Jessica Owley

University at Buffalo Law School

Associate Professor

School of Law

528 O'Brian Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260-1100

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

A Response to the IPCC Fifth Assessment

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2015, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 9 for 2015-2016, Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 15-42
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Albany Law School, University of Minnesota Law School, Hofstra University - School of Law, University of Idaho College of Law - Boise, University at Buffalo Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law, Drake University Law School, Oregon State University, College of Business and University of California Hastings College of the Law
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2.

Rethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change Challenge

43 Environmental Law Reporter 10342-10357, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-023, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-05, Lewis & Clark Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-1, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 22, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 153
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2014
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, BurlesonInstitute.org, City University of New York - School of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Global Institute for Health and Human Rights, Albany Law School, University of Colorado Law School, Hofstra University - School of Law, University of Idaho College of Law - Boise, University at Buffalo Law School, Vermont Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, Oklahoma City University - School of Law and Drake University Law School
Downloads 357 (50,590)

Abstract:

sustainability, climate change, adaptation, resiliency

3.

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 282 (84,447)

Abstract:

legal scholarship, teaching, legal profession, education, pedagogy

4.

Changing Property in a Changing World: A Call for the End of Perpetual Conservation Easements

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 30, p. 121, 2011, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1697653
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 161 (125,431)

Abstract:

Conservation Easements, Perpetuity, Climate Change, Adaptive Management

5.

Neoliberal Land Conservation and Social Justice

International Union for Conservation of Nature Academy of Environmental Law e-Journal, 2012 , SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2012
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 151 (138,883)

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6.

Conservation Easements at the Climate Change Crossroads

Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 74, p.199, 2011, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 134 (160,202)

Abstract:

conservation easements, climate change, active management, perpetuity

7.

Use of Conservation Easements by Local Governments

GREENING LOCAL GOVERNMENT, Patricia Salkin and Keith Hirokawa, eds., A.B.A. Publishing, 2011, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1698109
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2014
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 132 (162,972)

Abstract:

conservation easement, local government, land trust, exaction

8.

Adapting Conservation Easements to Climate Change

Conservation Letters, 2014, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-022
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2016
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University at Buffalo Law School, Stanford Law School and Environmental Defense Fund
Downloads 96 (178,074)

Abstract:

climate change, conservation easements, land trusts, private land conservation, protected areas

9.

The Enforceability of Exacted Conservation Easements

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 36, 2011, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-034
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2014
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 96 (200,979)
Citation 1

Abstract:

conservation easements, exactions, permits, accountability, statutory interpretation

10.

From Vacant Lots to Full Pantries: Urban Agriculture Programs and the American City

University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Forthcoming, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-035
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Jessica Owley and Tonya Lewis
University at Buffalo Law School and State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo
Downloads 86 (210,724)

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11.

The Future of the Past: Historic Preservation Easements

35 Zoning Law & Practice Report No.10, November 2012 , SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-20
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2012
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 82 (213,622)

Abstract:

conservation easements, historic preservation, perpetuity

12.

Exacted Conservation Easements: The Hard Case of Endangered Species Protection

Journal of Environmental Law & Litigation, Vol. 19, No. 293, 2004
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Mar 2010
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 75 (216,681)

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13.

Keeping Track of Conservation

42 Ecology Law Quarterly 79 (2015)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 May 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 72 (213,622)

Abstract:

Mitigation, Habitat Conservation Plans, Endangered Species, Conservation Easements, California

14.

Exacted Conservation Easements: Emerging Concerns with Enforcement

Probate & Property, Vol. 26, No. 1, p. 51, 2012, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-040
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2012
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 72 (229,157)

Abstract:

conservation easements, exactions, land use, enforceability

15.

Who Should Protect the Forest?: Conservation Easements in the Forest Legacy Program

33 Public Land and Resources Law Review 2012, Forthcoming, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-003
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2012
Jessica Owley and Stephen J. Tulowiecki
University at Buffalo Law School and SUNY Buffalo Law School
Downloads 70 (225,958)

Abstract:

forest legacy program, conservation easements, land trusts, forest policy, land conservation

16.

Preservation as Mitigation Under CEQA: Ho Hum or Uh-Oh?

Environmental Law News, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 18, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Oct 2010
Jessica Owley and David C. Levy
University at Buffalo Law School and Morrison and Foerster
Downloads 67 (256,299)

Abstract:

CEQA, mitigation, preservation, conservation easements, agricultural easements

17.

What Exactly are Exactions?

New York Environmental Lawyer (Spring 2013), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-003
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2013
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 66 (250,446)

Abstract:

Koontz, Exactions, Nollan, Dolan, Takings, Town of Mendon

18.

Environment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year in Review 2011, Constitutional Law Report

Environment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year in Review 2011, Constitutional Law Report, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 119
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 May 2012 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Columbia University - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Golden Gate University School of Law - Environmental Law and Justice Clinic, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law, American University Washington College of Law, University of Idaho College of Law - Boise, University at Buffalo Law School, Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law and Sidley Austin LLP
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19.

Property Constructs and Nature's Challenge to Perpetuity

Environmental Law and Contrasting Ideas of Nature: A Constructivist Approach (Keith Hirokawa ed. 2013)., SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 62 (264,563)

Abstract:

property, perpetuity, conservation easements, servitudes, optimism bias, adaptive management, resilience thinking, temporal bias

20.

