David A. Dana

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

Professor and Associate Dean

375 E. Chicago Ave

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

43

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

The Mismatch between Public Nuisance Law and Global Warming

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-05, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 May 2008
David A. Dana
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Global warming, climate change, nusiance, public nuisance, federalism, environmental law, greenhouse gas emissions, political question

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The Foreclosure Crisis and the Anti-Fragmentation Principle in State Property Law

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-06, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
David A. Dana
Downloads 363 (147,566)
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mortgages, housing, takings

A Market Approach to Regulating the Energy Revolution: Assurance Bonds, Insurance, and the Certain and Uncertain Risks of Hydraulic Fracturing

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-37, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 13-37
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
David A. Dana and Hannah Jacobs Wiseman
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Penn State Law – University Park
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environmental law, energy law, oil and gas law, insurance law, bonds, and hydrofracturing or fracking

A Market Approach to Regulating the Energy Revolution: Assurance Bonds, Insurance, and the Certain and Uncertain Risks of Hydraulic Fracturing

99 Iowa Law Review 1523 (2014), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-29, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 752, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 May 2015
David A. Dana and Hannah Jacobs Wiseman
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Penn State Law – University Park
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Oil, gas, fracking, liability, insurance

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The Contextual Rationality of the Precautionary Principle

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 09-27, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-46, Queen's Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2010
David A. Dana
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Precautionary Principle, Cost Benefit Analysis, Regulation, Climate Change, Nanotechnology

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Exclusionary Eminent Domain

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-06, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 08-17
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 May 2008
David A. Dana
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Eminent domian, exclusionary zoning, zoning, affordable housing, Mount Laurel, Kelo

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The Law and Expressive Meaning of Condemning the Poor after Kelo

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 917891, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 917891
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jul 2006
David A. Dana
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Econonics, law, environmental law, natural resources

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Torts, Civil Procedure/Litigation, Law and Economics, Jurisprudence

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Public Nuisance Law When Politics Fails

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 21-14, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 21-03
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 May 2021
David A. Dana
Downloads 211 (255,913)
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Nuisance, Tort, Regulation

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After Flint: Environmental Justice as Equal Protection

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 16-29
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
David A. Dana and Deborah Tuerkheimer
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Climate Change, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Stated Preference

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Alien Tort Claims Act, Liability, Jurisdiction, Sosa

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Can the Law Track Scientific Risk and Technological Innovation?: The Problem of Regulatory Definitions and Nanotechnology

THE NANOTECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE, Cambridge University Press, David Dana, ed., 2010, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 10-83
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Nov 2010
David A. Dana
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environmental law, administrative law, intellectual property, technology

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Reframing the Debate Over Eminent Domain Reform

Northwestern Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-09, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 06-31
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Dec 2006
David A. Dana
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An Invisible Crisis in Plain Sight: The Emergence of The 'The Eviction Economy,' Its Causes, and the Possibilities for Reform (Reviewing Desmond, EVICTED)

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 16-27
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
David A. Dana
Downloads 183 (291,112)
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Landlord-Tenant, Housing, Urban Studies, Poverty, Sociology

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When Less Liability May Mean More Precaution: The Case of Nanotechnology

UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Forthcoming , Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-43, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 09-24
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Dec 2009
David A. Dana
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Nanotechnology, Precautionary Principle, Liability, Emerging Technology, Environmental Risk, Regulation, Tort

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Reframing Eminent Domain: Unsupported Advocacy, Ambiguous Economics, and the Case for a New Public Use Test

Vermont Law Review, 2007, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 07-20, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jul 2007
David A. Dana
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Environmental Law, Property and Land Use, Law and Economics, Constitutional Law

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Regulation, Public Attitudes, and Private Governance

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 18-07, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-06, 16 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, (Forthcoming 2019)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2019
David A. Dana and Janice Nadler
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private governance, private politics, food law & policy, consumer attitudes & behavior, social movements, environmental law & policy

Regulation, Public Attitudes, and Private Governance

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 18-07, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-06, 16 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, (Forthcoming 2019)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Feb 2018
David A. Dana and Janice Nadler
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private governance, private politics, food law & policy, consumer attitudes & behavior, social movements, environmental law & policy

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Why Mortgage 'Formalities' Matter

Loyola Consumer Law Review, Vol. 24, p. 101, 2012 , Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 12-14, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-06
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jun 2012
David A. Dana
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Mortgage, Foreclosure, Courts

