Faculty Scholarship

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.

2020

Articles

2019

Books

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    The Crisis in Global Ethics and the Future of Global Governance:  Fulfilling the Promise of the Earth Charter (2019) (co-editor, with Peter D. Burdon & Klaus Bosselmann).

Articles in Books

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Preface & Fulfilling the Promise of the Earth Charter, in The Crisis in Global Ethics and the Future of Global Governance:  Fulfilling the Promise of the Earth Charter ix  (co-editor, with Peter D. Burdon & Klaus Bosselmann, 2019) (co-author, with Peter D. Burdon & Klaus Bosselmann).

Other Writings

2018

Other Writings

2017

Articles

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Democratic Environmental Experimentalism, 35 UCLA J. Env't L. & Pol'y 57 (2017).

Other Writings

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Good Samaritan Proposals (Symposium), 7 Ariz. J. Envtl. L. & Pol'y 73 (2017) (panel moderator).

2016

Books

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Environmental Law:  A Conceptual and Pragmatic Approach (3d ed. 2016) (co-author, with David M. Driesen & Robert W. Adler).

Articles in Books

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Environmental Federalism:  A View from the United States, in 2 Encyclopedia of Environmental Law:  Decision Making in Environmental Law 87 (LeRoy C. Paddock, Robert L. Glicksman, & Nicholas S. Bryner eds., 2016).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2638554
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Climate Change Federalism, in 1 Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Law:  Climate Change Law 337 (Daniel A. Farber & Marjan Peeters eds., 2016).

Articles

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Policy Innovation Under Dynamic, Adaptative Federalism and Democratic Experimentalism Compared:  Lessons for Federalism and Climate Change Adaptation Policy, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-01 (2016).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2710760

2015

Articles in Books

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    The Limits of National Climate Policy Making and the Role of the Courts, in Changing Climate Politics:  US Policies and Civic Action 32 (Yael Wolinsky-Nahmias ed., 2015).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2276037
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    The Enigma of State Climate Change Policy Innovation, in The Law and Policy of Environmental Federalism:  A Comparative Analysis 169 (Kalyani Robbins ed., 2015).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2557114

Articles

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    EPA’s Clean Power Plan:  An Emerging New Cooperative Federalism?, 45 Publius:  The Journal of Federalism 452 (2015).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2490501

Other Writings

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    EPA's Treatment of States, in William W. Buzbee et al., The Clean Power Plan:  Issues to Watch, Center for Progressive Reform Issue Alert #1506, Aug. 2015.

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2688832

2013

Articles

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Perverse Incentives:  The Case of Wildfire Smoke Regulation, 40 Ecology L.Q. 623 (2013).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2131366
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Adaptation and the Courtroom: Judging Climate Science, 3 Mich. J. Envtl. & Admin. L. 1 (2013) (co-author, with Jonathan Overpeck).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2185616

2012

Articles in Books

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    When “Smoke Isn’t Smoke”: Missteps in Air Quality Regulation of Wildfire Smoke, in Wildfire Policy:  Law and Economics Perspectives 127 (Karen M. Bradshaw & Dean Lueck eds., 2012) (co-author, with Andrew Reeves).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1837819

Articles

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Why not a Regional Approach to State Renewable Power Mandates?, 3 San Diego J. Climate & Energy L. 79 (2012).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2005821

Other Writings

2011

Books

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Navigating Climate Change Policy:  The Opportunities of Federalism (2011) (co-editor, with Edella C. Schlager & Sally Rider, & author of Reorienting State Climate Change Policies to Induce Technological Change, Chapter 8 (co-author, with David E. Adelman)).

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Environmental Law:  A Conceptual and Pragmatic Approach (2d ed. 2011) (co-author, with David M. Driesen & Robert W. Adler).

