Academic Publications


Restoring Chevron’s Domain, Missouri Law Review (forthcoming)


The Kings to Come: The Future of Health Care Reform Still Remains in Federal Court, Journal of Employee Rights and Employment Law (forthcoming)


Jonathan H. Adler, Category Errors and Executive Power, 11 FIU Law Review 357 (2016).


Baptists, Bootleggers, and E-Cigarettes (w/ Roger Meiners, Andrew Morriss & Bruce Yandle), 33 Yale Journal on Regulation (2016)


Compelled Commercial Speech and the Consumer Right-to-Know, 58 Arizona Law Review 421 (2016)


King v. Burwell and the Triumph of Selective Contextualism (w/ Michael Cannon), 15 Cato Supreme Court Review 35 (2015)


Dynamic Environmentalism and Adaptive Management: Legal Obstacles and Opportunities, 11 Journal of Law, Economics & Policy 133 (2015).


Symposium Introduction: Marijuana, Federal Power & the States, 65 Case Western Reserve University School of Law 505 (2015).


Debate, King v. Burwell and the Validity of Federal Tax Subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, 163 University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online 215 (2015).


King v. Burwell: Desperately Seeking Ambiguity in Clear Statutory Text (w/ Michael Cannon), 40 Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law 577 (2015)


Robert Bork & Commercial Speech, 10 Journal of Law, Economics & Policy 615 (2014)


Climate Balkanization: Dormant Commerce and the Limits of State Energy Policy, 3 LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources 153 (2014)


The Conflict of Visions in NFIB v. Sebelius, 62 Drake Law Review 937 (2014).


Conservative Principles for Environmental Reform, 23 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 253 (2013).


Learning How to Fish: Catch Shares and the Future of Fishery Conservation (with Nathaniel Stewart), 31 UCLA Environmental Law & Policy Review 150 (2013).


Taxation without Representation: The Illegal IRS Rule to Expand Tax Credits under the PPACA  (with Michael Cannon), 23 Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine 119 (2013).


Placing “Reins” on Regulations: Assessing the Proposed REINS Act, 16 NYU Journal of Legislation & Public Policy 1 (2013).


Wetlands, Property Rights, and the Due Process Deficit in Environmental Law, 12 Cato Supreme Court Review 139 (2012).


Eyes on a Climate Prize: Rewarding Energy Innovation to Achieve Climate Stabilization, 42 Environmental Law Reporter 10712 (2012).


Water Rights, Markets, and Changing Ecological Conditions, 42 Environmental Law 93 (2012).


Eyes on a Climate Prize: Rewarding Energy Innovation to Achieve Climate Stabilization, 35 Harvard Environmental Law Review 1 (2011).
(Selected to be excerpted in annual Environmental Law and Policy Review issue of Environmental Law Reporter (2012)).


Interstate Competition and the Race to the Top, 35 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 89 (2011).


The Supreme Court Disposes of a Nuisance Suit: American Electric Power v. Connecticut, 2010-11 Cato Supreme Court Review 295 (2011).


A Tale of Two Climate Cases, 121 Yale Law Journal Online 109 (2011), 


Cooperation, Commandeering or Crowding Out? Federal Intervention and State Choices in Health Care Policy, 20 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 199 (2011).


Introduction – Symposium on Commercial Speech and Public Health, 21 Health Matrix 1 (2011).


Heat Expands All Things: The Proliferation of Greenhouse Gas Regulation under the Obama Administration, 34 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 421 (2011).


Standing Still in the Roberts Court, 59 Case Western Reserve Law Review 1061 (2009).


Taking Property Rights Seriously: The Case of Climate Change, Social Philosophy & Policy, vol. 26, No. 2 (2009).


Business, the Environment, and the Roberts Court: A Preliminary Assessment, 49 Santa Clara Law Review 943 (2009).


The Rest Is Silence: Chevron Deference, Agency Jurisdiction, and Statutory Silences (with Nathan Sales), 2009 University of Illinois Law Review 101 (2009).


Getting the Roberts Court Right: A Response to Chemerinsky, 54 Wayne Law Review 983 (2008).


Money or Nothing: The Adverse Environmental Consequences of Uncompensated Land-Use Controls, 49 Boston College Law Review 301 (2008).
(Selected for inclusion in Land Use and Environmental Law Review 2009-10, compendium of ten best articles on land use or environmental law in 2008.)


