UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy

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

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 1, Summer

Captain Planet Takes on Hazard Transfer: Combining the Forces of Market, Legal and Ethical Decisionmaking to Reduce Toxic Exports
I. INTRODUCTION II. HAZARD TRANSFER III. THE FORCE OF MARKET DECISIONMAKING IV. THE FORCE OF LEGAL DECISIONMAKING V. THE FORCE OF ETHICAL DECISIONMAKING A. The Traditional Algorithm B. The Traditional Algorithm, Fortified for Use...
Law and Norms in Collective Action: Maximizing Social Influence to Minimize Carbon Emissions
ABSTRACT Legal scholars have long argued that informal social norms can solve collective action problems, as long as these problems occur in close-knit groups. This "group knittedness hypothesis" may suggest that social norms, by themselves, will...
Organophosphates, Friend and Foe: The Promise of Medical Monitoring for Farm Workers and Their Families
ABSTRACT Millions of farm workers nation-wide who load, mix and/or apply pesticides are exposed to incredible amounts of pesticides on a daily basis. Various inefficiencies and inconsistencies in the regulatory system--including insufficient illness...
Shortcomings of the Cartagena Protocol: Resolving the Liability Loophole at an International Level
ABSTRACT The global community has recognized the promise and peril of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). To address biodiversity and human health concerns without completely stifling the progress of biotechnology, international states ratified...
Strength in Numbers: Setting Quantitative Criteria for Listing Species under the Endangered Species Act
I. INTRODUCTION II. AN OVERVIEW OF THE ESA AND LISTING SPECIES A. In the Beginning: The Evolution of U.S. Endangered Species Legislation and Listing Priorities B. The ESA Listing Process C. Lock, Stock, and Barrel:...