Articles

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Damages, Injunctions, and Climate Justice:  A Reply to Jonathan Zasloff, 58 UCLA L. Rev. Discourse 189 (2011).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1703004 Available at:
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    State Standing in Climate Change Lawsuits, 28 J. Land Use & Envtl L. 217 (2011).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1836883
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    The Potential and Power of Renewable Energy Credits to Enhance Air Quality and Economic Development in Arizona, 43 Ariz. State L.J. 809 (2011) (co-author, with Matthew McDonnell & Ardeth Barnhart).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1843527

Other Writings

2010

Articles in Books

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Courts and Climate Policy:  Now and in the Future, in Greenhouse Governance: Addressing American Climate Change Policy 229 (Barry G. Rabe ed., 2010).

Articles

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    How to Take Climate Change Into Account: A Guidance Document for Judges Adjudicating Water Disputes, 40 Envtl. L. Rep. 11215 (Dec. 2010) (co-author, with Carolyn Brickey, Katharine Jacobs, Julia Matter, Daniel F. Luecke, Marc L. Miller, Jonathan Overpeck, & Bradley Udall).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1722857

2009

Articles in Books

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Adaptive Environmental Federalism, in Preemption Choice:  The Theory, Law, and Reality of Federalism’s Core Question 277 (William W. Buzbee ed., 2009) (co-author, with David E. Adelman).

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    State Governance: Leadership on Climate Change, in Agenda for a Sustainable America 441 (John C. Dernbach ed., 2009) (co-author, with Marc L. Miller).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1081314

Articles

Other Writings

2008

Articles

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Micro-Motives for State and Local Climate Initiatives, 2 Harv. L. & Pol'y Rev. 119 (2008) (co-author, with Barak Y. Orbach).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1014749
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Adaptive Federalism: The Case Against Reallocating Environmental Regulatory Authority, 92 Minn. L. Rev. 1796 (2008), (co-author, with David E. Adelman) reprinted as one of ten best land use/environmental articles of 2008, in Land Use & Envt. L. Rev. 535 (2009-2010).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1016767 Available at:
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Reorienting State Climate Change Policies to Induce Technological Change, 50 Ariz. L. Rev. 835 (2008) (co-author, with David Adelman).

Other Writings

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Symposium Introduction:  Property Rights and the Environment, 50 Ariz. L. Rev. 373 (2008) (co-author, with Dean Lueck).

2007

Articles

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Harmonizing Regulatory and Litigation Approaches to Climate Change Mitigation:  Incorporating Tradable Emissions Offsets into Common Law Remedies, 155 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1563 (2007).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=968990

Other Writings

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Climate Change Litigation (Other than under the Clean Air Act), in Global Warming:  Climate Change and the Law 141, ALI-ABA Continuing Legal Education, Mar. 2007.

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    The Politics of Local Climate Change Initiatives, 32 Admin. & Reg. L. News 6 (Summer 2007) (co-author, with Barak Y. Orbach).

2006

Articles

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    State and Local Climate Change Initiatives:  What is Motivating State and Local Governments to Address a Global Problem and What Does this Say about Federalism and Environmental Law? 38 Urb. Law. 1015 (2006).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=933712
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Harnessing the Benefits of Dynamic Federalism in Environmental Law, 56 Emory L. J. 159 (2006).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=933719

Other Writings

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Brief of Amici Curiae Climate Scientists David Battisti, William E. Easterling, Christopher Field, Inez Fung, James E. Hansen, John Harte, Eugenia Kalnay, Daniel Kirk-Davidoff, Pamela A. Matson, James C. McWilliams, Mario J. Molina, Jonathan T. Overpeck, F. Sherwood Rowland, Joellen Russell, Scott R. Saleska, Edward Sarachik, John M. Wallace, and Steven C. Wofsy in Support of Petitioners, Massachussetts v. EPA, 415 F.3d 50 (D.C. Cir. 2005) (Aug. 31, 2006) (co-author, with John C. Dernbach, Robert B. McKinstry, Jr., & Stephanie Tai).

2005

Articles

2001

Articles in Books

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Environmental Federalism in the United States: The Risks of Devolution, in Regulatory Competition and Economic Integration: Comparative Perspectives 135 (Daniel C. Esty & Damien Geradin eds., 2001) (co-author, with Susan Rose-Ackerman).