Steven Ferrey

Suffolk University Law School

120 Tremont Street

Boston, MA 02108-4977

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (54)

1.

Restructuring a Green Grid: Legal Challenges to Accommodate New Renewable Energy Infrastructure

Environmental Law, Vol. 39, p. 977, 2009, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-55
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Sep 2010
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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Threading the Constitutional Needle with Care: The Commerce Clause Threat to the New Infrastructure of Renewable Power

Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law, Vol. 7, p. 59, 2012, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-46
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Oct 2012
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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Sustainable Energy, Environmental Policy, and States' Rights: Discerning the Energy Future Through the Eye of the Dormant Commerce Clause

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 12, p. 507, 2004
Number of pages: 165 Posted: 14 Apr 2007
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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A Comparison of Renewable Portfolio Standards and Feed-In Tariffs as Legislative Mechanisms to Provide Renewable Power Incentives: Impacts on Power Supply, Transmission, and Grid Intermittency

KLRI Journal of Law and Legislation, Vol. 1, p. 93, 2011, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-48
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2012
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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Earth, Air, Water and Fire: The Classical Elements Confront Land and Energy

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Vol. 27, p. 259, 2012, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-50
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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The Failure of International Global Warming Regulation to Promote Needed Renewable Energy

Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 67, 2010, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-57
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Sep 2010
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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Follow the Money! Article I and Article VI Constitutional Barriers to Renewable Energy in the U.S. Future

Virginia Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 17, p. 89, 2012, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-41
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Oct 2012
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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8.

Power Purchase Agreements for Small Power Producers

ESMAP Knowledge Exchange Series, No. 7, November 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Mar 2009
Steven Ferrey and Anil Cabraal
Suffolk University Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Power Paradox: The Algorithm of Carbon and International Development

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 19, p. 510, 2008, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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Fire and Ice: World Renewable Energy and Carbon Control Mechanisms Confront Constitutional Barriers

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, Vol. 20, p. 125, 2010, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-41
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 09 Sep 2010
Steven Ferrey, Chad Laurent and Cameron Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School, Meister Consultants Group and Computers Across Borders
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Nothing but Net: Renewable Energy and the Environment, MidAmerican Legal Fictions, and Supremacy Doctrine

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, Vol. 14, p. 1, 2003, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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12.

Inverting Choice of Law in the Wired Universe: Thermodynamics, Mass, and Energy

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 5, p. 1839, 2004
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 17 Apr 2007
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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13.

Power Future

Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, Vol. 15, p. 261, 2005, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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FIT in the USA: Constitutional Questions About State-Mandated Renewable Tariffs

Public Utilities Fortnightly, Vol. 148, No. 6, p. 60, June 2010, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-50
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Sep 2010
Steven Ferrey, Chad Laurent and Cameron Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School, Meister Consultants Group and Computers Across Borders
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15.

The Superfund Cost Allocation Liability Conflicts Among the Federal Courts

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 11, p. 249, 2009, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Oct 2011
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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16.

Corporate Responsibility and Carbon-Based Life Forms

Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 419, 2008, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Sep 2008
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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17.

Exit Strategy: State Legal Discretion to Environmentally Sculpt the Deregulating Electric Environment

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 26, p. 109, 2002
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 Apr 2007
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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18.

Legal Barriers to Sub-National Governance Techniques by U.S. States for Renewable Energy Promotion and GHG Control

Proceedings of the UNITAR-Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Oct 2011
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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19.

Auctioning the Building Blocks of Life: Carbon Auction, the Law, and Global Warming

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 23, p. 317, 2009, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-46
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Sep 2010
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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20.

Converting Brownfield Environmental Negatives into Energy Positives

Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 417, 2007
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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21.

Cubing the Kyoto Protocol: Post-Copenhagen Regulatory Reforms to Reset the Global Thermostat

UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Vol. 28, p. 343, 2010, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-44
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Oct 2011
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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22.

Defining Power: Electrons and the Law

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 32, p. 10038, 2002
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Mar 2009
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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23.

Administrative Restructuring and Renewable Energy: Best Legal Practices in Developing Economies

KLRI Journal of Law and Legislation, Vol. 3, p. 401 (2013), Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 13-43
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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Developing countries, Asia, Renewable energy, Best practices, Regulation

24.

Why Electricity Matters, Developing Nations Matter, and Asia Matters Most of All

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 15, p. 113, 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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When 1 + 1 No Longer Equals 2: The New Math of Legal 'Additionality' Controlling World and U.S. Global Warming Regulation

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 10, p. 591, 2009, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-48
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 12 Sep 2010
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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Post-Copenhagen: The 'New' Math, Legal 'Additionality' and Climate Warming

The Electricity Journal, Vol. 23, No. 4, p. 6, May 2010, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-53
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Sep 2010
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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27.

