John Copeland Nagle

Notre Dame Law School

John N. Matthews Professor of Law

P.O. Box 780

Notre Dame, IN 46556-0780

United States

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

The Evangelical Debate Over Climate Change

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 5, 2008, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-46
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2009
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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climate change, global warming, evangelicals, science, religion, Christianity, jurisprudence, theology, environmental ethics, pollution

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Cell Phone Towers as Visual Pollution

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy, Vol. 23, p. 537, 2009, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-38
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Aug 2009
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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cell phone tower, cellular, phone, tower, Telecommunications Act, aesthetic, pollution, visual, landscape, substantial evidence, billboards, zoning, national park, wind farm

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The Idea of Pollution

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 1, 2009, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 11 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2009
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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pollution, environment, anthropology, theology, hostile work environment, vagueness, noise, culture

4.

Congressional Originalism

18 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law (2016 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2018
Amy Coney Barrett and John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School and Notre Dame Law School
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originalism, Congress, stare decisis, precedent, oath

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The Spiritual Values of Wilderness

Environmental Law, Vol. 36, 2005, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Wilderness, Wilderness Act, spiritual, religion, Alaska, John Muir, Thomas Cole, ANILCA, solitude, Kenai

6.

Pornography as Pollution

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 939, 2010-2011, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2011
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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pornography, pollution, first amendment, toleration, regulation, climate change, internet, China, Green Dam, free speech, harm, obscenity, social norms, filtering, zoning, voluntary, Coase

7.

Pope Francis, Environmental Anthropologist

28 Regent University Law Review 7, 2015, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1526
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2016
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Pope Francis, encyclical, environmental, climate change, anthropology

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Discounting China’s CDM Dams

Loyola International Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 9, 2009, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-26
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2010
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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climate change, global warming, Kyoto Protocol, Climate Change, China, Africa, dams, hydroelectric, emissions, greenhouse gases, Clean Development Mechanism, Hazard Ranking System, National Priorities List, sustainable development, Human Development Index, Three Gorges Dam, Nu River

9.

The Effectiveness of Biodiversity Law

Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, Vol. 24, p. 203, 2009, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-45
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Nov 2009
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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biodiversity, China, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Endangered Species Act, species

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Climate Exceptionalism

Environmental Law, Vol. 40, No. 1, p. 53, 2010, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-37
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2011
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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climate change, global warming, greenhouse gases, pollution, Michael Shellenberger, Ted Nordhaus, Mary Douglas, carbon dioxide, Clean Air Act, adaptation

11.

The Worst Statutory Interpretation Case in History

Northwestern Law Review, Vol. 94, p. 1445, 2000 , Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-11
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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statutory interpretation, Popkin, Chinese, immigration, California Supreme Court, legislature, courts, judging

12.

Severability

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 203, 1993, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-17
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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severability, constitution, plain meaning, unconstitutional, Lawrence Tribe, clear statement, intent, statute

13.

How Much Should China Pollute?

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 12, p. 591, 2011, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 11-39
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Green Harms of Green Projects

27 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy 59 (2013), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1332
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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renewable energy, wind, solar, NEPA, endangered species, aesthetics, harm, balancing, biodiversity, Bureau of Land Management, BLM, scenic, noise, cultural resources, FLPMA, Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, BGEPA

15.

See the Mojave!

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 1357, 2011
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 17 May 2011
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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solar, desert, California, Mojave, landscape, scenic, beauty, aesthetics, visual resources, renewable energy, climate change, global warming, national park, national preserve, Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, FLPMA, California Desert Protection Act, California Environmental Quality Act

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From Swamp Drainage to Wetlands Regulation to Ecological Nuisances to Environmental Ethics

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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nuisance, wetlands, swamps, environmental ethics, ecosystems, land use, stewardship, Ruhl, drain, Swamp Act

17.

Corruption, Pollution, and Politics

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 110, p. 293, 2000, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-08
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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campaign finance, corruption, pollution, politics, elections, J. Skelly Wright, John McCain

18.

How National Park Law Really Works

86 University of Colorado Law Review 861 (2015), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1430
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2015
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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national parks, National Park Service, Organic Act, conservation, enjoyment, impairment, wilderness, Congress, NEPA, Endangered Species Act, Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, Yosemite National Park, Cape Hatteras National Seashore

19.

The Appearance of Election Law

Notre Dame Journal of Legislation, Vol. 31, 2004
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Sep 2005
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Appearance, election law, repportionment, campaign finance, equality

20.

The Environmentalist Attack on Environmental Law

50 Tulsa Law Review 593 (2015), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1431
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2015
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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public trust, commons, vernacular law, deference, permits, human rights, subsidiarity

21.

The Recusal Alternative to Campaign Finance Reform

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 37, p. 69, 2000, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-10
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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recusal, campaign finance, corruption, election, legislator, Congress, contributions

22.

