Trust, 25 Ecology L.Q. 351 (1998).
Evolution of Property Rights and Riparian Rights, in New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law (Peter Newman ed., 1998).
The Shadow of The Cathedral, 106 Yale L.J. 2175 (1997).
Demystifying Ecosystem Management, 24 Ecology L.Q. 865 (1997).
Property as the Keystone Right? 71 Notre Dame L. Rev. 329 (1996).
A Dozen Propositions on Private Property, Public Rights, and the New Takings Legislation, 53 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 265 (1996).
Takings, Federalism, Norms, 105 Yale L.J. 1121 (1996) (reviewing William A. Fischel, Regulatory Takings: Law, Economics, and Politics (1995)).
Perspectives on Property Law (2d ed. 1995) (co-author, with Bruce Ackerman & Robert Ellickson).
Trust in the Mirror of Betrayal, 75 B.U. L. Rev. 531 (1995).
Bargaining and Gender, 18 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 547 (1995).
Il Contributo dell'Economia al Diritto di Proprieta (The Contribution of the Law and Economics Movement to Property Law), 13 Rivista Critica del Diritto Privato 621 (1995).
Property and Persuasion: Essays on the History, Theory, and Rhetoric of Ownership (1994).
Rhetoric and Romance: A Comment on Spouses and Strangers, 82 Geo. L.J. 2409 (1994).
Environmental Lessons, 27 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 1023 (1994).
Given-Ness and Gift: Property and the Quest for Environmental Ethics, 24 Envtl. L. 1 (1994).
A Tale of Two Rivers, 91 Mich. L. Rev. 1623 (1993) (reviewing Juan de Onis, The Green Cathedral: Sustainable Development of Amazonia (1992) & Thomas Steinberg, Nature Incorporated: Industrialization and the Waters of New England (1991)).
Book Review, 10 Const. Commentary 238 (1993) (reviewing James W. Ely, Jr., The Guardian of Every Other Right: A Constitutional History of Property Rights (1992)).
Giving, Trading, Thieving, and Trusting: How and Why Gifts Become Exchanges, and (More Importantly) Vice Versa, 44 Fla. L. Rev. 295 (1992), excerpted in Rethinking Commodification 114 (Martha M. Ertman & Joan C. Williams eds., 2005).
Giving Some Back -- A Reprise, 44 Fla. L. Rev. 365 (1992) (responses to commentators).
Women and Property: Gaining and Losing Ground, 78 Va. L. Rev. 421 (1992).
Property as Wealth, Property as Propriety, in Compensatory Justice 223 (John W. Chapman ed., 1991) (33 Nomos 223).
Rethinking Environmental Controls: Management Strategies for Common Resources, 1991 Duke L.J. 1.
Property Rights, Regulatory Regimes and the New Takings Jurisprudence -- An Evolutionary Approach, 57 Tenn. L. Rev. 577 (1990).
Energy and Efficiency in the Realignment of Common-Law Water Rights, 19 J. Legal Stud. 261 (1990).
Property as Storytelling: Perspectives from Game Theory, Narrative Theory, Feminist Theory, 2 Yale J. L. & Humanities 37 (1990), excerpted in Perspectives on Property Law 28 (Bruce Ackerson, Carol Rose, & Robert Ellickson eds. 3d ed., 2002), and translated into Chinese & published in Chinese journal 9 Private Law 256 (2011).
Judicial Selection and the Mask of Nonpartisanship, 84 Nw. U. L. Rev. 929 (1990).
The Ancient Constitution vs. the Federalist Empire: Anti-Federalism from the Attack on "Monarchism" to Modern Localism, 84 Nw. U. L. Rev. 74 (1989).
Environmental Faust Succumbs to Temptations of Economic Mephistopheles, Or, Value By Any Other Name is Preference, 87 Mich. L. Rev. 1631 (1989) (reviewing Mark Sagoff, The Economy of the Earth: Philosophy, Law, and the Environment (1988)).
Crystals and Mud in Property Law, 40 Stan. L. Rev. 577 (1988).
"Enough, and As Good" of What? 81 Nw. U. L. Rev. 417 (1987).
The Comedy of the Commons: Commerce, Custom and Inherently Public Property, 53 U. Chi. L. Rev. 711 (1986), reprinted as one of ten best land use/environmental articles of 1986, in 18 Land Use & Envt. L. Rev. 145 (1987).
Possession as the Origin of Property, 52 U. Chi. L. Rev. 73 (1985), translated into Chinese & published in Chinese journal 9 Private Law 241 (2011).
New Models for Local Land Use Decisions, 79 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1155 (1985).
Mahon Reconstructed: Why the Takings Issue is Still a Muddle, 57 S. Cal. L. Rev. 561 (1984), reprinted as one of ten best land use/environmental articles of 1984, in 16 Land Use & Envt. L. Rev. 3 (1985).
Public Property, Old and New, 79 Nw. U. L. Rev. 216 (1984) (reviewing Hendrik Hartog, Public Property and Private Power: The Corporation of the City of New York in American Law, 1730 - 1870 (1983)).
Planning and Dealing: Piecemeal Land Controls as a Problem of Local Legitimacy, 71 Cal. L. Rev. 837 (1983), reprinted as one of ten best land use/environmental articles of 1983, in 15 Land Use & Envt. L. Rev. 241 (1984).
Servitudes, Security, and Assent: Some Comments on Professors French and Reichman, 55 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1403 (1982).
Preservation and Community: New Directions in the Law of Historic Preservation, 33 Stan. L. Rev. 473 (1981).
Coming to Terms with Terminology: Evaluating Law Reform, 31 Stan. L. Rev. 977 (1979) (reviewing Joel F. Handler, Social Movements and the Legal System (1978)).
Some Emerging Issues in Legal Liability of Children's Agencies (1978).
A Time for Accounting: The Housing and Community Development Act in the South (1976) (co-author, with Ray Brown & Ann Coil).
Citizen Participation in Revenue Sharing: A Report from the South (1975).
Empire and Territories at the End of the Old Reich, in The Old Reich: Essays on German Political Institutions, 1495 - 1806 ___ (James A. Vann & Steven W. Rowan eds., 1974).
The Issue of Parliamentary Suffrage at the Frankfurt National Assembly, 1848 - 1849, 5 Central European History 127 (1972).