Joshua P. Fershee

Dean & Professor of Law

2500 California Plaza

Omaha, NE 68178

United States

http://https://www.creighton.edu/faculty-directory-profile/2522/joshua-fershee

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Changing Resources, Changing Market: The Impact of a National Renewable Portfolio Standard on the U.S. Energy Industry

Energy Law Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
Downloads 396 (77,722)

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Renewable, energy, climate change, global warming, law

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LLCs and Corporations: A Fork in the Road in Delaware?

Harvard Business Law Review Online, Vol. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2012
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
Downloads 268 (119,842)

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The Oil and Gas Evolution: Learning from the Hydraulic Fracturing Experiences in North Dakota and West Virginia

Texas Wesleyan Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2012, WVU Law Research Paper No. 2012-14
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
Downloads 260 (123,754)

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hydraulic fracturing, fracking, oil, natural gas, gas, energy law, regulation

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Tax Magic: Did Billy Donovan Pull Income Out of a Hat?

Tax Notes, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Jul 2007
Jeffrey H. Kahn and Joshua P. Fershee
Harry W. Walborsky Professor, Florida State University College of Law; Associate Dean, Business Program and Dean & Professor of Law
Downloads 250 (128,912)

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Tax, Income, Donovan, Employment Contract, Non Compete

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Energy, Policy, Infrastructure, Natural Gas, PUHCA, Holding Company, Merger, Economics, Electricity, Power, Energy Crisis

Misguided Energy: Why Recent Legislative, Regulatory, and Market Initiatives are Insufficient to Improve the U.S. Energy Infrastructure

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 44, 2007
Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law

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Energy, Policy, Infrastructure, Natural Gas, PUHCA, Holding Company, Merger, Economics, Electricity, Power, Energy Crisis

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Facts, Fiction, and Perception in Hydraulic Fracturing: Illuminating Act 13 and Robinson Township v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 116, p. 869, WVU Law Research Paper No. 2014-2
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2019
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
Downloads 164 (190,562)

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hydraulic fracturing, horizontal drilling, oil and gas, natural gas, environment, Act 13, Pennsylvania, fracking, fracing

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North Dakota Expertise: A Chance to Lead in Economically and Environmentally Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing

North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 4, p. 487, 2011, WVU Law Research Paper No. 2012-15
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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hydraulic fracturing, fracking, oil, natural gas, gas, energy law, regulation, North Dakota

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Choosing a Better Path: The Misguided Appeal of Increased Criminal Liability after Deepwater Horizon

William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jan 2012
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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strict liability, deepwater horizon, environment, oil, drilling, offshore

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Decarbonizing Light-Duty Vehicles

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 48, No. 7, 2018, WVU College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-006, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 19-4
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2018
Amy L. Stein and Joshua P. Fershee
University of Florida Levin College of Law and Dean & Professor of Law
Downloads 101 (276,643)

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Energy, environment, law, greenhouse gases, vehicles, light-duty, hydrogen, hybrid, decarbonization, climate

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The End of Responsible Growth and Governance?: The Risks Posed by Social Enterprise Enabling Statutes and the Demise of Director Primacy

Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, Vol. 19, pp. 361-90, 2018, WVU College of Law Research Paper No. 2019-001
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
Downloads 94 (289,959)
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social benefit, CSR, corporate social responsibility, LLCs, corporations, directors, board, profit, society, social enterprise

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Reliably Unreliable: The Problems with Piecemeal Federal Transmission and Grid Reliability Policies

Center for Energy and Environmental Law, University of Connecticut School of Law Policy Paper, July 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jul 2011
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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Transmission, Electricity, Smart Grid, FERC, Microgrid, Terrorism, Cyber Terrorism, Cost Allocation, Siting

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Horizontal Drilling, Vertical Problems: Property Law Challenges from the Marcellus Shale Boom

John Marshall Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Joshua P. Fershee and S. Shay
Dean & Professor of Law and U.S. Department of Justice
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shale, oil, natural gas, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, horizontal drilling, energy law, regulation, West Virginia, Marcellus, Utica, property