Water Marketing as an Adaptive Response to the Threat of Climate Change, 31 Hamline Law Review 730 (2008).


Introduction: Common Law Environmental Protection (w/ Andrew Morriss), 58 Case Western Reserve Law Review 575 (2008).


Reforming Our Wasteful Hazardous Waste Policies, 17 NYU Environmental Law Journal 724 (2008).


Hothouse Flowers: The Vices and Virtues of Climate Federalism, 17 Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review 443 (2008).


God, Gaia, The Taxpayer and the Lorax: Standing, Justiciability, and Separation of Powers after Massachusetts and Hein, 20 Regent University Law Review 175 (2008).


Massachusetts v. EPA Heats Up Climate Policy No Less than Administrative Law: A Comment on Professors Watts and Wildermuth, 102 Northwestern Law Review Colloquy 32 (2007).


When Is Two a Crowd: The Impact of Federal Action on State Environmental Regulation, 31 Harvard Environmental Law Review 67 (2007).(Finalist, Land Use and Environmental Law Review 2008-09, compendium of ten best articles on land use or environmental law in 2007.)


Warming Up to Climate Change Litigation, 3 Va. L. Rev. In Brief 61 (2007).


The Green Costs of Kelo: Economic Development Takings and Environmental Protection (with Ilya Somin), 84 Washington University Law Review (2006).


Reckoning with Rapanos: Revisiting “Waters of the United States” and the Limits of Federal Wetland Regulation, 14 Missouri Environmental Law & Policy Review 1 (2006).


Back to the Future of Conservation: Changing Perceptions of Property Rights & Environmental Protection, 1 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty 987 (2005).


Jurisdictional Mismatch in Environmental Federalism, 14 NYU Environmental Law Journal 130 (2005).


Looking Ahead to the 2005-06 Term, Cato Supreme Court Review 2004-05 (2005).


Is Morrison Dead? Assessing a Supreme Drug (Law) Overdose, 9 Lewis & Clark Law Review 751 (2005).


Judicial Federalism and the Future of Federal Environmental Regulation, 90 Iowa Law Review 377 (2005).


Conservation through Collusion: Antitrust as an Obstacle to Marine Resource Conservation, 61 Washington and Lee Law Review 3 (2004).


Frank Meyer: The Fusionist as Federalist, Publius Vo. 34 No. 4 (Fall 2004).


The Fable of Federal Environmental Regulation, 55 Case Western Reserve Law Review 93 (2004).


Remarks on Regulating Genetically Modified Foods: Is Mandatory Labeling the Right Answer?, 10 Richmond Journal of Law & Technology (2004).


Introduction: The Virtues and Vices of Skeptical Environmentalism (with Andrew Morriss), 53 Case Western Law Review 249 (2002).


Fables of the Cuyahoga: Reconstructing a History of Environmental Protection, 14 Fordham Environmental Law Journal 89 (2002).


The Role of the Judiciary in Preserving Federalism, 1 Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Symposium Issue 49 (2002).


Legal Obstacles to Private Ordering in Marine Fisheries, 8 Roger Williams University Law Review 9 (2002).


Let 50 Flowers Bloom: Transforming the States into Laboratories of Environmental Policy, 31 Environmental Law Reporter 11284 (2001).


Stand or Deliver: Citizen Suits, Standing, and Environmental Protection, 12 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 39 (2001).


Free and Green: A New Approach to Environmental Protection, 24 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 653 (2001).
(Finalist, Land Use and Environmental Law Review, ten best articles on land use or environmental law in 2001.)


The Ducks Stop Here?  The Environmental Challenge to Federalism, 9 Supreme Court Economic Review 205 (2001).
(Finalist, Land Use and Environmental Law Review, ten best articles on land use or environmental law in 2001; reprinted in Economics of Constitutional Law (R. Epstein ed. 2009)).


The Cartagena Protocol and Biological Diversity: Biosafe or Bio-Sorry? 12 Georgetown International Environmental Law Review 761 (2000).


More Sorry than Safe: Assessing the Precautionary Principle and the Proposed International Biosafety Protocol, 35 Texas International Law Journal 173 (2000).


Wetlands, Waterfowl, and the Menace of Mr. Wilson: Commerce Clause Jurisprudence and the Limits of Federal Wetlands Regulation, 29 Environmental Law 1 (1999).


The Green Aspects of Printz: The Revival of Federalism at Its Implications for Environmental Law, 6 George Mason Law Review 573 (1998).