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Redressing the Loss of Slave-Era Trees: Evans v. Bedsole and What Louisiana Timber Trespass Law Can’t Do

Camryn Cezar

December 8th 2022

In Part I, I review timber trespass under Louisiana law, including its triple damages provision. In Part II, I discuss the availability of mental distress damages for timber trespass. Finally, in Part III, I use Critical Race Theory to analyze the 1988 case of Johnny Evans v. B.R. Bedsole Timber ...

California’s Ban on Climate-Informed Models for Wildfire Insurance Premiums

October 19th 2021

Popular news outlets have effectively covered how homeowners living in high fire risk areas find it increasingly difficult to obtain property insurance. However, there is very little public discussion of, and little scholarship on, how California’s rules against using current and future risk data – including cutting edge climate science ...

The Legislative History of the National Park Service’s Conservation and Nonimpairment Mandate

ELQ Journal

December 19th 2016

Caitlin Brown Caitlin Brown is a 3L at Berkeley Law and Co-Editor in Chief of Ecology Law Quarterly. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS).   Introduction The National Park Service manages over 84 million acres of land divided between 413 different sites, and in 2015 ...

An Argument For Placing Logging Roads Under the NPDES Program

ELQ Journal

March 10th 2009

Kevin Boston & Matt Thompson * [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ] Introduction Recent judicial decisions addressing the impact of forest management on water quality suggest that EPA’s clarification of regulations under the Clean Water Act (CWA) may become increasingly important. Courts currently must decide whether water pollution ...

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