Sandra B. Zellmer

University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law

Professor

103 McCollum Hall

P.O. Box 830902

Lincoln, NE 68583-0902

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Regulatory Blowout: How Regulatory Failures Made the BP Disaster Possible, and How the System Can Be Fixed to Avoid a Recurrence

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-49, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1685606
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2015
University of Florida, University of Alabama - School of Law, City University of New York - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, George Washington University - Law School, Nova Southeastern University, Lewis & Clark Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Cincinnati - College of Law, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law and Center for Progressive Reform
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BP Oil Spill, Regulatory Policy, Natural Resources, Public Safety, OCSLA, NEPA, ESA, Precautionary Principle, Energy Policy

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Making Good Use of Adaptive Management

Center for Progressive Reform White Paper No. 1104, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-24
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Alabama - School of Law, University of California Irvine School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, George Washington University - Law School, University of Idaho College of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Center For Progressive Reform and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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adaptive management

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Unbundling Property in Water

59 Alabama Law Review 679 (2008)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2013
Sandra B. Zellmer and Jessica Harder
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law and Water Resources Research Initiative
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Property, Water, Regulatory Takings, Conversion, Metaphor, Web

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Throwing Precaution to the Wind: NEPA and the Deepwater Horizon Blowout

Journal of Energy and Environmental Law, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Feb 2011
Sandra B. Zellmer, Robert L. Glicksman and Joel A. Mintz
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, George Washington University - Law School and Nova Southeastern University
Downloads 177 (131,136)

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NEPA, Worst Case Analysis, Precautionary Principle, Oil Leasing, Categorical Exclusion

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Mississippi River Stories: Lessons from a Century of Unnatural Disasters

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 1471, 2007
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 29 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2008
Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Florida - Levin College of Law and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
Downloads 176 (143,123)
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Regulatory Takings, Flood Control, Water Resources, Land Use, Insurance, Disaster

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Saving Savings Clauses from Judicial Preemption

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
Downloads 125 (156,953)
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Federalism, Preemption, Regulation, Tort, Statutory Interpretation

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The Anti-Speculation Doctrine and its Implications for Collaborative Water Management

Nevada Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
Downloads 110 (204,082)
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water, property, antitrust, speculation, marketing, prior appropriation

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Wilderness Preserves: Still Relevant and Resilient after All These Years

RESILIENCE AND LAW, Columbia Press, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jun 2011
Sandra B. Zellmer and John M. Anderies
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law and School of Human Evolution and Social Change
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wilderness, climate, biodiversity, preservation, conservation, ecosystem services, adaptation

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Reclaiming Global Environmental Leadership: Why the United States Should Ratify Ten Pending Environmental Treaties

Center for Progressive Reform White Paper No. 1201
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jun 2012
University of Florida Levin College of Law, City University of New York - School of Law, American University - Washington College of Law, Wake Forest University - School of Law, University of Richmond School of Law and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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albatrosses and petrels, Antarctic Liability Annex, Basel Convention, Biodiversity Convention, London Dumping Convention, Plant Genetic Resources Treaty, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, Convention on the Law of the Sea

10.

Boom and Bust on the Great Plains: Déjà Vu All Over Again

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 101, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Apr 2009
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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Water, Biofuels, Dust Bowl, Agriculture, Disaster

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Assessing Institutional Ability to Support Adaptive, Integrated Water Resources Management

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 805, 2013
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Christina Hoffman and Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
Downloads 67 (261,059)

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Water Resources, adaptive management, prior appropriation, groundwater, institutions, social-ecologically linked systems

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Wilderness, Water, and Climate Change

Environmental Law, Vol. 42, No. 313, 2012
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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Wilderness, Park, Water, Climate, Preservation, Mitigation, Adaptation

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Preemption by Stealth

Houston Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 1569, 2009
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Jul 2009
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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federalism, preemption, statutory construction, separation of powers

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Improving Water Quality Antidegradation Policies

4 George Washington Journal of Energy & Environmental Law, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2013, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-45
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2013
Sandra B. Zellmer and Robert L. Glicksman
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 58 (279,494)

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water pollution, water quality, Clean Water Act, anti-degradation, nondegradation, nonimpairment, public natural resource management, ecosystem integrity

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A Tale of Two Imperiled Rivers: Reflections from a Post-Katrina World

Florida Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
Downloads 56 (307,676)
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Federalism, Organic Act, Water Resources, River Management, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Disaster, Corps of Engineers

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Treading Water While Congress Ignores the Nation's Environment

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 5, pp. 2323-2398, 2013
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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legislation, environmental law, gridlock, separation of powers, capture

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Wilderness Management in National Parks and Wildlife Refuges

Environmental Law, Vol. 44, p. 497, 2014
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
Downloads 43 (263,031)

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wilderness, national parks, wildlife refuges, park service, fish and wildlife service, wild, untrammeled

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Mudslinging on the Missouri: Can Mud-Loving Species Survive the Clean Water Act?

Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, Vol. 15, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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ESA, CWA, Water Quality, Integrity, Jeopardy

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Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster

Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster (NYU Press 2014)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Florida - Levin College of Law and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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unnatural disaster, disaster law, national flood insurance policy, NFIP, levees and dams, Mississippi River, federal water policy, moral hazard, regulatory takings, environmental justice

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The Shallows Where Federal Reserved Water Rights Founder: State Court Derogation of the Winters Doctrine

16 Denver Water Law Review 261 (2013)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Sandra B. Zellmer and Justin Huber
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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water, reserved rights, public lands, McCarran

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Why Resilience May Not Always Be a Good Thing: Lessons in Ecosystem Restoration from Glen Canyon and the Everglade

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 893, 2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Jul 2009
Sandra B. Zellmer and Lance Gunderson
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law and Emory University - Department of Environmental Studies
Downloads 17 (312,801)
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Resilience, Adaptive Management, Ecosystem Management, Restoration, Water, Endangered Species

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Fish and Wildlife Management on Federal Lands: Debunking State Supremacy

Environmental Law, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2017
Number of pages: 126 Posted: 07 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Independent, Independent, Independent, Natural Resources Department, Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, Montana. and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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Wildlife, federalism, endangered species, federal public lands, natural resources, sovereignty, public trust

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Takings, Torts, and Background Principles

52 Wake Forest L. Rev. 193 (2017)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2017
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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Takings, Torts, Negligence, Nuisance, Public Trust, Intent, Substantial Certainty, Appropriation, Causation, Foreseeable, Flood, Coast, Floodplain, Fifth, Occupation

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The Fallacy of Judicial Supermajority Clauses in State Constitutions

47 U. Tol. L. Rev. 73 (2015)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2017
Sandra B. Zellmer and Kathleen Miller
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law and University of Nebraska at Lincoln, College of Law, Students
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Keystone XL; Transcanada; Judicial Supermajority; Nondelegation; Progressive Era; Populist; William Jennings Bryan; Eminent Domain