Errol Meidinger

University at Buffalo Law School

Professor, Buffalo Law School; Director, Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy

520 O'Brian Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260-1100

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Conceptualization and Framework for Analysis

SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-017, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 29/2012
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
York University - Schulich School of Business, Arizona State University, London School of Economics - Law Department, University at Buffalo Law School and York University, Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 483 (47,025)

Abstract:

global business, interactions, non-state, regulatory process, transnational governance

Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Conceptualization and Framework for Analysis

Regulation & Governance (2013), DOI:10.1111/rego.12030
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
York University - Schulich School of Business, Arizona State University, London School of Economics - Law Department, University at Buffalo Law School and York University, Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 207 (122,957)

Abstract:

global business, interactions, non-state authority, regulatory process, transnational governance

The 'Public Uses' of Eminent Domain: History and Policy

Environmental Law, Vol. 11, p. 1, 1980-1981, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1981-002
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Oct 2011
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 420 (55,987)
Citation 1

Abstract:

property, eminent domain, expropriation, public use, holdout

The 'Public Uses' of Eminent Domain: History and Policy

Environmental Law, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1980-1981
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

property, eminent domain, expropriation, public use, holdout

Multi-Interest Self-Governance through Global Product Certification Programs

Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 354 (68,732)
Citation 10

Abstract:

accountability, administrative law, certification, conformity assurance, eco-labeling, environmental management, globalization, governance, international trade, labor standards, legal pluralism, self-regulation, self-governance, standard setting

Multi-Interest Self-Governance Through Global Product Certification Programs

RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS? SELF-GOVERNANCE IN TRANSNATIONAL ECONOMIC TRANSACTIONS 259-291 (OLAF DILLING, MARTIN HERBERG, & GERD WINTER, EDS., OXFORD: HART PUBLISHING 2008). ISBN: 978 1 84113 779 7, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-102
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Citation 10

Abstract:

accountability, administrative law, certification, conformity assurance, eco-labeling, environmental management, globalization, governance, international trade, labor standards, legal pluralism, self-regulation, self-governance, standard setting

Beyond Westphalia: Competitive Legalization in Emerging Transnational Regulatory Systems

Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-019
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 317 (78,137)
Citation 6

Abstract:

apparel, certification, democracy, environmental law, environmental management, fisheries, forestry, human rights, international law, legalization, legal pluralism, mining, organic agriculture, participation, polyarchy, regulation, standardization, sustainable development, transparency

Beyond Westphalia: Competitive Legalization in Emerging Transnational Regulatory Systems

Law and Legalization in Transnational Relations, 121-143, Christian Brütsch & Dirk Lehmkuhl, eds., 2007, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-100,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Citation 6

Abstract:

certification, democracy, environmental law, environmental management, fisheries, forestry, globalization, human rights, international law, legalization, legal pluralism, mining, organic agriculture, participation, polyarchy, regulation, socio-legal studies, standardization, sustainable development

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Protect, Respect, Remedy and Participate: ‘New Governance’ Lessons for the Ruggie Framework

THE UN GUIDING PRINCIPLES ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: FOUNDATIONS AND IMPLEMENTATION, Radu Mares, ed., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2012, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-019
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2014
Tara J. Melish and Errol Meidinger
SUNY Buffalo Law School and University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 340 (57,410)

Abstract:

human rights, business, new governance, accountability, participation, orchestration, sociological institutionalism, acculturation

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Law Making by Global Civil Society: The Forest Certification Prototype

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 317 (73,439)

Abstract:

civil society, global civil society, law, environmental law, forest certification, law and society, sociology of law, legitimacy, efficacy, indeterminacy, adaptive management, ecosystem management, sustainable development, sustainability, ecolabel, stewardship, governance, information, reflexive law, transparency, compliance, policy formulation, implementation

The Interactive Dynamics of Transnational Business Governance: A Challenge for Transnational Legal Theory

Revised version published in Transnational Legal Theory 6(2): 333-369 (2015), doi:10.1080/20414005.2015.1092267, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 40/2015, TBGI Project Subseries No. 23
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, Arizona State University, London School of Economics - Law Department, York University - Schulich School of Business and University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 167 (150,271)

Abstract:

Transnational law, transnational governance, interactions, legal theory, regulatory governance

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Environmental Certification Systems and U.S. Environmental Law: Closer than You May Think

Environmental Law Reporter
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Jan 2001
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 286 (82,417)
Citation 3

Abstract:

anti-trust, democracy, enforcement, environmental law, environmental management system, governance, information regulation, international law, legal pluralism, legal system, legislation, legitimacy, political power, privatization, regime, self-regulation

'Private' Environmental Regulation, Human Rights, and Community

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 17 May 2000
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 281 (89,583)
Citation 4

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'Private' Environmental Regulation, Human Rights, and Community

Buffalo Environmental Law Journal
Posted: 29 May 2000
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School

Abstract:

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Competitive Supra-Governmental Regulation: How Could it Be Democratic?

Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Jul 2007
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 248 (98,275)
Citation 3

Abstract:

anticipatory democracy, corporate social responsibility, democratic experimentalism, democratic governance, deliberative democracy, democracy, governance, international trade, new governance, private governance, private regulation, public participation, regulation, responsive law, self-governance

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Property Law for Development Policy and Institutional Theory: Problems of Structure, Choice, and Change

Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-01
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 224 (106,470)

Abstract:

Custom, Deontology, Development, Economic Growth, Indigenous Rights, Informal Rights, Institutions, Legal Pluralism, Nongovernmental Organizations, Ontology, Property

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'Private' Environmental Certification Systems and American Law: Closer Than You May Think

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Sep 2000
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 211 (116,146)
Citation 3

Abstract:

legal system, environmental law, governance, privatization, legal pluralism, legislation, enforcement, democracy, legitimacy, political power

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Private Import Safety Regulation and Transnational New Governance

Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-13
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 203 (116,684)
Citation 4

Abstract:

corporate social responsibility, consumer protection, food safety, globalization, import regulation, import safety, international trade, market chain governance, new governance, private regulation, private standard setting, product safety, regulatory governance, safety regulation, supply chain

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Using Forest Certification to Strengthen Rural Communities: Cases from Northwest Russia

Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Errol Meidinger and Maria Tysiachniouk
University at Buffalo Law School and Center for Independent Social Research
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Abstract:

Civil Society, Community, Ecolabels, Environmental Policy, Forestry, Governance, Green Markets, Institutionalization, Network Analysis, Nongovernmental Organizations, Social Imaginary, Sustainability

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Social and Political Dimensions of Forest Certification

ed. by Errol Meidinger, Chris Elliott, Gerhard Oesten; Remagen-Oberwinter, 2003, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-007
Number of pages: 362 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Errol Meidinger, Christopher Elliott and Gerhard Oesten
University at Buffalo Law School, ClimateWorks Foundation and University of Freiburg
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Citation 5

Abstract:

community forest management, ecolabeling, forest certification, forest governance, forest politics, global governance, labor standards, new governance, non-state governance, private regulation, public participation, sustainability, sustainable management, tropical forests,

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Importing Democracy: Promoting Participatory Decision Making in Russian Forest Communities

ENVIRONMENTAL DEMOCRACY: FACING UNCERTAINTY, 121-140 (Cécilia Claeys & Marie Jacqué eds., Peter Lang Publishers 2012). ISBN: 978-90-5201-855-3, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-051,
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger and Maria Tysiachniouk
University at Buffalo Law School and Center for Independent Social Research
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Abstract:

Legal Infrastructure, Economic Infrastructure, transnational environmental organization, sustainable forestry, forestry communities, forestry, management practices, FSC, Forest Stewardship Council, civil society infrastructure, civil society, World Wildlife Fund for Nature, WWF, Russia

The Administrative Law of Global Private-Public Regulation: The Case of Forestry

17(1) European Journal of International Law 47-87 (2006), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-103
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Citation 11

Abstract:

Transnational, Trans-governmental Regulation, Regulatory Institutions, Forestry, Forest Certification Program, Certification, Forest Management, Environmental NGOs, Government Regulatory Systems, Administrative Law, Learning Accountability

The Administrative Law of Global Private-Public Regulation: The Case of Forestry

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 47-87, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School

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Regulatory Culture: A Theoretical Outline

9(4) Law and Policy 355-386 (1987), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1987-100
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Citation 9

Abstract:

Culture, Administrative Regulation, Regulatory Discourse, Regulatory Culture, Cultural Perspective, Socio-legal Discourse, Mutual Interdependence

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Science Advocacy Is Inevitable: Deal with It

Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters, 1996, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1996-100
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Aug 2014
Margaret A Shannon, Errol Meidinger and roger clark
University of Vermont - Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University at Buffalo Law School and Government of the United States of America - US Forest Service
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Citation 1

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Advocacy, Forest Service, Federal Forest Policy, Policy Process, Science Advocacy, Society of American Foresters, Management, Agency Analysis

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Administrative Regulation and Democracy

SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1992-100
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

administrative regulation, communicative action, culture, democracy, delegation, deliberation, legitimacy, power, public interest, regulatory capture, self-interest

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Private Environmental Standard Setting, Human Rights, and Human Communities

Buffalo Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2000, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2000-101
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Abstract:

Forest Stewardship Council, FSC, Certification, Environmental Management Systems, Group Certification, Certification Patterns, Certification Process, Human Rights, American Forest and Paper Association, Verification, Logging, Private Environmental Regulation, Regulatory Programs, Democracy, Law

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Privatizing Regulatory Enforcement: A Preliminary Assessment of Citizen Suits Under Federal Environmental Laws

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 34, No. 1, 1985, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 195-100
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger and Barry B. Boyer
University at Buffalo Law School and State University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo
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Citation 4

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Regulatory Enforcement, Private Enforcement, private enforcement campaign, citizen suit, regulatory functions, environmental regulation, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, regulatory program

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Forest Certification and Democracy

130(3) EUR. J. FOREST RES. 407, 407-419 (2010), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-16
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 8 (480,728)

Abstract:

Certification, Corporate social responsibility, Deliberative democracy, Democratic experimentalism, Democracy, Forest certification, Governance, International trade, New governance, Participation

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Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries: Part of a Sustainable Future?

48(9) ENVIRONMENT 6, 6-25 (2006), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-102
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
University at Buffalo Law School, Yale University, Rainforest Alliance and School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Forest Ecosystem, species decline, biodiversity, certification, certification programs, forest business, forest practice, Forest Stewardship Council, FSC, sustainable, sustainable forestry

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Incorporation of ‘Private’ Environmental Certification Systems in Formal Legal Systems: The U.S. Case

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW NETWORK INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER, 71-86, Feb. 2000, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2000-100
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 5 (475,431)

Abstract:

Legal Systems, Certification Systems, Certification, Forest Certification, International Trade, Trade Law, Environmental Law, non-environmental law, government regulatory program, direct regulation, regulation, International Organization for Standardization, Forest Stewardship Council

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On Explaining the Development of ‘Emissions Trading’ in U.S. Air Pollution Regulation

7(4) LAW AND POLICY 457-489 (1985), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1985-001
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Air Pollution Regulation, Regulatory Culture, Market Mechanisms, Clean Air Act, Public Policy Programs, Framework, Traditional Regulation

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Theoretical Perspectives on Environmental Compliance

Report to the Regulatory Innovations Section, 1987 EPA, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1987-101
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
University at Buffalo Law School, State University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo and Independent
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Deterrence Theory, Culture, Environmental Management, Framework, Compliance Behavior, Corporate Compliance Behavior, Corporate Culture, Cultural Theory, Regulatory Relationships, Compliance, Enforcement

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From ‘Winners and Losers’ to New Authority Structures in Ecological Policy

4(1) Human Ecology Review 49 (1997), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1997-100
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 2 (520,357)

Abstract:

Ecological policy, Ecological Authority, Federal Environmental Laws, Third Stream Institutions, Interagency Task Force on Ecosystem Management, governance, governance institutions

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Mega-Regional Trade Agreements and Global Environmental Governance: The Case of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-038
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Mar 2017
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Abstract:

Environmental Governance, Free Trade Agreement, Global Governance, Investor-State Dispute Resolution, Mega-Regional Trade Agreement, Multi-Lateral Environmental Agreement, Regional Trade Agreement, Transpacific Partnership

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Organizational and Legal Challenges for Ecosystem Management

Creating a Forestry for the 21st Century: The Science of Ecosystem Management, 1997
Posted: 03 Mar 2000
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School

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Law and Institutions in Cross-Boundary Stewardship

STEWARDSHIP ACROSS BOUNDARIES, Richard L. Knight and Peter B. Landres, eds., Island Press, pp. 87-110, 1998
Posted: 09 Feb 2000
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School

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