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Torts, Litigation, Procedure, Public Law, Law and Economics

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Have US Regulators Been Soft on Banks Over Structured Products? Yes

International Finance Law Review, Vol. 13, July 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Dec 2009
University of Virginia School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Boston University School of Law and University of Pittsburgh
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structured finance, banks, financial regulation, aiding and abetting, corporate fraud, Enron, Central Bank

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Soda Taxes as a Legal and Social Movement

Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Dec 2017
David A. Dana and Janice Nadler
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soda tax, preemption, politics, state and local government

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A Climate Change Lens on the Dormant Commerce Clause

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 13-40
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
David A. Dana and Michael Barsa
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dormant commerce clause, climate change, greenhouse gasses, federalism, renewable fuels, energy

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Symposium: Foreign Life Valuation

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2015, No. 1, 2015, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-27, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-27
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 May 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
University of Illinois College of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Chicago - Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Decision Research and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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valuation, distributive justice, international law, immigration law, genocide, mass atrocities, climate change, transparency

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Environmental Law and Policy, Law and Economics, Ad Law

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Judicial Review in an Age of Hyper-Polarization and Alternative Facts

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 18-05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2023
David A. Dana and Michael Barsa
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Judicial Review, Administrative Law, Polarization, Fuel Economy, Environmental Policy, Elections

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Environmental, Regulation, Climate, Preemption

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Escaping the Abdication Trap When Cooperative Federalism Fails: Legal Reform after Flint

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-08
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2017
David A. Dana
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Environmental Law, federalism, Constitutional Law, Urban Studies, Environmental Policy, Environmental Justice

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Fracking as a Test of the Demsetz Property Rights Thesis

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Apr 2019
David A. Dana and Hannah Jacobs Wiseman
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Penn State Law – University Park
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property, property rights, externalities, commons, hydraulic fracturing, fracking, hydrofracking, hydrofracturing, oil, gas, water, water quality, natural resources, community impacts, environmental law

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Geoengineering and the Question of Weakened Resolve

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 18-04, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-04
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Feb 2018
David A. Dana
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Climate Change, Geoengineering, Moral Hazard, Law and Psychology, Environmental Policy

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A 'Switching Costs' Approach: EPA's Clean Power Plan as a Model for Allocating the Burden of Carbon Reductions Among Nations

San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 16-17, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Jul 2016
Michael Barsa and David A. Dana
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Climate Change, Clean Power Plan, Environmental Justice, Federalism

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Democratizing Preemption: Why and How Federal Courts Should Consider the Weight of Democratic Support for Non-Federal Alternatives

Northwestern University School of Law, Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper Series No. 07-19, Northwestern Law Review, 2007
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Jul 2007
David A. Dana
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Environmental Law and Policy, Constitutional Law - Federalism, Civil Procedure

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Not Just a Procedural Case: The Substantive Implications of Knick for State Property Law and Federal Takings Doctrine

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 19-11, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 19-26
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Dec 2019
David A. Dana
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takings, climate change, property

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Reforming Section 10 and the Habitat Conservation Plan Program

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-44, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 09-25
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Dec 2009
David A. Dana
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Endangered Species, Habitat Conservation Plans, Conservation Banking, Environmental Insurance, Environmental Law

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Incentivizing Municipalities to Adapt to Climate Change: Takings Liability and FEMA Reform as Possible Solutions

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-10, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2016
David A. Dana
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Climate Change, Adaptation, Takings, FEMA, local governments

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The Public Claim on Private Property

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 23-38
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Aug 2023
David A. Dana
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Property, Constitutional Law, Environmental Law

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Cooling Infrastructure, Cooling Security, and a Warming World

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 23-19
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Mar 2023
David A. Dana
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Air Conditioning, Climate, Adaptation, Tenants, Innovation, National Security

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International Trade, administrative, constitutionational, environtmental

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The New Contractarian Paradigm in Environmental Regulation

University of Illinois Law Review, November 1999
Posted: 19 Oct 1999
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Bargaining in the Shadow of Democracy

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, November 1999
Posted: 08 Oct 1999
David A. Dana and Susan P. Koniak
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Boston University School of Law

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 21
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How Washington Abetted the Bank Job

New York Times, op-ed, April 4, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
Boston University School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Pittsburgh
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credit default swaps, derivatives, financial crisis, bank regulation, regulatory failure, regulatory capture