Tseming Yang

Santa Clara Law School

Professor of Law

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95053

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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SSRN CITATIONS

5

CROSSREF CITATIONS

6

Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

The Emergence of Global Environmental Law

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 36, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-36, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2009
Tseming Yang and Robert V. Percival
Santa Clara Law School and University of Maryland - Francis King Carey School of Law
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Global Environmental Law, comparative environmental law, international environmental law, globalization, environmental governance, law transplantation, law convergence

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The Emergence of the Environmental Impact Assessment Duty as a Global Legal Norm and General Principle of Law

70 Hastings Law Journal 525 (2019)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2019
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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Global Environmental Law, International Environmental Law, Environmental Impact Assessment, NEPA, General Principles of Law

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cap and trade programs, emissions trading, enforcement, chicago climate exchange, New England Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

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Treaty enforcement as public good, second order collective action problem, institutional deterrent sanctions, enforcement mechanisms, expressive function of enforcement, international environmental agreements, cost of coerced compliance, managerialism, unilateralism, identity transformation

International Treaty Enforcement as a Public Good: Institutional Deterrent Sanctions in International Environmental Agreements

Michigan Journal of International Law, Fall 2006
Posted: 16 May 2006
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School

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Treaty enforcement as public good, second order collective action problem, institutional deterrent sanctions, enforcement mechanisms, expressive function of enforcement, international environmental agreements, cost of coerced compliance, managerialism, unilateralism, identity transformation

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The Relationship between Domestic and International Environmental Law

Forthcoming, Martella R. and Grosko B. (Eds.) International Environmental Law: The Practitioner's Guide to the Laws of the Planet (American Bar Association 2014), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper 21-13
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 May 2013 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2014
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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International environmental law, environmental treaty implementation, global environmental law, environmental governance

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NAFTA environmental side agreement, North American Agreement for Environmental Cooperation, citizen submission process, metales y derivados, treaty enforcement, environmental enforcement, environmental equity, environmental justice, environmental governance, US-Mexico border environment

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The Top 10 Trends in International Environmental Law

Forthcoming, Martella R. and Grosko B. (Eds.) International Environmental Law: The Practitioner's Guide to the Laws of the Planet (American Bar Association 2014), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper 22-13
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 May 2013 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2014
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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trends in international environmental law

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China's Cancer Villages

Forthcoming, The Cambridge Handbook on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development, eds. Sumudu Atapattu, Carmen G. Gonzalez and Sara Seck, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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Environmental Justice, Cancer Villages, Sustainability, China Environmental Governance

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Environmental Tort Litigation in China

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 41, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Adam J. Moser and Tseming Yang
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Santa Clara Law School
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china environmental tort law litigation, tort law china, environmental law, environmental rights and china, environmental torts and china

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The Minamata Convention on Mercury and the Future of Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Environmental Law Reporter, 2015, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1-15
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2018
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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Minamata Mercury Convention, mercury pollution, multilateral environmental agreements, environmental treaties

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The Implementation Challenge of Mitigating China's Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review (GIELR), Vol. 20, No. 4, 2008, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2018
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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climate change, Bali Action Plan, China's Environmental Law System, Greenhouse Gas Emission, China's National Climate Change Programme, Kyoto Protocol Clean Development Mechanism, Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, climate change regulatory implementation

Melding Civil Rights and Environmentalism: Finding Environmental Justice's Place in Environmental Regulation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Sep 2001
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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environmental law, environmental justice, civil rights law, environmental paradigm, environmental racism

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environmental law, environmental justice, civil rights law, environmental paradigm, environmental racism

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Public Participation in Environmental Enforcement . . . with Chinese Characteristics?: A Comparative Assessment of China’s Environmental Complaint Mechanism

Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 11-21
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2018
Tseming Yang and Xuehua Zhang
Santa Clara Law School and Stanford University
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environmental enforcement, China environmental law, public participation, China environmental complaint mechanism, comparative environmental law

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The Emerging Practice of Global Environmental Law

Transnational Environmental Law, 2012, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2012
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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global environmental law, environmental law practice, legal convergence

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Racial fraud, ethnic fraud, racial identification, racial classification, choice of racial identity, affirmative action, census, race, racial passing

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The Case for U.S. Ratification of the Basel Convention on Hazardous Waste

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1-15
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2018
Tseming Yang and C. Scott Fulton
Santa Clara Law School and Environmental Law Institute
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hazardous waste trade, Basel Convention, treaty ratification, treaty compliance

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Environmental Regulation, Tort Law, and Environmental Justice: What Could Have Been

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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Environmental Regulation, Environmental Torts, Environmental Justice, Environmental Rights

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The 2014 Revisions to China's Environmental Protection Law

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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China Environmental Protection Law, Environmental Public Interest Litigation

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Old and New Environmental Racism

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2024, No. 1, 2024
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2024
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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environmental justice, environmental racism, environmental equity, Title VI, Civil Rights Act

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An Introduction to California's Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading Program

Forthcoming in Journal of Jiangsu University, Social Science Edition (Sept. 2013) , Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 24-13
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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A.B. 32, California Global Warming Solutions Act, California GHG Emission Trading Program, California Cap-and-Trade Program, Climate Change Policy, Carbon Emission Trading

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Environmental Justice, Environmental Racism, Title VI of Civil Rights Act, Disparate Environmental Impacts

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Emergence and Convergence

Environmental Forum (March/April 2020)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 May 2020
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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Global Environmental Law, Comparative Environmental Law, Convergence, Sustainability

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Of Borders, Fences, and Global Environmentalism

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Nov 2015
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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Environmental Justice, US-Mexico Border, Global Environmentalism, Transboundary Waste Trade

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Balancing Interests and Maximizing Rights in Environmental Justice

23 Vt. L. Rev. 529 (1999)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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environmental justice, environmental racism, environmental discrimination

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NEPA's Conquest of the World

37 Nat. Resources & Env't (Spring 2023)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 31 May 2023 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2023
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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National Environmental Policy Act, NEPA, environmental impact assessment, EIA, international environmental law, global environmental law, legal transplants, EO 12114

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 24
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Mysteries, Myths, and Misunderstandings: Ten Things That Every American Environmental Professional Should Know About China Before Engaging with the World’s Second-Largest Economy

Environmental Forum (March/April 2016)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2016
Tseming Yang
Santa Clara Law School
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China Environmental Law