Public Participation: A Bottoms-Up Approach to Law-Making and Enforcement

3 Pages Posted: 21 Aug 2013

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Myanna F. Dellinger

University of South Dakota Law School

Date Written: August 17, 2013

Abstract

This article addresses public participation provisions in law making and law enforcement in select American states and federal statutes and beyond. The article describes the advantages and disadvantages of public participation in general. It then argues that U.S. law – with a particular view to California law – could be improved by emulating certain provisions of the UNECE Aarhus Convention, which is a model of public participation in national and international environmental law.

Suggested Citation

Dellinger, Myanna F., Public Participation: A Bottoms-Up Approach to Law-Making and Enforcement (August 17, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2311782 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2311782

Myanna F. Dellinger (Contact Author)

University of South Dakota Law School ( email )

414 E. Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
United States

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