UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy

UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy is a magazine specializing in Law topics.

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 2, Winter

Environmental Stigma Damages: Speculative Damages in Environmental Tort Cases
INTRODUCTION Courts across the United States are recognizing a new cause of action that allows property owners to recover the diminution in property values resulting from environmental Stigma that accompanies the contamination of their properties.(1)...
GATT and the Environment: Reconciling Liberal Trade Policies with Environmental Preservation
I. INTRODUCTION With the passage of the Uruguay Round(1) of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade ("GATT")(2) and the creation of the World Trade Organization ("WTO"),(3) there has been much debate over what role, if any, the WTO should...
Legislative Expansion of Fifth Amendment 'Takings'? A Discussion of the Regulatory Takings Law and Proposed Compensation Legislation
I. INTRODUCTION Until now, Congress has been content to let the judiciary draw the line on takings by deciding when the government must pay compensation to private property owners. However, some members of the 104th Congress proposed new legislation...
The Mouse That Roared: How the National Forest Management Act Diversity of Species Provision Is Changing Public Timber Harvesting
I. INTRODUCTION "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men .... "(1) When the poet Robert Bums wrote this now-famous line, he obviously had not considered the natural resource/land use plans for the national forests developed pursuant to the National...