Moral Nuisances

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 50, p. 265, 2001, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-09
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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nuisance, morality, aesthetic, nudity, neighbor

23.

Saxe’s Aphorism (Book Review of Legislation and Regulation by John F. Manning and Matthew C. Stephenson. Foundation Press 2010. Pp. 1040)

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 1505, 2011, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 11-41
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2011
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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legislation, regulation, John Manning, Matthew Stephenson, John Godfrey Saxe, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, PPACA, health care, statutory interpretation, death panels, Sarah Palin

24.

Good Pollution

79 The University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue 31 (2013), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1302
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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pollution, pesticide, dispersant, Montana, arsenic, William Clark, Arden Rowell, exposure, dose, DDT, Deepwater Horizon, noise pollution, cultural pollution, FIFRA

25.

A Twentieth Amendment Parable

New York University Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 470, 1997, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-07
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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lame-duck, twentieth amendment, eleventh amendment, Breyer, sovereign immunity, George Norris, Congress, GATT, CERCLA

26.

The Clean Air Act and Scenic Landscapes

88 North Dakota Law Review 571 (2012), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1303
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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scenic, Clean Air Act, air pollution, haze, EPA, North Dakota, national park, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, visibility, Olmsted, Lemke, NAAQS, PSD, BART

27.

Lame Duck Logic

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 1177, (2012), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 11-40
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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lame-duck, Congress, House of Representatives, Senate, twentieth amendment, don’t ask don’t tell, President Obama, START treaty, election, 2010, George Norris, democratic, representatives, election day, filibuster

28.

Newt Gingrich, Dynamic Statutory Interpreter

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 143, p. 2209, 1995, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Gingrich, Eskridge, interpretation, plain meaning, originalist, Congress

29.

What Hath Lynn White Wrought?

2 Fare Forward 44 (2012), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1333
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Jun 2013
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Christianity, dominion, Lynn White, St. Francis, anthropocentric, China

30.

Humility and Environmental Law

10 Liberty University Law Review 335 (2016)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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humility, environmental, aquinas, Obama, Roberts, Christian, AWE, nuclear power

31.

Playing Noah

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 1171, 1998, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-12
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 19 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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species, environmental, religion, Christianity, Endangered Species Act

32.

The Lame Ducks of Marbury

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 20, p. 317, 2003-04, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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lame-duck, twentieth amendment, Madison, Jefferson, Adams, Marbury, George Ryan, pardons, Supreme Court

33.

Wilderness Exceptions

Environmental Law, Vol. 44, No. 373, 2014, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1432
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Environmental Law & Policy, Natural Resources Law & Policy

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The Commerce Clause Meets the Delhi Sands Flower Loving Fly

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 97, p. 174, 1998, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-06
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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environmental, endangered species, commerce clause, aggregation

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Site-Specific Laws

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 88, p. 2167, 2013, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1433
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2014
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Congress, legislation, local conditions, polarization, appropriations riders, precedent, St. Croix River, National Park Service, Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

36.

The War on Coal

5 LSU Journal of Energy Law & Resources 21 (2017)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Feb 2018
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Coal, War on Coal, energy poverty, climate change, energy, developing nations, renewable energy, Clean Power Plan, Clean Air Act, fossil fuels

37.

Enjoying Katmai

Alaska Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 65, 2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Aug 2016
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Katmai, national park, NPS, organic act, Anilca, wilderness, Alaska, national geographic, gruening, enjoyment, conservation

38.

Cercla's Mistakes

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 38, p. 1405, 1997, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-14
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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CERCLA, hazardous waste, interpretation, legislative history

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The Original Role of States in the Endangered Species Act

53 Idaho Law Review 385 (2017)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Feb 2018
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Endangered Species Act, states, Congress, wildlife, cooperative federalism

40.

Corrections Day

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 1267, 1996, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Mar 2007
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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interpretation, correction, Congress, mistake, legislative, Gingrich

41.

An Autopsy of the Clean Power Plan

44 Ecology Law Currents 109 (2017)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Feb 2018
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Clean Power Plan, Clean Air Act, EPA, delegation, Chevron, Congress

42.

Restoring Grasslands by Restoring Species

26 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 262 (2017)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Feb 2018
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Grasslands, species, Endangered Species Act, ecosystem, restoration, Kansas, black-footed ferret

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 17    Citations: 0
1.

Reconciling God and Green

B.U.L. Rev. Annex (Aug. 2, 2016)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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Wexler, God, Green, Religious Freedom, Bald Eagles, Travel, Whales, Makah, RFRA

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On the Hammock, Reading About Wilderness Wanderings

Books & Culture, March/April 2016, p. 9
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
John Copeland Nagle
Notre Dame Law School
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wilderness, saints, belden lane, wilderness act