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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 2,493
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 1,052
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, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Center for Climate Strategies
Downloads 998
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 919
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 813
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 807
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, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Ballard Spahr LLP
Downloads 743
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 712
9.

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 670
10.

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 643
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 618
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 562
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 557
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 556
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 533
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 affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 503
17.

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 484
18.

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 480
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 463
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 452
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 424
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 414
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 410
26.

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 392
27.

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 378
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 376
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 373
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 368
31.

Sustainable Development in Law Practice: A Lens for Addressing All Legal Problems

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 123, 2017, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 15-44
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 367
32.

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 366
33.

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 352
34.

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 348
35.

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 339
36.

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 326
37.

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 321
38.

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 321
39.

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 314
40.

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
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School and Center for Climate Strategies
Downloads 298
41.

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 295
42.

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 276
43.

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 259
44.

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 251
45.

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 239
46.

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 237
47.

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 232
48.

White Paper on the Ethical Dimensions of Climate Change

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-58
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 217
49.

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 212
50.

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 211