Matthew J. Festa

South Texas College of Law

Professor of Law

1303 San Jacinto Street

Houston, TX 77002

United States

U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School

Associate Professor

600 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903-1781

United States

Rice University

Kinder Institute Scholar

6100 South Main Street

Houston, TX 77005-1892

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Applying a Usable Past: The Use of History in Law

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 38, pp. 479-553, 2008
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
Matthew J. Festa
South Texas College of Law
Downloads 355 (58,693)

Abstract:

Legal History, Constitutional Law, Evidence

2.

Towards Engaged Scholarship

Pace Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Pace University School of Law, 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 at Buffalo Law School, Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law, Drake University Law School and Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 283 (85,032)

Abstract:

legal scholarship, teaching, legal profession, education, pedagogy

3.

Land Use in the Unzoned City

Land Use in the Unzoned City (Spring 2012).
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 May 2013
Matthew J. Festa
South Texas College of Law
Downloads 188 (96,389)

Abstract:

Property, Property Rights, Land Use, Zoning, Legal History, Texas

4.

Dueling Federalists: Supreme Court Decisions with Multiple Opinions Citing 'The Federalist,' 1986-2007

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 75, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Aug 2007
Matthew J. Festa
South Texas College of Law
Downloads 142 (150,303)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Federalist Papers

5.

The Origins and Constitutionality of State Unit Voting in the Electoral College

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 54, pp. 2099-2155, 2001
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Aug 2007
Matthew J. Festa
South Texas College of Law
Downloads 124 (166,476)

Abstract:

Electoral College, original meaning, federalism

6.

Academic Research and Writing as Best Practices in a 'Practically Grounded' Land Use Course

Pace Environmental Law Review Online Companion, Vol. 2, p. 49, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Nov 2011
Matthew J. Festa
South Texas College of Law
Downloads 96 (211,384)

Abstract:

land use, environmental law, teaching, legal writing

7.

Property and Republicanism in the Northwest Ordinance

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 45, p. 409, 2014
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Mar 2014
Matthew J. Festa
South Texas College of Law
Downloads 63 (228,174)

Abstract:

Property, Legal History, Land Use, Property Rights, Constitutional Law

8.

Property Rights on the Beach: Amicus Brief on Texas Open Beaches Act in Severance v. Patterson

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Oct 2015
Matthew J. Festa
South Texas College of Law
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Abstract:

property, property rights, land use, constitutional law

9.

Property and Republicanism in the Northwest Ordinance of 1787

Posted: 06 Aug 2007
Matthew J. Festa
South Texas College of Law

Abstract:

Northwest Ordinance, Property Rights