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1.

Climate Change Law: An Introduction

Energy Law Journal, Vol. 29. No. 1, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and U.S. Department of Energy
Downloads 2,416
2.

The Ethical Responsibility to Reduce Energy Consumption

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 985, 2009, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-18
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 1,046
3.

Making the States Full Partners in a National Climate Change Effort: A Necessary Element for Sustainable Economic Development

Environmental Law Reporter, 2010, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Ballard Spahr LLP and Center for Climate Strategies
Downloads 989
4.

Sampling, Looping, and Mashing … Oh My! How Hip Hop Music is Scratching More than the Surface of Copyright Law

Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 21, p. 843, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-26
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 24 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
UNH Law
Downloads 879
5.

Federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Laws

LAW OF CLEAN ENERGY: EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLES, Michael B Gerrard ed., Forthcoming, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-30
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Vermont Law School
Downloads 808
6.

Browse-Wrap Agreements: Validity of Implied Assent in Electronic Form Agreements

Business Lawyer, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2003, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP - New York Office, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Robinson & Cole, LLP and Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett, P.A.
Downloads 784
7.

Energy Efficiency and Conservation: New Legal Tools and Opportunities

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Ballard Spahr LLP and Ballard Spahr LLP
Downloads 738
8.

Creating the Law of Environmentally Sustainable Economic Development

Pace Environmental Law (PELR) Review, Vol. 28, No. 3, Spring 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-10
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 699
9.

Electronic Contracting Cases 2009-2010

Business Lawyer, Vol. 66, 2010, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-16, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-14
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 638
10.

Robinson Township v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Examination and Implications

Rutgers U. L. Rev. Vol. 67, 2015, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-10
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
Downloads 626
11.

Sustainable Development as a Framework for National Governance

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 1, 1998
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 601
12.

The Sustainable Relationship: What the United States and the United Kingdom Can Teach Each Other About Climate Change and Sustainable Development at the National Level

The Environmental Forum, Volume 30, No. 3 May/June 2013, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-26
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Dundee Law School
Downloads 557
13.

The Essential and Growing Role of Legal Education in Achieving Sustainability

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 551
14.

Progress Toward Sustainability: A Report Card and a Recommended Agenda

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 39, p. 10276, 2009, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-12
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 538
15.

Evolution of U.S. Climate Policy

Global Climate Change and the U.S. Law, American Bar Association Book Publishing, Second Edition, 2014, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-38
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and PA Department of Environmental Protection
Downloads 511
16.

Developing a Comprehensive Approach to Climate Change Policy in the United States: Integrating Levels of Government and Economic Sectors

Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 26, 2007, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-20
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Center for Climate Strategies and Ballard Spahr LLP
Downloads 499
17.

An Agenda for Sustainable Communities

Environmental & Energy Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 4, 2009, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-28
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 479
18.

Stabilizing and then Reducing U.S. Energy Consumption: Legal and Policy Tools for Efficiency and Conservation

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 37, 2007, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-26
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 478
19.

Signals, Assent and Internet Contracting

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 1307, 2005
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 457
20.

Towards a System of Estates in Virtual Property

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-22, CYBERLAW SECURITY & PRIVACY, Sylvia Mercado Kierkegaard, ed., International Association of IT Lawyers, 2007, International Journal of Private Law, Vol. 3
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 448
21.

Survey of the Law of Cyberspace: Electronic Contracting Cases 2006-2007

Business Lawyer, Vol. 63, p. 219, 2007, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-28, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-06
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 438
22.

Sustaining America

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 May 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 425
23.

Creating Legal Pathways to a Zero-Carbon Future

Creating Legal Pathways to a Zero Carbon Future Legal and Policy Responses to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment, in 46 ELR 10780 (2016)., Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 15-24,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 415
24.

Sustainability as a Means of Improving Environmental Justice

19 J. of Sustainability and Envtl. Law 1 (2012), Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-20, Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 14-17
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 404
25.

Survey of the Law of Cyberspace: Electronic Contracting Cases 2007-2008

Business Lawyer, Vol. 64, No. 1, p. 199, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-46, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-27
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 401
26.

Survey of the Law of Cyberspace: Electronic Contracting Cases 2005-2006

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-11, Business Lawyer, Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 195-207, November 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 376
27.

Making the Paris Agreement Work

The Environmental Forum, September/October 2016, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 15-42
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 374
28.

Harnessing Individual Behavior to Address Climate Change: Options for Congress

Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 May 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 373
29.

Administrative Law Through the Lens of Immigration Law

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 3, 2012, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-04
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 364
30.

What Virtual Worlds Can Do for Property Law

Florida Law Review, Vol. 62, p.159, 2010, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-08
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 358
31.

The 'Cash for Clunkers' Program: A Sustainability Evaluation

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 467, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-08
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Vermont Law School and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 351
32.

Has Congress Stopped Executives from Raiding the Bank? A Critical Analysis of I.R.C. §409A

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Sep 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 349
33.

Tips for Lawyers Writing in a Time Crunch

ABA Litigation Journal Fall 2013 Vol. 40 No. 1 , Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
Downloads 342
34.

Navigating the U.S. Transition to Sustainability: Matching National Governance Challenges with Appropriate Legal Tools

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 44, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-50
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 337
35.

A Broader View of the Immigration Adjudication Problem

Georgetown Immigration Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 595, 2009, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 320
36.

Can There Be a Unified Theory of Torts? A Pluralist Suggestion from History and Doctrine

Brandeis Law Journal, Vol. 43, p. 369, 2005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 318
37.

Federal Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Case Study of Increasing Transparency for Fiscal Policy

Annual Review of Energy and the Environment, Vol. 26, p. 361, 2001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Earth Track, Inc. and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School

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Downloads 313
38.

Survey of the Law of Cyberspace: Electronic Contracting Cases 2008-2009

Business Lawyer, Vol. 65, p. 317, 2009, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-31, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 311
39.

Federal Climate Change Legislation as if the States Matter

Section of Natural Resources Law, Forthcoming, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Ballard Spahr LLP, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Center for Climate Strategies
Downloads 297
40.

From Lord Coke to Internet Privacy: The Past, Present, and Future of the Law of Electronic Contracting

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 2, p. 452, 2013, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-06
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 283
41.

A Legislative History of Article 1, Section 27 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Showing Source Documents

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 254
42.

Sustainable Development: Now More than Ever

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2002, STUMBLING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY, John C. Dernbach, ed., 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 240
43.

The Unfinished Story of the Rio Plus 20 Conference

Daily Environment Report, 194 DEN B-1, 10/09/2012, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-18
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 237
44.

A Comparative Examination of the Purpose of the Criminal Justice System

Ashburn Institute Transnational Law Journal, Vol. 1, 2010 , Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 236
45.

Sustainable Development and its Discontents

Journal of Transnational Environmental Law, Forthcoming, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-33
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law (deceased) and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 235
46.

Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization: Lessons from California and Germany

82 Brooklyn Law Review 825, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 15-40
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 227
47.

Beyond Decisional Independence: Uncovering Contributors to the Immigration Adjudication Crisis

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 541, 2011, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-24
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 209
48.

Accomplishing Your Scholarly Agenda While Maximizing Students’ Learning (A.K.A., How to Teach Legal Methods and Have Time to Write Too)

Duquesne University Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 545, Summer 2012, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-12
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Jul 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 199
49.

False Categories in Commercial Law: The (Ir)Relevance of (In)Tangibility

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 119, 2007, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-10
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 23 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 199
50.

China’s Uniform Provisions of Evidence of the People's Court and the Convergence of Civil Law and Common Law

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 198