St. Thomas Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2005
19 Pages Posted: 18 Mar 2008
This article suggests ways in which the common law can integrate concepts of ecosystem services to fulfill pragmatic objectives of common law doctrine. Rather than requiring a radical departure from traditional common law doctrine as is often proposed in environmental literature on the common law, ecosystem services can fold seamlessly into existing common law principles as a source of new knowledge and changed circumstances.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Ruhl, J. B., Toward a Common Law of Ecosystem Services. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1106417