Jamison E. Colburn

Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law

Professor

Lewis Katz Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

'Democratic Experimentalism': A Separation of Powers for Our Time?

Number of pages: 121 Posted: 30 Apr 2003
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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separation of powers, APA, bureaucracy, liberty, expertise, democracy

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Localism's Ecology: Protecting and Restoring Wildlife Habitat in the Suburban Nation

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 33, 2006
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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local government, conservation, wildlife habitat

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Toward an Architecture of Administrative Adaptation

Columbia Law School, Pub. Law Research Paper No. 02-38
Number of pages: 146 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Solidarity and Subsidiarity in a Changing Climate: Green Building as Legal and Moral Obligation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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green building, subsidiarity, climate change

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Waters of the United States: Theory, Practice, and Integrity at the Supreme Court

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 33, 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Clean Water Act, wetlands, legal indeterminacy

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Habitat and Humanity: Public Lands Law in the Age of Ecology

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 38, 2007
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 May 2006
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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conservation, public lands, law and science

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The Jurisprudence of Notice and Comment

WNEC School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-01
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2009
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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rules and rulemaking, exclusionary reasons, interpretation

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Administering the National Environmental Policy Act

Penn State Law Research Paper No. 4-2014
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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delegation, presidential power, deference, judicial review, agencies

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The Fire Next Time: Land Use Planning in the Wildland/Urban Interface

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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wildfire, ecological restoration, sprawl

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A Climate-Constrained NEPA

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 22-2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2016
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Coercing Collaboration: The Chesapeake Bay Experience

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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water quality standards, TMDL, enforcement discretion, Chesapeake

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Bioregional Conservation May Mean Taking Habitat

Environmental Law, Vol. 37, 2007
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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commons, conservation, easements, eminent domain

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The Indignity of Federal Wildlife Habitat Law

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Wildlife, habitat, environmental governance

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Splitting the Atom of Property: Rights Experimentalism as Obligation to Future Generations

George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming, Penn State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-2009
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2009
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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takings, due process, property, federalism

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Agency Interpretations

Temple Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 657, 2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Sep 2010
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Soft Law, Force of Law, Chevron, Precedent

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Reasons as Experiments: Judgment and Justification in the 'Hard Look'

Contemporary Pragmatism Journal, Forthcoming, Penn State Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 5-2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 04 May 2012
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Permits, Property, and Planning in the 21st Century: Habitat as Survival and Beyond

REBUILDING THE ARK: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON ESA REFORM, Jonathan Adler, ed., 2010, Penn State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 6-2010
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Governing the Gradient: Clarity and Discretion at the Water's Edge

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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water quality, jurisdiction, waters of the United States

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Qualitative, Quantitative, and Integrative Conservation

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Forthcoming, Penn State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-2009
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2009
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Technology-Based? Cost Factoring in US Environmental Standards

Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law, Vol. 7, Forthcoming, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 11-2017
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2017
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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Cost-Benefit Analysis, Feasibility, Induced Innovation

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The Risk in Discretion: Substantive NEPA's Significance

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Nov 2015
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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impact assessment, executive power, risk, risk governance

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Retreat Alternatives in NEPA: A Tool for the Perplexed

Journal of Environmental Law & Litigation, Vol. 33, No. 2, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 1-2018
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2018
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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A Future for Paris? Federalism, the Law of Nations, and U.S. Courts

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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federal common law, customary international law, climate change mitigation, Erie

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Don't Go in the Water: On Pathological Jurisdiction Splitting

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 09 Apr 2019
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
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jurisdiction, water rights, navigable waters, federal common law

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Trading Spaces: Habitat Mitigation Banking Under Fish & Wildlife Service Policy

Natural Resources & Environment, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Sep 2005
Jamison E. Colburn
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law

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Habitat, trading, wildlife