Monday, April 8, 2019

Roundtable discussion of Helena Rosenblatt's, "The Lost History of Liberty'

Here's a video from a Tocqueville Program "Round Table" last week on Helena Rosenblatt's book, "The Lost History of Liberalism." I'm the second discussant, about 75 minutes into the video.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

An Interdisciplinary Scholar's Dilemma?

Do most law professors hear about, let alone read, articles that are not published in law journals? That's not a rhetorical question; I'm really interested to learn the answer. As an interdisciplinary scholar, most of my publications are in social-science journals or books. Either legal scholars are mostly unfamiliar with those works or find them irrelevant to their own work. Only about 11% of my total citations (according to Google Scholar) are found in law journals (according to Hein Online).

Perhaps it is one of the perils of interdisciplinary scholarship. But I am intrigued by the lack of interest (awareness?) among legal scholars, particularly those working in the areas of Environmental Law and Property Law. Here is a short sample of articles and book chapters (with hyperlinks), all written within the last decade, that I would think would be of some value to some environmental law professors: