Nicholas Stump

West Virginia University - College of Law

Faculty Member of George R. Farmer Jr. Law Library

101 Law School Drive

Morgantown, WV West Virginia 26506

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

COVID, Climate Change, and Transformative Social Justice: A Critical Legal Research Exploration

47 William & Mary Environmental Law & Policy Review 147 (2022)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2023
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
Downloads 491 (110,702)

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Law and Political Economy, Critical Legal Theory, Law and Marxism, Ecosocialism, Ecofeminism, Ecological Marxism, Critical Legal Research, Black Lives Matter, Black Radical Tradition, COVID-19, Climate Change, Global Ecological Crisis, Capitalocene

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De-Essentializing Appalachia: Transformative Socio-Legal Change Requires Unmasking Regional Myths

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 120, 2018, WVU College of Law Research Paper No. 2019-005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2022
Nicholas Stump and Anne Marie Lofaso
West Virginia University - College of Law and West Virginia University - College of Law
Downloads 484 (112,588)
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Appalachian Studies, Critical Theory, Systemic Reform, Transformative Change, Law and Social Movements, Grassroots Activism, Environmental Law, Labor Law

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Free Speech in the Balance: Judicial Sanctions and Frivolous SLAPP Suits

Loyola Los Angeles Law Review, Volume 54(2): 623-674 (2021), WVU College of Law Research Paper No. 2020-003
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
S. Sean Tu and Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University College of Law and West Virginia University - College of Law
Downloads 215 (267,384)

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free speech, defamation, attorney sanctions, judicial sanctions, Rule 11, SLAPP, Anti-SLAPP, Robert Murray, John Oliver, Media, Journalism, Free speech, first amendment, frivolous

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Following New Lights: Critical Legal Research Strategies as a Spark for Law Reform in Appalachia

23 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 573 (2015), WVU Law Research Paper No. 2015-9
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 11 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2020
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
Downloads 206 (278,183)
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Critical Legal Research, Critical Legal Theory, Feminist Methodologies, Ecofeminism, Social Ecology, Environmental Justice, Legal Research, Legal Research Pedagogy, Legal Analysis, Appalachia, Appalachian Law Reform, Mountaintop Removal, Fracking, Intra-Systemic Law Reform, Systemic Law Reform

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Food Deserts In Appalachia: A Socio-Economic Ill and Opportunities for Reform

OxHRH Blog, 25 November 2016
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Feb 2020
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
Downloads 126 (420,872)

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Food deserts, food democracy, Appalachia, ecofeminism, systemic change

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Mountain Resistance: Appalachian Civil Disobedience in Critical Legal Research Modeled Law Reform

Environs Environmental Law and Policy Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Oct 2018
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Appalachia, Civil Disobedience, Direct Action, Critical Legal Theory, Mountaintop Removal Mining, Fracking

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Critical Explorations of Human Rights: Recent and Selected Works

This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in Legal Reference Services Quarterly on 09/24/2019, available online: doi/10.1080/0270319X.2019.1656458., WVU College of Law Research Paper No. 2020-002
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2020
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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human rights, critical legal theory, feminism, radical democracy, radical cause lawyering, ecofeminism

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Remaking Appalachia: Ecosocialism, Ecofeminism, and Law (Introduction)

Introduction chapter reprinted with permission from West Virginia University Press, book catalog page: https://wvupressonline.com/node/862 , WVU College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2021
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Critical Environmental Law, Appalachian Studies, Ecofeminism, Ecosocialism, Degrowth, Critical Legal Theory, Law and Social Movement Studies

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"Non-Reformist Reforms" in Radical Social Change: A Critical Legal Research Exploration

101 Boston University Law Review Online 6 (2021)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2022
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Non-Reformist Reforms, Critical Legal Research, Radical Cause Lawyering, Ecosocialism, Ecofeminism, Green New Deal, Ecosocialist Green New Deal

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Legal Actions Against Mountain Valley Pipeline Underscore Grassroots Activism’s Importance

OxHRH Blog, 9 August 2018
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Feb 2020
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Appalachia, fracking, grassroots activism, law and social movements

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Is a Healthy Environment a Human Right? Testing the Idea in Appalachia

The Conversation, July 13, 2017
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Jan 2020
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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U.N. Framework Principles on Human Rights and the Environment: A Catalyst for Grassroots-Centered U.S. Reform?

OxHRH Blog, 4 April 2018
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Feb 2020
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
Downloads 107 (475,254)

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environmental human rights, grassroots activism, Appalachia

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Environmental Law Has Failed. Can Transformative Ecological Change Begin in Appalachia?

The Rural Review 2021
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Aug 2021
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Critical Environmental Law, Ecosocialism, Ecofeminism, Appalachian Studies, Rural Studies, Mountaintop Removing Mining, Coal Industry, Natural Gas Industry

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Justice Kennedy's Mixed Environmental Legacy Turns Tragic

OxHRH Blog, 25 September 2018
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Jan 2020
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Environmental Human Rights in the Trump Era: Modes of Resistance and Reform

OxHRH Blog, 23 January 2017
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Feb 2020
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
Downloads 101 (495,048)

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Environmental Human Rights, Critical Legal Theory, Grassroots Activism, Trump Administration

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Modern Appalachia: Environmental Law's Failure and the Broader Regional Landscape

Number of pages: 61
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Critical Legal Theory, Critical Environmental Law, Law and Political Economy, Rural Studies, Appalachian Studies, Environmental Justice, Law and Society, Law and Social Movement Studies, Environmental Law

Other Papers (6)

Total Downloads: 124
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Research Handbook on Law, Governance and Planetary Boundaries (Book Review)

International Journal of Legal Information 2022
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Oct 2022
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Research Handbook on Natural Law Theory (Book Review)

International Journal of Legal Information 2020
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 05 Dec 2020
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Natural Law, Law and Social Change, Radical Social Change, Book Review

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Rural Civil Disobedience and Fossil Capital: Toward Radical Futures

Law & Political Economy Blog, 22 March 2023
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Apr 2023
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Social Change, Social Movements, Appalachian Studies, Law and Political Economy, Critical Legal Theory, Ecofeminism, Marxist Legal Theory, Environmental Justice, Civil Disobedience, Rural Social Movements, Critical Legal Theory, Law and Social Movements, Rural Studies

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Legal Research for Public Interest Lawyering: An ALR Course Module

RIPS Law Librarian Blog, 23 May 2023
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 08 Jun 2023
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Critical Legal Research, Critical Legal Information Literacy, Public Interest Lawyering, Movement Lawyering, Law and Social Change

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UN Council Resolution on Human Right to Healthy Environment: Implications for U.S. Grassroots-led 'Non-Reformist Reforms'

OxHRH Blog, 25 January 2022
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Jun 2023
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Environmental Human Rights, UN Human Rights Council, Critical Human Rights, Critical Legal Theory, Critical Environmental Law, Non-Reformist Reforms, Grassroots Activism

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Recommended Reading: Four Picks from WVU Press Author Nicholas F. Stump

Booktimist: A Blog About Books and Culture from West Virginia University Press, 6 June 2022
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 10 Jan 2024
Nicholas Stump
West Virginia University - College of Law
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Marxist Legal Theory, Critical Legal Theory, Ecosocialism, Ecofeminism, Rural Studies, Appalachian Studies, Queer Studies, Book Reviews