The Property Clause: As If Biodiversity Mattered
46 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2013
Date Written: 2004
The Supreme Court has held that the Property Clause gives Congress the power to regulate conduct on land adjacent to federally owned lands. The Court has also suggested that the Clause also encompasses wildlife. This articles examines the potential to use the Clause to conserve biodiversity on lands adjacent to federally owned lands.
Keywords: biodiversity, public lands, Property Clause
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