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Jonathan H. Adler

Jonathan H. Adler is the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he teaches courses in environmental, administrative, and constitutional law.

The author of three books on environmental policy (see below) and over a dozen book chapters, Mr. Adler’s articles have appeared in publications ranging from the Harvard Environmental Law Review and Supreme Court Economic Review to the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post.

Mr. Adler is also a senior fellow at the Property and Environment Research Center, a board member of the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment, a contributing editor to National Review Online, and a regular contributor to the popular legal blog The Volokh Conspiracy.

In The New Atlantis

The Conservative Record on Environmental Policy

Number 39 ~ Summer 2013

How Not to Label Biotech Foods

Number 36 ~ Summer 2012

The Challenge of Regulating Objectively

Number 31 ~ Spring 2011

Green Bridge to Nowhere

Number 22 ~ Fall 2008

An Animal to Save the World

Number 21 ~ Summer 2008

Devaluing Science

Number 17 ~ Summer 2007

Other Publications

  • “Placing ‘Reins’ on Regulations: Assessing the Proposed REINS Act,” New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Spring 2013
  • “Conservative Principles for Environmental Reform,” Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, Spring 2013
  • “Is the Common Law a Free-Market Solution to Pollution?,” Critical Review, vol. 24, no. 1, 2012
  • “Fixing, Not Ending, Environmental Regulation,” The New York Times, August 25, 2011