Steven Eagle

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Professor of Law

3301 Fairfax Drive

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

The Role of the Common Law in Defining and Protecting the Environment: A Prolegomenon

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Mar 2008
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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common law, contract, ecology, environment, environmental protection, environmentalism, nuisance, pollution, property rights, public choice, tort

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Environmental Amenities, Private Property and Public Policy

Natural Resources Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 425-444, Spring 2004, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-34
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Aug 2004
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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environment, environmental amenity, public choice, existence value

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Property Tests, Due Process Tests and Regulatory Takings Jurisprudence

Brigham Young University Law Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 07-01
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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property tests, due process tests, regulatory takings, takings, Lingle

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Private Property, Development and Freedom: On Taking Our Own Advice

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 4, Spring 2006, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Aug 2005
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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international development, property rights, regulatory takings, rule of law, Eastern Europe, former Soviet Union

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Securing a Reliable Electricity Grid: A New Era in Transmission Siting Regulation?

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 73, 2006, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 05-31
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Sep 2005
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Dormant Commerce Clause, electric deregulation, electric transmission, electric utilities, electricity grid, eminent domain, Energy Policy Act of 2005, infrastructure siting, not in my backyard, transmission line siting

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Kelo, Directed Growth, and Municipal Industrial Policy

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-21
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Apr 2008
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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abatement, blight, condemnation, economic development, eminent domain, foreclosure, Kelo, local government land use regulation, municipal industrial policy, private redevelopment, property, public choice, takings

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Wireless Telecommunications, Infrastructure Security, and the Nimby Problem

Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 445-496, Winter 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-40
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Sep 2004
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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telecommunications, national security, land use planning, infrastructure, environment

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A Prospective Look at Property Rights and Environmental Regulation

George Mason Law Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-80
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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cap, carbon taxes, Edmund Burke, Elinor Ostrom, federalism, fracking, greenhouse gas emissions, hydraulic fracturing, Kyoto Protocol, legal centralism, Mankiw, natural resources, planning, precautionary principle, Robert Ellickson, subsidiarity, trade, United Nations Framework, zoning convention

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'Affordable Housing' as Metaphor

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 44, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper 16-34
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2017
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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affordable housing, density, disparate impact, economics, eminent domain, fair housing, gentrification, land use, pricing, property, rent control, subsidies, takings clause, urban development, vouchers, wages, zoning

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Does Blight Really Justify Condemnation?

Urban Lawyer, Vol. 39, No. 4, Fall 2007, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 07-35
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Oct 2007
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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blight, condemnation, eminent domain, urban revitalization, urban renewal, police power

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The Really New Property: A Skeptical Appraisal

Indiana Law Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-35
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Aug 2010
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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American Legal Realism, Anthony Kronman, Cass Sunstein, Conservative, Contract, Edmund Burke, Harold Lasswell, Henry Maine, Karl Llewellyn, Libertarian, Michale Oakeshott, Myres Mcdougal, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Rachel Moran, Status, Thomas Miles, Transformation, Utopians, Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld

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The Four-Factor Penn Central Regulatory Takings Test

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 118, No. 3, 2014 Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-67
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Nov 2013
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Polestar, Lucas, Grand Central Terminal, landmarks preservation, Henry George, multi-factor balancing, air rights, transferable development rights (TDR), mitigation, Armstrong, Tahoe-Sierra, Kavanau, subjective intent, Casitas, temporary investment, CCA Associates, Cienega X, unity of ownership

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Rethinking Urban Development

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 3, Spring 2012, pp. 629-635 (Introduction to the George Mason Law Review “Rethinking Urban Development” Symposium), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-42
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 May 2012
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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administrators, apartments, assertive government, Baron Georges Eugene Haussmann, Daniel Burnham, entrepreneur, Euclidean zoning, Great Recession, Jane Jacobs, Kelo v. City of New London, neighborhood shops, Paris, planning, projects, real estate, residences, Robert Moses, William Zeckendorf, York

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Reflections on Private Property, Planning, and State Power

Planning & Environmental Law, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 3-11, January 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Jan 2009
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Brennan, climate change, condemnation, eminent domain, information problems, land use planning, Mandelker, municipal industrial policy, nirvana fallacy, police power hawks, private property, property rights, Penn Central, Progressive Era, public choice, regulatory takings, San Diego Gas & Electric

15.