The New Climate Metric: The Sustainable Corporation and Energy

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 46, p. 383, 2011, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-44
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2012
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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28.

Goblets of Fire: Potential Constitutional Impediments to the Regulation of Global Warming

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 34, p. 835, 2008, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-40
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 08 Sep 2010
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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29.

Efficiency in the Regulatory Crucible: Navigating 21st Century ‘Smart’ Technology and Power

George Washington Journal of Energy & Environmental Law, Vol. 3, p. 1, 2012, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-45
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Oct 2012
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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Soft Paths, Hard Choices: Environmental Lessons in the Aftermath of California's Electric Deregulation Debacle

Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 23, p. 251, 2004
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 15 Apr 2007
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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The Eagles of Deregulation: The Role of the Courts in a Restructured Environment

Environmental Law, Vol. 32, p. 297, 2002
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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32.

Electricity, Contract Rules, and the Environment: Welcome to the Hotel California

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 31, p. 11475, 2001
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Mar 2009
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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33.

International Alchemy within the Post-Copenhagen World: Transforming Critical Infrastructure Across Two Hundred Divergent Economies

Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 303, 2011, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-46
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Oct 2011
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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34.

The Supreme Court’s Constitutional 'Bright Line': Preempting Authority of 47 of 50 States

Northeastern University Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 143, 2018, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper 19-16
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 May 2019
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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35.

The Second Element, First Priority

Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law, Vol. 24, No. 41, 2018, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-17
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 May 2019
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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36.

Alternative Energy in a Spaghetti Western: Clint Eastwood Confronts State Renewable Energy Policy

Utah Environmental Law Review, Vol. 32, p. 279, 2012, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 13-44
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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37.

International Power on 'Power'

Environmental Law, Vol. 45, p. 1063, 2015, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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38.

The Missing International Link for Carbon Control

The Electricity Journal, Vol. 22, No. 3, p. 17, April 2009, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-56
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Sep 2010
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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39.

Eminent Domain and Serrated Power

Albany Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 142, 2017, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 18-3
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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40.

Phantom Regulation: The New Supreme Court Algorithm Changing Executive Power

3 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Public Affairs 107 (2018-2019), Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-14
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 10 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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41.

Ring-Fencing the Power Envelope of History's Second Most Important Invention of All Time

William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2015, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 16-15
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Dec 2016
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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42.

State Refusal Triggers Constitutional Crisis: Past Is Prologue on Energy and Infrastructure

Review of Litigation, Vol. 34, p. 423, 2015, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 16-14
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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43.

Supreme Court Shifts Supremacy Doctrine – Preempting State Sustainability?

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2018, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-12
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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44.

Gone with the Wind: State Preemptive Power

University of Hawaii Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 171, 2017, Albany Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 4, 2015, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 18-2
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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45.

Mind the Gap: Supreme Court Contraction of Legal Discretion for the Executive Branch

University of Texas Journal of Gas and Energy Law, Vol. 13, No. 119 (2018)., Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-18
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 May 2019
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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46.

The Poles of Power: Magnetic Bi-Directional Turn of the Meter

George Washington J. of Energy & Environmental Law, vol. 8, p. 39 (Winter 2017), Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 17-21
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Dec 2017
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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47.

Wrinkles in the Administrative Fabric: Regulatory Initiatives and California Economic Development

Chapman Law Nexus Journal of Law & Policy, Vol. 20, p. 17, 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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48.

Legal After-Shocks on the Energy Seismograph: Judicial Prohibition of Recent State Regulation and Promotion of Power

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 45, p. 10523, 2015, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Dec 2016
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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49.

Anthropocenic Disruption in World Energy: Response of International Law

Western New England Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 475, 2019, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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50.

Against the Wind—Sustainability, Migration, Presidential Discretion

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law Vol. 44, No. 341, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-13
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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51.

Black Swan Reconfiguration: Legal Separation of American Powers

43 Vermont Law Review 29 (2018), Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-13
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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52.

Unforced Errors, Legal Fulcrum & International Climate

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 20, No. 115, 2019, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-17
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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53.

Counter-Intuitive Climate Forcing: Post Paris Agreement Corporate Incentives

43 Vt. L. Rev. 629 (2019), Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-15
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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54.

A Legal ‘Jurisdictional Trainwreck’

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2019, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-14
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
Steven Ferrey
Suffolk University Law School
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