Errol E. Meidinger

Margaret W. Wong Professor; Director, Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy

Research Focus: Administrative Law, Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Indigenous Peoples’ Law, International Environmental Law, International Trade and Environment, Legal Theory, Property, Sociology of Law

Links: Curriculum Vitae, SSRN, Personal Website

Contact Information

520 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
Phone: 716-645-6692
Email: eemeid@buffalo.edu

Faculty Assistant: Suzanne Caruso

Books

The Big Thaw: Policy, Governance and Climate Change in the Circumpolar North (with Ezra B.W. Zubrow and Kim Diana Connolly, editors) (SUNY Press, forthcoming 2015)

CONFRONTING SUSTAINABILITY: FOREST CERTIFICATION IN DEVELOPING AND TRANSITIONING COUNTRIES (Yale Forestry Press: 2006)
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SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF FOREST CERTIFICATION (with Christopher Elliott and Gerhard Oesten, ed.) (Forstbuch Verlag: 2003)
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APPLIED TIME SERIES ANALYSIS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES (Richard McCleary and Richard A. Hay, with collaboration of David McDowall and Errol Meidinger, ed.) (Sage Publications: 1980)
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INTERRUPTED TIME SERIES ANALYSIS (with David McDowall, Richard McCleary, and Richard A. Hay, ed.) (Sage Publications: 1980)
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IN THE OPINION OF THE BAR: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF BAR POLLING PRACTICES (with James Guterman, ed.) (American Judicature Society: 1977)
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Journal Articles

Mega-Regional Trade Agreements and Global Environmental Governance: The Case of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, COMPETITION AND CHANGE (Under review)
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The Interactive Dynamics of Transnational Business Governance: A Challenge for Transnational Legal Theory, (with Stepan Wood, Kenneth W. Abbott, Julia Black, and Burkard Eberlein). TRANSNATIONAL LEGAL THEORY 6(2):333-369
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Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Conceptualization and Framework for Analysis, REGULATION & GOVERNANCE (with K.. Abbott, J. Black, B. Eberlein, and S. Wood) vol. 8(1): 1-21 (2014)
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Forest Certification and Democracy, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF FOREST RESEARCH vol. 130 p. 407 (2011)
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Competitive Supragovernmental Regulation: How Could It Be Democratic, CHICAGO JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (University of Chicago Law School) vol. 8(2) p. 513-534 (2008)
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Beyond Westphalia: Competitive Legalization in Emerging Transnational Regulatory Systems, LAW AND LEGALIZATION IN TRANSNATIONAL RELATIONS (2006)
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Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries: Part of a Sustainable Future?, ENVIRONMENT (with Benjamin Cashore, Fred Gale, & Deanna Newsom) (9  2006) vol. 48 p. 6
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The Administrative Law of Global Private-Public Regulation: the Case of Forestry, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (2006) vol. 17 p. 47
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Using Forest Certification to Strengthen Rural Communities: Cases from Northwest Russia, ENDANGERED SPECIES AND FORESTS: LEGAL PERSPECTIVES (2006)
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The New Environmental Law: Forest Certification, BUFFALO ENVIRONMENTAL LAW JOURNAL, vol. 10 p. 211 (2003)
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Private Environmental Certification Systems and U.S. Environmental Law: Closer than You May Think, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW REPORTER NEWS & ANALYSIS (2001) vol. 31 p. 10162-10179
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Private Environmental Standard Setting, Human Rights, and Human Communities, BUFFALO ENVIRONMENTAL LAW JOURNAL (1999) vol. 7 p. 123
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Reconstituting Haudenosaunee Law, Sovereignty, and Governance, BUFFALO LAW REVIEW (1998) vol. 46 p. 799 Catalog Record  HeinOnline  Westlaw  LexisNexis