Urban Revitalization and Eminent Domain: Misinterpreting Jane Jacobs

Albany Government Law Review, Vol. 4, 2010, Eminent Domain: Public Use & the Social Compact Symposium, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2014
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Allodial Title, Belle Terre, Boraas, Bulk, Colonial America, Comprehensive Zoning, Feudal Ownership, George Sutherland, Height, Heterogeneity, Incremental Change, Mixed Arrangement, Nuisance, Public Use Clause, Setback, Settlement, Small Scale, Village of Euclid V. Ambler Realty, William O. Douglas

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Koontz in the Mansion and the Gatehouse

Urban Lawyer, Vol. 61, No. 1, 2014 Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-64
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2013
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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unconstitutional conditions, regulatory takings, development exactions, impact fees, land development applications, heightened scrutiny, deferential review, transparency, legislative determinations, adjudicative decisions, incentive zoning, Williamson County, Eastern Enterprises, Fifth Amendment

17.

Economic Salvation in a Restive Age: The Demand for Secular Salvation Has Not Abated

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-35, Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 3, pp. 569-586, Spring 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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religion, Progressivism, Libertarianism, salvation, Paul Samuelson, Milton Friedman

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The Perils of Regulatory Property in Land Use Regulation

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 54, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-23
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Jun 2014
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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affordable housing, bargaining, cap and trade, competition, crony capitalism, eminent domain, interest group, open access, police power, public good, public trust, public-private partnership, redevelopment, rent seeking, special privilege, steer and row, taking, tax increment financing, zoning

19.

Property Rights after Horne

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 10, 2016, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 16-08
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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appropriation, constitutional law, exaction, Fifth Amendment, Horne, affordable housing, Koontz, Penn Central, personal property, physical taking, private property, real estate development, real property, reciprocity of advantage, regulatory taking, Takings Clause, urban density, U.S. Constitution

20.

Land Use Regulation and Good Intentions

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, V. 33, Forthcoming, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 17-15
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Land use planning, zoning, property rights, Progressive Era, affordable housing, fair housing, housing subsidies, eminent domain, regulatory takings, transferable development rights

21.

'Economic Impact' in Regulatory Takings Law

West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-15
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Arkansas Game Fish Commission, Armstrong, CCA Associates, Carol Rose, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., Constitution, contracts clause, fairness, Fee, John Echeverria, just, justice, Kaiser Aetna, Lingle, Margaret Radin, private property, Rehnquist, takings, U.S., United States Supreme Court, William Wade

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Judicial Takings and State Takings

Widener Law Journal, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-41
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 May 2012
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Antonin Scalia, Barton Thompson, branch, condemnation, eminent domain, entitlement holder, Felix Cohen, government, grant, Hughes, John Roberts, Lucas, Michael Berger, New York City, nuisance, Penn Central Transportation, Potter Stewart, Samuel Alito, South Carolina Coastal Council, Washington

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Public Use in the Dirigiste Tradition: Private and Public Benefit in an Era of Agglomeration

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Alexander Hamilton, Atlantic Yards, Blight, Cannata, Charles Breitel, Control, DeWitt Clinton, Direction, Fifth Amendment, Hamilton Bank, Iqbal, Kelo v. City of New London, Penn Central, Pretextuality, Prevention of Harm, Seward, Thomas Roberts, Twombly, Urban Revitalization, Williamson County

24.

On Engineering Urban Densification

Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal, Vol. 4 (Forthcoming), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-06
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Feb 2015
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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agglomeration, comprehensive plan, congestion, crony capitalism, grand bargain, housing, land use regulation, local government, neighborhood property right, planning, population density mandates, private taking, productivity, prosperity, regulatory property, zoning

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The Parcel and Then Some: Unity of Ownership and the Parcel as a Whole

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 36, 2011, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-07
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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aggregation, Ambler, California Coastal Commission, coal, conceptual severance, deprivation, eminent domain, Euclid, Federal Circuit, Henry George, Kennedy, land, Mahon, Massachusetts, Penn Central Transportation Co. v. City of New York, Pennsylvania, Rehnquist, socially created, Sweetwater Mesa

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Property Rights and Takings Burdens

Property Rights Conference Journal (2018 Forthcoming), George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 17-19
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Nov 2017
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Murr, regulatory takings, Penn Central, relevant parcel, parcel as a whole

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Penn Central and Its Reluctant Muftis

Baylor Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 1, 2014, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-59
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Nov 2013
Steven Eagle
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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mufti, condemnation, just compensation, investment-backed expectations, ripeness, substantive due process, errant language, public use, heightened scrutiny, Lingle, Palazzolo, Dolan, Koontz, Mahon, Lucas, Armstrong, Williamson County, Lochner, Olech, Arkansas Game and Fish, Agins, San Remo Hotel

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Advancing Judicial Review of Wetlands and Property Rights Determinations: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-35, Cato Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
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George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Sackett v. EPA, Horne v. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Penn Central Transportation Co. v. City of New York, Rapanos v. United States, Clean Water Rule, Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District