David Schorr

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law

Ramat Aviv

Tel Aviv 69978, IL

Israel

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“  I'm currently working on the history of the Society of Comparative Legislation; the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council; water law in the British Empire; and environmental law in Mandate Palestine  ”

Scholarly Papers (18)

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How Blackstone Became a Blackstonian

Theoretical Inquiries in Law (2009)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2014
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Blackstone, property, private property, absolute dominion, sole and despotic dominion, bundle of rights

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The First Water-Privatization Debate: Colorado Water Corporations in the Gilded Age

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 02 May 2019
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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water law, prior appropriation, privatization, water corporations, property law, natural resources, irrigation, corporate regulation, Gilded Age, western frontier, environmental law

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Questioning Harmonization: Legal Transplantation in the Colonial Context

Theoretical Inquiries in Law Forum, Vol. 10, Issue 2, Article 3, p. 49, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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legal transplants, harmonization, colonial law, British Empire

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Appropriation as Agrarianism: Distributive Justice in the Creation of Property Rights

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 32, p. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 02 May 2019
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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water law, prior appropriation, first possession, miners' laws, agrarianism, distributive justice, property theory

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Art and the History of Environmental Law

2 Critical Analysis of Law 322 (2015)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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environmental law, legal history, art, pollution

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A Prolonged Recessional: The Continuing Influence of British Rule on Israeli Environmental Law

Chapter 10 in BETWEEN RUIN AND RESTORATION: CHAPTERS IN ISRAEL'S ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY (Char Miller, Dan Orenstein & Alon Tal eds., University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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environmental law, history of environmental law, Israel, Palestine, command and control, nuisance, British, British Empire, licensing, centralized planning, overrides, colonial, postcolonial, economic tools, environmental enforcement

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The Colorado Doctrine: Water Rights, Corporations, and Distributive Justice on the American Frontier

D. Schorr, The Colorado Doctrine: Water Rights, Corporations, and Distributive Justice on the American Frontier, Yale University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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prior appropriation, water law, legal history, private property, public property, anticommons, radical Lockeanism

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Forest Law in the Palestine Mandate: Colonial Conservation in a Unique Context

Chapter 4 in MANAGING THE UNKNOWN: ESSAYS ON ENVIRONMENTAL IGNORANCE (Uwe Luebken & Frank Uekoetter, eds., Berghahn Books, 2014)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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forest conservation, forest law, environmental history, Palestine, Mandate Palestine, colonial conservation

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Savagery, Civilization, and Property: Theories of Societal Evolution and Commons Theory

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, 19 (2018): 507-531
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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stadial theory, property theory, commons theory, Garrett Hardin, Elinor Ostrom, Harold Demsetz, Lord Kames, Adam Smith, anthropology, Eleanor Leacock, Frank Speck, E. Barton Worthington, Lord Hailey

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Water Rights

M. Graziadei and L. Smith, eds., Comparative Property Law: Global Perspectives (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2017)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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water, property, human rights

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Riparian Rights in Lower Canada and Canada East: Inter-Imperial Legal Influences

in Imperial Co-operation and Transfer, 1870-1930: Empires and Encounters 107-125 (Roland Cvetkovski & Volker Barth eds., Bloomsbury, 2015)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Privy Council, riparian rights, water law, Canada, Quebec, legal transplants, British Empire, French Empire, James Kent, civil law, common law

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Historical Analysis in Environmental Law

Oxford Handbook of Historical Legal Research, (Markus Dubber & Christopher Tomlins, eds., 2018)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2018
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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environmental law, environmental history, legal history, history of environmental law

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Water Law in British-Ruled Palestine

Water History 6: 247-263 (2014), DOI 10.1007/s12685-014-0103-9
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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water law, Israel, Palestine, British Empire, Ottoman Empire, water rights

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אל מי תופנה האצבע המאשימה? ליקויים במשטר האחריות לנזקים סביבתיים מקידוחי גז ונפט בים
(Who's to Blame? Gaps in Tort Liability for Environmental Damage from Offshore Drilling)

אקולוגיה וסביבה 5, 2014
5 Ecology and Environment, 6, 2014
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
David Schorr and Tamara Lotner Lev
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University
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Israel, Tort Liability, Offshore Drilling, Environmental Harm

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Property Systems and Conservation of Instream Flows: Israel and the Western United States Compared

Chapter 8 in SHARED BORDERS, SHARED WATERS: ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN AND COLORADO RIVER BASIN WATER CHALLENGES (Sharon Megdal, Robert Varady & Susanna Eden eds., UNESCO-IHE and CRC Press, 2013)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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water, prior appropriation, private property, public property, Israel, reserved rights, public trust, instream flow

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קשיים בהסדר היתרי הפליטה בחוק אוויר נקי
(Difficulties in the Clean Air Law's Permitting Regime)

חוקים ז 219 - 251, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Air Pollution, Permits, Cost-Benefit Analysis, BAT, Feasibility, Distributive Justice

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?האם כבר נחקק חוק להפחתת הפליטה של גזי חממה
Has the Israeli Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Law Already Been Enacted?

חוקים ג 241 - 265, 2011 Hukim - Journal on Legislation 3: 241-165 (2011)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Israel, climate change, air pollution, regulation

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הסיפור של אתא נ' שוורץ: סיפור(י) הליברליזם הישראלי
The Story of Ata v. Schwartz: Stories of Israeli Liberalism

Maasei Mishpat, vol. 10, 279-302 (2019)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jun 2019
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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nuisance, Israel, legal history, Shamgar

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 13
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Book Review: Golden Rules: The Origins of California Water Law in the Gold Rush, by Mark Kanazawa (2015)

Business History Review 90 (2016): 360-362
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
David Schorr
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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property rights, water, Gold Rush, economic history, legal history