Regulatory Culture: A Theoretical Outline, LAW AND POLICY (1987) vol. 9(4) p. 355
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On Explaining the Development of "Emissions Trading" in U.S. Air Pollution Regulation, LAW AND POLICY (1985) vol. 7(4) p. 447
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Privatizing Regulatory Enforcement: A Preliminary Assessment of Citizen Suits Under Federal Environmental Laws, BUFFALO LAW REVIEW (1985) vol. 34 p. 834
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Social Impact Assessment as Evaluation Research: Claimants and Claims, EVALUATION REVIEW (1980) vol. 4 p. 507
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The "Public Uses" of Eminent Domain History and Policy, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (1980) vol. 11 p. 1
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Bar Polls: What They Measure, What They Miss, JUDICATURE (1977) vol. 60 p. 469
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Book Chapters

Importing Democracy: Promoting Participatory Decision Making in Russian Forest Communities (with Maria Tysiachniouk) in ENVIRONMENTAL DEMOCRACY: FACING UNCERTAINTY (C. Claeys & M. Jacqué, editors) (Peter Lang Publishers, London and Brussels, 2011)
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Protect, Respect, Remedy and Participate: ‘New Governance’ Lessons for the Ruggie Framework, THE UN GUIDING PRINCIPLES ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: FOUNDATIONS AND IMPLEMENTATION (with Tara J. Melish) (Radu Mares, ed.) (Martinus Nijhoff: 2011) p. 303
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Private Import Safety Regulation and Transnational New Governance, IMPORT SAFETY: REGULATORY GOVERNANCE IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY (University of Pennsylvania Press: 2009) p. 233
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Multi-Interest Self-Governance through Global Product Certification Chains, RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS: SELF-GOVERNANCE AND LAW IN TRANSNATIONAL ECONOMIC TRANSACTIONS (Hart: 2008) p. 259-291
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Property Law for Development Policy and Institutional Theory: Problems of Structure, Choice, and Change, THE MYSTERY OF CAPITAL AND THE NEW PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL REALITY (Open Court: 2008) p. 193-227
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Beyond Westphalia: Emerging Transnational Regulatory Systems, LAW AND LEGALIZATION IN TRANSNATIONAL RELATIONS (Routledge: 2007) p. 121-143
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Law and Constitutionalism in the Mirror of Non- Governmental Standards, TRANSNATIONAL GOVERNANCE AND CONSTITUTIONALISM (Christian Joerges, Inger-Johanne Sand and Gunther Teubner, ed.) (Hart Pub.: 2004) p. 189
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Forest Certification as a Global Civil Society Regulatory Institution, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF FOREST CERTIFICATION (Errol E. Meidinger and Gerhard Oesten, ed.) (2003) p. 265-292
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Forest Certification as Environmental Law Making by Global Civil Society, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF FOREST CERTIFICATION (Errol E. Meidinger and Gerhard Oesten, ed.) (2003) p. 293-329
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The Fundamentals of Forest Certification, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF FOREST CERTIFICATION (Errol E. Meidinger and Gerhard Oesten, ed.) (2003) p. 3-25
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Laws and Institutions in Cross-Boundary Stewardship, STEWARDSHIP ACROSS BOUNDARIES (R.L. Knight and P.B. Landres, ed.) (1998)
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Organizational and Legal Challenges for Ecosystem Management, CREATING A FORESTRY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: THE SCIENCE OF ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT (Kathryn A. Kohm and Jerry F. Franklin, ed.) (Island Press: 1997) p. 361
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The Development of "Emissions Trading" in U.S. Air Pollution Regulation, MAKING REGULATORY POLICY (Keith Hawkins and John Thomas, ed.) (1989)
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Forging New Solutions out of Conflicting Values and Tenuous Institutions, ENVIRONMENTAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL (Lynne S. Bankert and R. Warren Flint, ed.) (1988) p. 161
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The Politics of "Market Mechanisms" in U.S. Air Pollution Policy, DISTRIBUTIONAL CONFLICTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL-RESOURCE POLICY (Allan Schnaiberg, Nicholas Watts, Klaus Zimmerman, ed.) (Gower: 1986) p. 150
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