Christopher Serkin

Vanderbilt Law School

Professor of Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

The Meaning of Value: Assessing Just Compensation for Regulatory Takings

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Apr 2005
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 520 (77,497)
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Property, Remedies, Takings

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Regulation and the Geography of Inequality

70 Duke Law Journal 1763 (2021), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 20-19
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2021
Ganesh Sitaraman, Morgan Ricks and Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 487 (83,956)
Citation 1

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regulation, geography, inequality, property, land use, zoning, antitrust, regulated industries, communications, trade, banking, agglomeration

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Putting Exclusionary Zoning in its Place: Affordable Housing and Geographical Scale

40 Fordham Urban Law Journal 1667 (2013)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Nov 2013
Christopher Serkin and Leslie Wellington
Vanderbilt Law School and Independent
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Zoning, Exclusionary Zoning, Land Use Controls, Urban Policy, Suburbs

4.

Towards Engaged Scholarship

Pace Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, SUNY Buffalo Law School, Fordham University School of Law, South Texas College of Law, Pace Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Albany Law School, University of San Francisco - School of Law, West Virginia University - College of Law, Vermont Law School, University of Kansas - School of Law, University of Miami - School of Law, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Albany Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
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legal scholarship, teaching, legal profession, education, pedagogy

5.

Suing Courts

79 U. Chi. L. Rev. 553 (2012), Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 25 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2013
Frederic Bloom and Christopher Serkin
University of Colorado Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 338 (127,547)

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takings, judicial takings, Stop the Beach, judicial accountability, judicial immunity, inverse condemnation, appeal, habeas, mandamus, remedies, transition relief, error correction, judicial prospectively, moral hazard, political economy

6.

Existing Uses and the Limits of Land Use Regulations

New York University Law Review, 2009, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 285 (152,428)
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Property, Land Use, Takings Clause, Zoning

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Passive Takings: The State's Affirmative Duty to Protect Property

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-19
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2015
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 280 (155,174)
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8.

Penn Central Take Two

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-6
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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Property, Takings Clause, Regulatory Takings, Eminent Domain, Transferable Development Rights, TDR, Real Estate

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Big Differences for Small Governments: Local Governments and the Takings Clause

New York University Law Review, 2006, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 31 Mar 2006
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 193 (221,387)

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Takings, Property, Local Government, Fifth Amendment

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Public Ruses

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2004, p. 859, 2004, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 44, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Christopher Serkin and James E. Krier
Vanderbilt Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 181 (234,087)

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Takings, Property, Public Use, Kelo

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Condemning Religion: RLUIPA and the Politics of Eminent Domain

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 1, 2009, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Christopher Serkin and Nelson Tebbe
Vanderbilt Law School and Cornell Law School
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RLUIPA, eminent domain, land use, religious freedom, religious liberty, free exercise

12.

Is the Constitution Special?

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 101, p. 701, 2016, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 448, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-8
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 24 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 05 May 2016
Christopher Serkin and Nelson Tebbe
Vanderbilt Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 155 (266,565)

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constitutional interpretation, statutory interpretation

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Local Property Law: Adjusting the Scale of Property Protection

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 107, 2007, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 66
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 146 (279,736)
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Property, Takings, Local Government, Compensation

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Public Entrenchment Through Private Law: Binding Local Governments

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 879, 2011, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 260
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2012
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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Local Government, Entrenchment, Private Law, Municipal Finance, Takings Clause

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Symposium: Post-Zoning: Alternative Forms of Public Land Use Controls

78 Brook. L. Rev. 305 (2013) , Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 349
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Christopher Serkin and Gregg P. Macey
Vanderbilt Law School and Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 140 (289,103)
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16.

Debate

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 6, 2017, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 574, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-57, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-50
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2017
Richard Primus, Christopher Serkin, Kevin M. Stack and Nelson Tebbe
University of Michigan Law School, Vanderbilt Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 137 (294,064)

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Debate, Constitution, interpretation, courts, constitutional law, statutory law, Affordable Care Act, free speech, amendments, values, discrimination, Supreme Court, Tebbe, Serkin, Primus, Stack, Ratchet Effect, politics, legislation, lawyers, lawmakers, Bill of Rights, Commerce Clause

17.

Entrenching Environmentalism: Private Conservation Easements Over Public Land

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Sep 2009
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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Local government, entrenchment, conservation easements

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Energy Exactions

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 104, pp. 643-715 (2019), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper, 18-22
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2020
Jim Rossi and Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 116 (332,424)
Citation 1

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Land Use Law, Energy Law, Local Government, Takings, Unconstitutional Conditions

19.

The Possession Heuristic

The Law and Economics of Possession (Yun-chien Chang, ed.) Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 387, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-004, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-16
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
Christopher Serkin and James E. Krier
Vanderbilt Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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Property, Property Theory, Possession, Heuristic

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Affirmative Constitutional Commitments: The State's Obligations to Property Owners

Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2013
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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property theory, takings, moral theory, Constitutional theory, affirmative obligations, social obligation norm

21.

Insuring Takings Claims

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 111, No. 1, 2016, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2017
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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Property, Takings Clause, Insurance, Local Government, Land Use

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Prospective Grandfathering: Anticipating the Energy Transition Problem

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper 17-47
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Christopher Serkin and Michael P. Vandenbergh
Vanderbilt Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 77 (430,674)
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The Wicked Problem of Zoning

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 6, 2020, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 21-07
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2021
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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24.

What Property Does

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 891, 2022, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 22-10
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 23 May 2022
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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Property, Property Theory, Takings Clause, Private Law

25.

A Case for Zoning

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 2, 2020
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Feb 2021
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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Zoning, Land Use

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From Social Recognition of Property to Political Recognition by the State: Peter Gerhart's 'Property Law and Social Morality' and the Evolution of Positive Rights

Texas A&M Journal of Real Property Law, Vol. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 43 (565,528)

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Property theory, Takings Clause

27.

Passive Takings In Action

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2021, No. 1, 2021
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2022
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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Strategic Land Use Litigation: Pleading Around Municipal Insurance

Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2016, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-20, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-38
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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Condemning the Decisions of the Past: Eminent Domain and Democratic Accountability

38 Fordham Urb. L. J. 1173 (2011), Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 May 2012 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2012
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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Eminent Domain, Entrenchment, Land Use Property

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The Missing Rung: Challenging Regulatory Barriers to Property Acquisition

6 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal 275 (2017), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-58
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2017
Christopher Serkin
Vanderbilt Law School
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Property, Takings Clause, Economic Development, Hernando de Soto

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Revaluing Restitution: From the Talmud to Postsocialism (Reviewing Hanoch Dagan's Unjust Enrichment)

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 6, Pp. 1385-1412, 1999
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Michael Heller and Christopher Serkin
Columbia University - Columbia Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
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