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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“  I am currently working on emerging governance arrangements that seek to better protect people and the planet in the face of constantly intensifying production and trade activities. These include the deployment of sustainable supply chain management protocols, sustainability certification programs, environmental and social provisions in mega-regional trade agreements, and human rights duties for businesses.  ”

Scholarly Papers (41)

Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Conceptualization and Framework for Analysis

SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-017
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 Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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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 Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
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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
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Oct 2011
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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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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property, eminent domain, expropriation, public use, holdout

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

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
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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
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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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
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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
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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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

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
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Peter A Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, Arizona State University, London School of Economics - Law Department, York University - Schulich School of Business and University at Buffalo Law School
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Transnational law, transnational governance, interactions, legal theory, regulatory governance

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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
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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

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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
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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
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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

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

Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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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
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Custom, Deontology, Development, Economic Growth, Indigenous Rights, Informal Rights, Institutions, Legal Pluralism, Nongovernmental Organizations, Ontology, Property

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

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Social and Political Dimensions of Forest Certification

ed. by Errol Meidinger, Chris Elliott, Gerhard Oesten; Remagen-Oberwinter, 2003
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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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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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and Environmental Regulation

In Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP (Benedict Kingsbury, et al., eds., Oxford University Press, 2019 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2019
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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administrative regulation, Asia-Pacific, environmental governance, environmental law, environmental regulation, free trade agreement, global governance, investor-state dispute resolution, international environmental law, international trade, mega-regional trade agreement, trans-pacific partnership

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

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Governance Interactions in Sustainable Supply Chain Management

University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-024
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jun 2018
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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auditing, corporate social responsibility, environment, governance, human rights, management system, supply chain, supply network, sustainability, sustainable supply chain management, value chain

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Environmental Principles in U.S. and Canadian Law

Ludwig Krämer and Emanuela Orlando, Eds., Principles of Environmental Law, Edward Elgar Publishers (IUCN Encyclopaedia Series) (2018)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Nov 2017
Errol Meidinger, Daniel Spitzer and Charles Malcomb
University at Buffalo Law School, Hodgson Russ LLP and Hodgson Russ LLP
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cost-benefit analysis, emissions trading, environmental law, environmental principles, extended producer responsibility, federalism, market mechanisms, non-state governance, polluter pays, pollution prevention, precautionary principle, sustainability, sustainable development, transboundary pollution

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Science Advocacy Is Inevitable: Deal with It

Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters, 1996
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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Advocacy, Forest Service, Federal Forest Policy, Policy Process, Science Advocacy, Society of American Foresters, Management, Agency Analysis

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Regulatory Culture: A Theoretical Outline

9(4) Law and Policy 355-386 (1987)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Culture, Administrative Regulation, Regulatory Discourse, Regulatory Culture, Cultural Perspective, Socio-legal Discourse, Mutual Interdependence

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

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

17(1) European Journal of International Law 47-87 (2006)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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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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Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries: Part of a Sustainable Future?

48(9) ENVIRONMENT 6, 6-25 (2006)
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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Forest Ecosystem, species decline, biodiversity, certification, certification programs, forest business, forest practice, Forest Stewardship Council, FSC, sustainable, sustainable forestry

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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
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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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

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Theoretical Perspectives on Environmental Compliance

Report to the Regulatory Innovations Section, 1987 EPA
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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Private Environmental Standard Setting, Human Rights, and Human Communities

Buffalo Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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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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Incorporation of ‘Private’ Environmental Certification Systems in Formal Legal Systems: The U.S. Case

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW NETWORK INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER, 71-86, Feb. 2000
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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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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Forest Certification and Democracy

130(3) EUR. J. FOREST RES. 407, 407-419 (2010)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Certification, Corporate social responsibility, Deliberative democracy, Democratic experimentalism, Democracy, Forest certification, Governance, International trade, New governance, Participation

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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)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Air Pollution Regulation, Regulatory Culture, Market Mechanisms, Clean Air Act, Public Policy Programs, Framework, Traditional Regulation

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Look Who's Making the Rules: International Environmental Standard Setting by Non-Governmental Organizations

Human Ecology Review. 4 (1997):52-54
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Nov 2017
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Forestry, Forest Management, ISO, Multi-stakeholder Groups, Private Regulation, Green Consumerism, Sustainable Forestry, Environmental Management Systems

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

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The New Environmental Law: Forest Certification

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 03 Nov 2017
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Forest Certification, Global Governance, Transnational Regulation, Forest Governance, Private Regulation, Global Civil Society

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Tempering Power

67 Buffalo Law Review 519 (2019)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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bureaucracy, capitalism, China, financial law, governance, health law, immigration, rule of law, social justice, socio-legal theory

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The Changing Legal Environment of Northern Forest Policy Making

Errol Meidinger, "The Changing Legal Environment of Northern Forest Policy Making." In Sustaining Ecosystems, Economies, and a Way of Life in the Northern Forests, Washington, D.C.: The Wilderness Society (1993)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Nov 2017
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Administrative Hierarchy, Northern Forest, Legal Culture, L;egal Ratchet, Takings, Standing, Federalism, Environmental Democracy

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Reconstituting Haudenosaunee Law, Sovereignty and Governance

Errol E. Meidinger, Reconstituting Haudenosaunee Law, Sovereignty and Governance, 46 Buff. L. Rev. 799 (1998)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Indian law, tribal sovereignty, Iroquois confederacy, cultural survival, indigenous people, Haudenosaunee

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

4(1) Human Ecology Review 49 (1997)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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Ecological policy, Ecological Authority, Federal Environmental Laws, Third Stream Institutions, Interagency Task Force on Ecosystem Management, governance, governance institutions

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Law and Constitutionalism in the Mirror of Non-Governmental Standards: Comments on Harm Schepel

In Christian Joerges, Inger-Johanne Sand and Gunther Teubner (eds.). Transnational Governance and Constitutionalism. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2004: 189-198.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Nov 2017
Errol Meidinger
University at Buffalo Law School
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private standard setting, constitutionalism, global administrative law, global governance, legal pluralism, delegation doctrine

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Science and Policy in Natural Resources: Conceptual Propositions Drawn from Case Studies and the Literature

In Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters. Bethesda, MD: Society of American Foresters (1996)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Nov 2017
Errol Meidinger, Roger Clark and Margaret A Shannon
University at Buffalo Law School, Government of the United States of America - US Forest Service and University of Vermont - Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
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adaptive management, ecosystem management, ecosystem health, natural resource science, forest management, forest planning, environmental policy, policy oriented science, science advocacy

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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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