Eric Biber

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Assistant Professor

215 Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 103, pp. 55-71, 2017, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-16, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-24
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2017
University of Colorado Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Louisiana State University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,488 (17,736)

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National Monuments, Antiquities Act, FLPMA, Presidential Authority, Separation of Powers, Federal Public Lands

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Regulating Business Innovation as Policy Disruption: From the Model T to Airbnb

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol.70:5:nnn, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-24, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-18
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School - Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
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Business Innovation; Disruptive Innovation; Policy Disruption

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Making It Work: Legal Foundations for Administrative Reform of California's Housing Framework

47 Ecology Law Quarterly 973-1060 (2020)
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2021
University of California, Davis - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Berkeley - Institute for Urban and Regional Development
Downloads 440 (92,284)
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land use, zoning, affordable housing, administrative law, planning, YIMBY, fair housing, affirmatively furthering fair housing

Too Many Things to Do: How to Deal with the Dysfunctions of Multiple-Goal Agencies

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1090313
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 233 (181,142)
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principal-agent relationships, environmental law, administrative law

Too Many Things to Do: How to Deal with the Dysfunctions of Multiple-Goal Agencies

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 33, 2009
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 Apr 2009
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 199 (210,247)

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The Permit Power Revisited: The Theory and Practice of Regulatory Permits in the Administrative State

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 64, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-4
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 18 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Eric Biber and J. B. Ruhl
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 354 (118,330)
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regulatory permits; permit power; general permits; climate change; wetlands permits; administrative state; regulatory exemptions

6.

Persisting Sovereignties

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 170, 2022
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Seth Davis, Eric Biber and Elena Kempf
University of California, Berkeley School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
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7.

The Problem of Environmental Monitoring

University of Colorado Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1680000
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Monitoring, Adaptive Management, Ecosystem Management

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The Importance of Resource Allocation in Administrative Law: A Case Study of Judicial Review of Agency Inaction under the Administrative Procedure Act

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 981941
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Apr 2007
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 313 (134,868)

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administrative law, environmental law, agency inaction, resource allocation, prosecutorial discretion

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Examining Entitlement in California to Inform Policy and Process: Advancing Social Equity in Housing Development Patterns

Number of pages: 136 Posted: 08 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2022
University of California, Berkeley - Institute for Urban and Regional Development, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Columbia University - Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and University of California, Irvine - Department of Planning, Policy and DesignUniversity of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 293 (144,689)

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land use, zoning, housing, environmental regulation

10.

Law in the Anthropocene Epoch

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2834037
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Sep 2016
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 289 (146,788)
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Anthropocene, climate change, property, administrative law, constitutional law, torts, criminal law

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Two Sides of the Same Coin: Judicial Review of Administrative Agency Action and Inaction

Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 May 2008
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 248 (171,016)

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State Administrative Review of Local Constraints on Housing Development: Improving the California Model

63 Arizona Law Review 609 (2021)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 23 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
University of California, Davis - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Berkeley - Institute for Urban and Regional Development
Downloads 245 (173,027)

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housing, land use, affordable housing, fair housing, state and local government, YIMBY, NIMBY, zoning, planning, general plan, comprehensive plan, housing element

13.

The Sting of the Long Tail: Climate Change, Backlash and the Problem of Delayed Harm

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1292529
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 01 Nov 2008
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 173 (237,627)
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climate change, environmental law

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The Importance of Resource Allocation in Administrative Law

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Which Science? Whose Science? How Scientific Disciplines Can Shape Environmental Law

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 135 (290,531)

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environmental law, science

16.

Sustainable Communities or the Next Urban Renewal?

47.4 Ecology Law Quarterly 101 (2020)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
University of California, Berkeley - Institute for Urban and Regional Development, Columbia University - Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 121 (315,245)

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land use, local government, zoning, housing

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Cultivating a Green Political Landscape: Lessons for Climate Change Policy from the Defeat of California's Proposition 23

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Mar 2012
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 115 (326,666)
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Officious Intermeddlers or Citizen Experts? Petitions and Public Production of Information in Environmental Law

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1432652
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2010
Eric Biber and Berry J Brosi
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Emory University
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Adaptive Management and the Future of Environmental Law

Akron Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jul 2014
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 93 (375,968)
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adaptive management, environmental law

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The Challenge of Collecting and Using Environmental Monitoring Data

Ecology and Society 18(4) (2013)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Jul 2014
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 76 (423,693)

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environmental law, natural resources, monitoring, adaptive management

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Small Suburbs, Large Lots: How the Scale of Land-Use Regulation Affects Housing Affordability, Equity, and the Climate

Utah Law Review, 2021
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Oct 2021
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Columbia University - Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, University of California, Irvine - Department of Planning, Policy and DesignUniversity of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - Institute for Urban and Regional Development
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Land-Use Law, Housing Production, Local Government, Local Control

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'I Would, If Only I Could' How Cities Can Use California’s Housing Element Law to Overcome Neighborhood Resistance to New Housing

Willamette Law Review
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jul 2021
University of California, Davis - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Berkeley - Institute for Urban and Regional Development
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Land use, housing, zoning, general plan, comprehensive plan, housing element, fair share, NIMBY, YIMBY, local government, property, local politics, city politics.

23.

Keeping it All in the Ground?

Arizona Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Mar 2021
Eric Biber and Jordan Diamond
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and UC Berkeley Center for Law, Energy & the Environment
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climate change, fossil fuels, public lands, oil and gas development

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When Does Legal Flexibility Work in Environmental Law?

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Mar 2016
Eric Biber and Josh Eagle
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of South Carolina - School of Law
Downloads 45 (542,373)
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Environmental law, climate change, agency discretion, flexibility

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Developing Policy From the Ground Up: Examining Entitlement in the Bay Area to Inform California’s Housing Policy Debates

25 Hastings Environmental Law Journal 1
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Jan 2019
University of California, Berkeley - Institute for Urban and Regional Development, Columbia University - Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Land-Use Regulation, Housing Development, Environmental Review, Land-Use Law, CEQA, Affordability

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Building to Burn? Permitting Exurban Housing Development in High Fire Hazard Zones

Ecology Law Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 May 2022
Eric Biber and Moira O'Neill
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - Institute for Urban and Regional Development
Downloads 18 (709,749)

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land use, zoning, housing, environmental regulation

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The Property Clause, Article IV, and Constitutional Structure

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 71, No. 739, 2022
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Apr 2022
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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public lands, Article IV, executive power, national monuments, oil and gas leasing

28.

Reforming the California Endangered Species Act

Environs Environmental Law and Policy Journal, Vol. 44, 2021
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Apr 2022
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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endangered species, California, habitat protection, biodiversity

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Winning Coalitions for Climate Policy: Green Industrial Policy Builds Support for Carbon Regulation

Science, 349(6253): 1170-1171, 2015
Posted: 07 Oct 2015
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley - Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley

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climate change, policy, coalition, clean energy, renewable energy, decarbonization

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Two Sides of the Same Coin: Judicial Review Under APA Sections 706(1) and 706(2)

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 981961
Posted: 02 Feb 2010
Eric Biber
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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administrative law, environmental law, agency inaction, resource allocation, reviewability