Environmental Faculty Scholarship and Impacts

​Invited panelist, Japan-U.S. Arctic Strategy Workshop, International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks, March 5-6, 2015.

​Lecturer on environmental law for US federal judges, since 1993.​

​Panelist, "The Path Towards Tenure," Northeast People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference
Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA, September 3, 2008.

​Case Studies in the Rhetoric of Science, National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, Illinois, November 11, 2004

​Competing Dimensions of Energy Security-An International Perspective, Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water, and Environment Systems, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 30, 2009

​Presenter of "The Obstacles to Solar Home Systems (SHS) in Papua New Guinea", International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, Marseilles, France, June 1-3, 2011

​Organized, prepared materials for, and moderated a program entitled "Ethics 2000 Comes to Vermont," at the Vermont Bar Association annual meeting on September 25, 2009-a review of the recent substantial amendments to the Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct, for which I was Reporter.

​"RCRA, CERCLA, and Parallels with the Circular Economy Law," Conference: "Energy Efficiency and the Circular Economy," Sun Yat-sen University School of Law, Guangzhou, China, May 11–12, 2007.

​Can America Have a Sustainable Energy Policy?, Virginia Tech Graduate Life Center Featured Speaker Series, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 7, 2006

​The Politics of Nuclear Power and Waste Storage in Asia, Managing Radioactive Waste: Problems and Challenges in a Globalizing World Conference at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, December 16, 2009

​Presenter of "Public-Private-Partnerships (including 5P) for Improving Access to Energy Services: An Assessment", Invited presentation for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Inception Workshop on "Leveraging Pro-Poor Public-Private-Partnerships (5Ps) for Rural Development - Widening Access to Energy Services for Rural Poor in Asia and the Pacific," United Nations Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand, September 26, 2011

​“Election Contests and the Electoral Vote,” 65 Dick L. Rev. 321 (1961).

The Neighborhood Social-Legal Program, 33 Social Service Rev. (1964).​

​“The Massachusetts Vice Admiralty Court and the Federal Admiralty Jurisdiction,” 6 Am. Jour. Legal Hist. 250, 347 (1962), and, with revisions, in G. Billias, ed., Law and Authority in Colonial America 32-73, Barre, Mass., 1965

​Coauthor, with Hiller B. Zobel, “The Case of Field v. Lambert,” in L. Butterfield et al., eds., The Earliest Diary of John Adams 82-96, Harvard, 1966

The Functions of the Constitution and the Establishment Clause, 13 Cath. Law. 325 (1967).​

​“1967 Amendments to the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure,” 20 Maine L. Rev. 49 (1968)

​"Judicial Review of Displacee Relocation in Urban Renewal," 77 Yale Law Journal 966, 1968.
​"A Model Negative Income Tax Statute," 78 Yale Law Journal 269, 1968 (with others).

​Coauthor, with Hiller B. Zobel, “The Boston Massacre,” 55 Am. Bar Assn. Jour. 329 (1969)

​“Federal Power as a Limit upon State Control of Marine Resources,” 4 Maine Law Affecting Marine Resources 843 (1970)

Millstone Two and the Rainbow: Planning Law and Environmental Protection, 4 Conn. L. Rev. 54 (1971).​

​“Possible Kingdoms: The New England Town from the Perspective of Legal History,” 15 Am. Jour. Legal History 318 (1971)

New Towns and Citizen Participation: A Policy Analysis, J. Comm. Devel. Soc. (1971).​
An Urban Growth Policy for Rhode Island, Rhode Island Business Q. Sept. 1971.
Social Planning in Columbia, J. Am. Inst. Planners Nov. 1971.​

​Essay, Beyond Advocacy and Towards Justice: The Contribution of Legal Reasoning to Planning and Policy Making, Am. Inst. Planners (1972).​

​Prepared testimony as expert witness for the United States on the history of admiralty law and English and American law in the colonial period, before the Special Master in United States v. Maine (Atlantic seabed title case), 420 U.S. 515 (1975), 1972

​Coauthor, with Richard W. Smith, "The Law of Maritime Personal Injury as applied to Commercial Fisherman," a working paper for the Ad Hoc Committee on Commercial Fishing Vessel Insurance of the National Marine Fisheries Service, United States Department of Commerce, 1973

Lost Among The Lost Generation: Six American Women In Paris, 1974, on file at Firestone Library, Princeton.​
​"The Federal Role in Technology Assessment and Control," Federal Environmental Law, (E. Dolgin and T. Guilbert, ed.), 1974.
New Towns and Communal Values (Praeger 1974).​
​"The 1972 Federal Water Pollution Control Act: Problems and Prospects After One Year," Natural Resources Lawyer, Spring, 1974.
"Plutonium Recycle: The Fateful Step," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November 1974 (with Thomas Cochran and Arthur Tamplin).
​"Plutonium Recycle," Environmental Action, November 23 and December 7, 1974 (with Arthur Tamplin and Thomas Cochran).

​Editor-in-chief, Province in Rebellion: A Documentary History of the Founding of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1774-1775, book and microfiche, Harvard, 1975

​"The Hazards of Plutonium," Natural History, January 1975.
​"The Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor: A Poor Buy," Environment, May/June 1975 (with Thomas Cochran and Arthur Tamplin).
​With R. Catz, Public Assessment of Biological Technologies: Can NEPA Answer the Challenge?, 64 Geo. L.J. 679 (1976).

​“Documents of the Colonial Conflict: Sources for the Legal History of the American Revolution,” 69 Law Library Jour. 277 (1976)

Protecting Rhode Island's Environment by Implementing the Comprehensive Plan of Development: A New Legal Frontier, 24 Rhode Island B.J. (1976).​
The Legal Structures and Policy Implications of New Towns, 50 Conn. B.J. 42 (1976).​
The Policy Issues of New Towns: One Failure of Law to Guide Planning in America, 8 Urban Law. 99 (1976).
Regulation of Nuclear Power Plants: Constitutional Dilemma for the States, 6 Envtl. L. 675 (1976).​

Municipal Environmental Ordinances: Compendium of Municipal Environmental Laws, University of Rhode Island (1977).

​"The Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972," in Elaine Moss ed., Land Use Controls in the United States (New York: Natural Resources Defense Council and Dial Press, 1​977), pg. 68.
​With Nancy Tauman, The Effluent Limitations Controversy, 6 Envtl. L.Q. 1 (1977).