Toward a Common Law of Ecosystem Services
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
St. Thomas Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2005
This article suggests ways in which the common law can integrate concepts of ecosystem services to fulfill pragmatic objectives of common law doctrine. Rather than requiring a radical departure from traditional common law doctrine as is often proposed in environmental literature on the common law, ecosystem services can fold seamlessly into existing common law principles as a source of new knowledge and changed circumstances.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 18, 2008
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