Mark Fenster

University of Florida - Levin College of Law

Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty Development

P.O. Box 117625

Gainesville, FL 32611-7625

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Disclosure’s Effects: Wikileaks and Transparency

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 97, 2012
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Downloads 1,277 (13,554)
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transparency, open government, classified information, government information, WikiLeaks, Espionage Act, First Amendment, Freedom of Information Act, FOIA

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The Implausibility of Secrecy

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 65, No. 2, 2014, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 15-41
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2015
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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secrecy, transparency, FOIA, Freedom of Information Act, leaks, information theory, Administrative Law, government information, unitary executive, redaction, WikiLeaks, covert operations

3.

The Opacity of Transparency

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 91, 2006
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Sep 2006
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Excerpt from 'Conspiracy Theories: Secrecy and Power in American Culture (Revised and Updated Edition)'

CONSPIRACY THEORIES: SECRECY AND POWER IN AMERICAN CULTURE (Revised and Updated Edition), University of Minnesota Press, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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conspiracy, conspiracy theory, populism, cultural theory, political theory

5.

Seeing the State: Transparency as Metaphor

62 Administrative Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp. 617-672 (Summer 2010), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 2010-07
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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The Symbols of Governance: Thurman Arnold and Post-Realist Legal Theory

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 May 2003
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Legal Realism, Legal Theory, Social Science, Interdisciplinary, Legal history

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The Transparency Fix: Advocating Legal Rights and Their Alternatives in the Pursuit of a Visible State

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Downloads 259 (109,089)

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transparency, open government, FOIA, administrative law, administration

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The Takings Clause, Version 2005: The Legal Process of Constitutional Property Rights

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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takings, property, land use, Kelo, eminent domain, administrative law, legal process

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The Birth of a Logical System: Thurman Arnold and the Making of Modern Administrative Law

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Administrative law, legal realism, legal history, legal process, New Deal, legal theory, jurisprudence

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Regulating Land Use in a Constitutional Shadow: The Institutional Contexts of Exactions

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 58, p. 729, 2007
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2011
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Takings Clause, regulatory takings, exactions, land use, planning, property

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Designing Transparency: The 9/11 Commission and Institutional Form

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 4, p. 1239, 2008, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 2008-07
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Downloads 180 (154,448)
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transparency, administrative law, advisory commission, advisory committee, 9/11, intelligence community

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Transparency in Search of a Theory

European Journal of Social Theory May 2015 18: 150-167, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 15-11
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2015
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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communication theory, information theory, open government, secrecy, transparency, politics

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The Stubborn Incoherence of Regulatory Takings

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 28, p. 525, 2009
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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regulatory takings, substantive due process, Kelo, Lingle

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Takings Formalism and Regulatory Formulas: Exactions and the Consequences of Clarity

California Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 2, p. 609, May 2004
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 18 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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Land Use, Takings, Regulatory Takings, Exactions, Formalism

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Failed Exactions

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2012, pp. 623-647
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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regulatory takings, exactions, property, land use

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Mr. Peabody's Improbable Legal Intellectual History

64 Buff. L. Rev. 101 (2016), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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The Dramas of Criminal Law: Thurman Arnold’s Post-Realist Critique of Law Enforcement

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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criminal law, criminal procedure, law enforcement, criminal justice, criminal trial, criminal attempt, Thurman Arnold, legal realism

18.

The Folklore of Legal Biography

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 105, p. 1265, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2011
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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legal realism, biography, legal profession, legal theory, law and humanities

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Substantive Due Process by Another Name: Koontz, Exactions, and the Regulatory Takings Doctrine

Touro Law Review, Vol. 30, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Mar 2016
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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regulatory takings, exactions, Koontz

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The Informational Ombudsman: Fixing Open Government by Institutional Design

International Journal of Open Governments/ Revue Internationale des Governments Ouverts, 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Mark Fenster
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
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transparency, ombudsman