Blake Hudson

University of Houston Law Center

Professor of Law

4604 Calhoun Road

Houston, TX 77204-6060

United States

http://www.law.uh.edu/faculty/main.asp?PID=5214

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Climate Change, Forests and Federalism: Seeing the Treaty for the Trees

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, 2011, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2010-02
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 1,198 (11,604)

Abstract:

Forests, Federalism, Climate Change, Treaty Power, Market

2.

Federal Constitutions, Global Governance, and the Role of Forests in Regulating Climate Change

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 87, 2012, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2012-03
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2012
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 1,135 (14,222)

Abstract:

Forests, Climate Change, Constitution, Land Use, Treaty, International Negotiations, Federalism

3.

Commerce in the Commons: A Unified Theory of Natural Capital Regulation Under the Commerce Clause

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2011, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2010-07
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2011
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 915 (19,728)

Abstract:

Tragedy of the Commons, Commerce Clause, Substantial Effects, Interstate Commerce, Federalism

4.

Federal Constitutions: The Keystone of Nested Commons Governance

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 63, 2012
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 754 (22,378)

Abstract:

Commons, Constitution, Natural Capital, Federalism, Land Use, Forestry, Treaty, Climate Change

5.

The Public and Wildlife Trust Doctrines and the Untold Story of the Lucas Remand

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2009, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2009-33
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 540 (34,052)

Abstract:

Public Trust Doctrine, Lucas, Takings, Illinois Central, Geer

6.

Coastal Land Loss and the Mitigation-Adaptation Dilemma: Between Scylla and Charybdis

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 73, 2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2012
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 515 (35,532)

Abstract:

coastal land loss, climate change, sea level rise, wetlands restoration, land use planning, mitigation, adaptation

7.

Reconstituting Land-Use Federalism to Address Transitory and Perpetual Disasters: The Bimodal Federalism Framework

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2011, p. 1991
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2012
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 498 (45,496)

Abstract:

Federalism, disaster, land use, Constitution, State and Local Government

8.

Promoting and Establishing the Recovery of Endangered Species on Private Lands: A Case Study of the Gopher Tortoise

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 376 (50,766)

Abstract:

9.

Fail-Safe Federalism and Climate Change: The Case of U.S. and Canadian Forest Policy

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 44, Pg. 925, February 2012
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 24 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2012
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 284 (88,633)

Abstract:

Climate Change, Federalism, United States, Canada, Constitution, Forests

10.

The American Takings Revolution and Public Trust Preservation: A Tale of Two Blackstones

5 Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal 57 (2013)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2013
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 213 (87,962)

Abstract:

Takings Clause, Public Trust Doctrine, History, Blackstone, Constitution, Climate Change, Coast

11.

Is an Exemption from U.S. Groundwater Regulations a Loophole or a Noose?

Policy Sciences, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 205-220, September 2008
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Brigham Daniels, Erika Weinthal and Blake Hudson
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Duke University - Nicholas School for the Environment and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 196 (95,515)

Abstract:

Groundwater, Congressional Oversight, Safe Drinking Water Act, Arsenic

12.

Uncommon Approaches to Commons Problems: Nested Governance Commons and Climate Change

64 Hastings Law Journal 1273 (2013)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2013
Blake Hudson and Jonathan D. Rosenbloom
University of Houston Law Center and Drake University Law School
Downloads 194 (90,327)

Abstract:

13.

Dynamic Forest Federalism

71 Washington and Lee Law Review 1643 (2014)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 143 (112,546)

Abstract:

Federalism, Forests, Climate Change, Forest Standards

14.

Structural Environmental Constitutionalism

Widener Law Review, Vol. 21, 2015 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 131 (102,401)

Abstract:

Environmental, Constitutionalism, Institutions, Forests, Federal

15.

Agriculture and Forestry

Global Climate Change and U.S. Law, 2d Edition, Michael Gerrard and Jody Freeman, eds., ABA Press, 2014
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 130 (122,647)

Abstract:

Agriculture, Forestry, Climate Change, Carbon, Law, Deforestation

16.

Institutional Preconditions for Policy Success

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 89, 2015 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2015
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 124 (120,423)

Abstract:

Policy Cycle, Policy Design, Constitutions, Institutions, Instrument Choice, Governance Commons

17.

Isolated Wetland Commons and the Constitution

Brigham Young University Law Review, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Blake Hudson and T. M. Hardig
University of Houston Law Center and University of Montevallo
Downloads 78 (149,267)

Abstract:

Isolated Wetlands, Clean Water Act, Federalism, Commons, Constitution, Anticipatory Nuisance

18.

Natural Resources Law: Private Rights and the Public Interest (Preface and Chapter 1)

Natural Resources Law: Private Rights and the Public Interest, West Publishing Co., 2015
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
University of Illinois College of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 76 (104,507)

Abstract:

natural resources law, water law, wildlife law, mining law, oil and gas law, renewable resources law, public trust doctrine, wetlands rotection, forestry law, recreation, legal history

19.

Our Constitutional Commons

49 Georgia Law Review 995 (2015)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2015
Brigham Daniels and Blake Hudson
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 60 (164,596)

Abstract:

Constitution, Commons, Public Good, Resources

20.

Moral Obligation and Natural Capital Commons on Private Land: Perspectives on Peter Gerhart’s Property Law and Social Morality

2 Tex. A&M J. of Real Prop. L. 239 (2015)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 40 (194,217)

Abstract:

Property, Takings, Natural Capital, Natural Resources, Just Compensation, Nuisance

21.

Realigning Metrics of Economic Well-Being in Residential and Commercial Development Through Sustainable Land Use Planning

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 54, 2015
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Aug 2015
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 29 (213,991)

Abstract:

Natural Capital, Housing, Land Use, Sustainability, Development, Growth

22.

Relative Administrability, Conservatives, and Environmental Regulatory Reform

68 Florida Law Review 1661 (2016)
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 31 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2017
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 23 (164,596)

Abstract:

Federalism, Growth Boundaries, Buffer Zone, Administrative Cost, Environmental Regulatory Reform

23.

The Natural Capital Crisis in Southern U.S. Cities

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 92, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Jun 2017
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 0 (495,728)

Abstract:

Sprawl, Natural Resources, Natural Capital, Southern, South, Land Use

24.

Harnessing Energy Markets to Conserve Natural Resources? The Case of Southern U.S. Forests

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 44, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2017
Blake Hudson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 0 (165,628)

Abstract:

Forests, Climate Change, Wood Pellets, Energy, Conservation

25.

Seeing the Global Forest for the Trees: How US Federalism Can Coexist with Global Governance of Forests

Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 353-365, October 2009, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2009-32
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Blake Hudson and Erika Weinthal
University of Houston Law Center and Duke University - Nicholas School for the Environment

Abstract:

Federalism, Forests, Treaty, Constitution, Global Governance