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The North Dakota Publicly Trade Corporations Act: A Branding Initiative Without a (North Dakota) Brand

North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 4, p. 1085.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 26 May 2012
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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corporate governance, North Dakota Publicly Traded Corporations Act, reincorporation, shareholder rights

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The Rising Tide of Climate Change: What America’s Flood Cities Can Teach Us About Green Energy Policy, and Why We Should Be Worried

Environmental Law, No. 39, No. 4, p. 1109.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 29 May 2013
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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Climate Change, Environment, Flood, Insurance, Loss, Risk, Regulation

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The Geothermal Bonus: Sustainable Energy as a By-Product of Drilling for Oil

North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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Energy, geothermal, electricity, oil, gas, regulation, EGS, co-produced fluids

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Promoting an All of the Above Approach or Pushing (Oil) Addiction and Abuse?: The Curious Role of Energy Subsidies and Mandates in U.S. Energy Policy

Environmental & Energy Law & Policy Journal, 7:2, (The University of Houston Law Center), WVU Law Research Paper No. 2013-2
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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oil addiction, oil, energy, environment, law, energy subsidies, subsidies, gasoline, fuel

17.

Levels of Green: Balancing State and Regional Efforts, in Wyoming and Beyond, to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Wyoming Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 269-93, 2007
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Sep 2007
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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Greenhouse gas, CO2, carbon, energy, emissions, carbon sequestration, cap and trade, energy infrastructure, electricity, transmission

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Atomic Power, Fossil Fuels, and the Environment: Lessons Learned and the Lasting Impact of the Kennedy Energy Policies

Texas Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 39, Nos. 2-3, p. 131.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2013
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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Kennedy, environment, conservation, nuclear, energy

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Moving Power Forward: Creating a Forward-Looking Energy Policy Based on a National RPS

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 5, July 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2013
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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Renewable, energy, climate, RPS, renewable portfolio standard, electricity, regulation

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How Local is Local?: A Response to Professor David B. Spence's The Political Economy of Local Vetoes

Texas Law Review See Also, Vol. 93, pages 61-74, 2015, WVU Law Research Paper No. 2015-2
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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fracking, hydraulic fracturing, ban, New York, Colorado, Pennsylvania, local veto, local control, land use, veto, economics, cities, municipalities

21.

From Self-Determination to Self-Domination: Native Americans, Western Culture, and the Promise of Constitutional-Based Reform

Valapraiso University Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 1-26, 2004
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2012
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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Native American, Indian, native peoples, indigenous, comparative, constitution, constitutional

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When Prayer Trumps Politics: The Politics and Demographics of Renewable Portfolio Standards

William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 22 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2012
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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Renewable Energy, RES, RPS, Alternative Energy, Demographics, Catholic, Religion

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Natural Gas is Changing the Clean Energy Game, But the Game is Not Over

Florida Law Review Forum, Vol. 67, 2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
Downloads 36 (462,239)

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renewable, electricity, energy, law, coal, natural gas, generation

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Oil & Gas Survey: West Virginia (2019)

Texas A&M University Journal of Property Law, Vol. 5, 2019, WVU College of Law Research Paper No. 2019-010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
Downloads 33 (475,771)

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oil, gas, natural gas, shale, Marcellus, hydraulic fracturing, fracking, mineral rights, royalty, property, pooling

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An Overt Disclosure Requirement for Eliminating the Fiduciary Duty of Loyalty

Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, Vol. 20, pp. 979-92, 2019
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Nov 2019
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law
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LLC, fiduciary, duty, duty of loyalty, limited liability company, partnership

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The Fifth Circuit Makes Securing Cercla Contribution for Environmental Cleanup a Messy Proposition

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 76, Nos. 5-6, 2002
Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Joshua P. Fershee
Dean & Professor of Law

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Environment, CERCLA, Liability, Contribution, Environmental Response