Exacting Conservation Easements in California

Environmental Law News, Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter 2012, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2012
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 57 (279,978)

Abstract:

conservation easements, California, voluntary, exactions, property law

21.

Cultural Heritage Conservation Easements: The Problem of Using Property Law Tools for Heritage Protection

Land Use Policy 2015, Forthcoming, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-032
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 55 (197,034)

Abstract:

conservation easement, privitization, cultural heritage, perpetuity, land trust

22.

The Emergence of Exacted Conservation Easements

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 1043, 2006
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 Mar 2010
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 50 (284,666)
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23.

Mitigating the Impacts of the Renewable Energy Gold Rush

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Forthcoming, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-008
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 27 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
Amy Wilson Morris and Jessica Owley
Aspen Environmental Group and University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 45 (307,277)

Abstract:

Mitigation, solar power, DRECP, Endangered Species Act, renewable energy, desert tortoise, conservation easements

24.

Distributed Graduate Seminars: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Studying Land Conservation

Pace Enviromental Law Review Online Companion, Vol. 2, p. 88, 2011, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
Jessica Owley and Adena R. Rissman
University at Buffalo Law School and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 43 (318,621)

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25.

Green Siting for Green Energy

5 J. Energy & Envtl L. 17, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2014
Amy Wilson Morris, Jessica Owley and Emily Capello
Aspen Environmental Group, University at Buffalo Law School and Aspen Environmental Group
Downloads 42 (312,876)

Abstract:

solar power, distributed generation, California, disturbed lands

26.

Symbolic Politics for Disempowered Communities: State Environmental Justice Policies

Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law, 2014, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-036
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Tonya Lewis and Jessica Owley
State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 41 (266,630)

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27.

The Increasing Privatization of Environmental Permitting

Akron Law Review, Vol. 46, p. 1091, 2013, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2013
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 38 (315,649)

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28.

From Citizen Suits to Conservation Easements: The Increasing Private Role in Public Permit Enforcement

43 Envtl L. Rep. News & Analysis 10406 (2013), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-042
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 23 May 2013
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 38 (310,091)

Abstract:

Conservation Easements, Land Trusts, Citizen Suits, Environmental Law, Environmental Permitting

29.

Preservation Is a Flawed Mitigation Strategy

42 Ecology Law Currents 2015, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 29 (336,475)

Abstract:

mitigation, conservation easements, mitigation banks, preservation, wetlands, section 404, Clean Water Act

30.

Sustainability Thinking for the Climate Change Generation

RETHINKING SUSTAINABILITY TO MEET THE CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE (Jessica Owley & Keith Hirokawa 2015), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-033
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 29 (356,364)

Abstract:

sustainabilty, climate change, resilience, sustainable development

31.

Tribal Sovereignty Over Water Quality

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Vol. 20, p. 61, 2004
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 29 (359,790)

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32.

Enhancing Conservation Options: An Argument for Statutory Recognition of Options to Purchase Conservation Easements (OPCEs)

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-16, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-027
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Federico Cheever and Jessica Owley
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 19 (315,649)

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33.

Piney Run: The Permits are Not What They Seem

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 30, p. 429, 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 19 (420,709)
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34.

Preface to: in Rethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change Challenge

Rethinking Sustainability to Meet the Climate Change Challenge, 2015, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 11 for 2015-2016, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Jessica Owley and Keith H. Hirokawa
University at Buffalo Law School and Albany Law School
Downloads 17 (330,299)

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35.

Foreword

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 30, p. 395, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Emma Garrison and Jessica Owley
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 4 (495,846)

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36.

Mineral Estate Conservation Easements: A New Policy Instrument to Address Hydraulic Fracturing and Resource Extraction

47 Environmental Law Reporter 10112 (2017), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-09
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Feb 2017
Robert B. Jackson, Jessica Owley and James E. Salzman
Duke University, University at Buffalo Law School and University of California, Santa Barbara - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Downloads 0 (237,528)

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Mineral Estate Conservation Easement (MECE), Hydraulic Fracturing, Energy Policy and Regulation, Private Land Use, Land Use Regulations

37.

Chapter 4: Flexible Conservation in Uncertain Times

Contemporary Issues in Climate Change Law and Policy: Essays Inspired by the IPCC, pp. 65-102, April 2016, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 180, University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper. 2016-028
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 May 2016 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2016
Jessica Owley and David Takacs
University at Buffalo Law School and University of California Hastings College of the Law
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38.

Trends in Private Land Conservation: Increasing Complexity, Shifting Conservation Purposes and Allowable Private Land Uses

Land Use Policy 51, 76–84 (2016 Forthcoming),
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Jessica Owley and Adena R. Rissman
University at Buffalo Law School and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 0 (258,321)

Abstract:

conservation easement, land trust, nonprofit organization, private-land conservation, property rights

39.

Tribes as Conservation Easement Holders: Is a Partial Property Interest Better than None?

TRIBES, LAND, AND THE ENVIRONMENT, Ezra Rosser and Sarah Krakoff, eds., Ashgate Press, 2011, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-004
Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School

Abstract:

conservation easements, sovereignty, tribes, Indians, Klamath, Locke, statutory interpretation

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 409    Citations: 0
1.

Environmental Law Conferences, Symposia, and Events

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 May 2014 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2016
Jessica Owley
University at Buffalo Law School
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