Echeverriahttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=14EcheverriaJohn EcheverriaProfessor of Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Echeverria_John.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MFS, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 1981JD, Yale Law School, 1981BA, Yale College, 1976802-831-1386<p> Professor Echeverria has written several books and numerous scholarly articles on environmental and natural resource law topics. He has published pieces for more general audiences in <em>The New York Times</em>, <em>The Washington Post</em>, and <em>The Christian Science Monitor</em>. He has represented state and local governments, environmental organizations, and planning groups in a variety of legal matters at all levels of the federal and state court systems. In 2007, Professor Echeverria received the Jefferson Fordham Advocacy Award from the American Bar Association to recognize outstanding excellence within the area of state and local government law over a lifetime of achievement. In addition to teaching at Vermont Law School, he has served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School and Georgetown University Law Center.</p> <p> Professor Echeverria received a JD degree from the Yale Law School. He received a Master’s degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies as well as a BA degree from Yale College (summa cum laude).</p> <p> <a href="http://takingslitigation.com" target="_blank">Takings Litigation Blog</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.gelpi.org">GELPI Archive</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.vermontlaw.edu/takings2015/">Takings Conference 2015</a></p> <p><a href="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_ChangingTheRulesByChangingThePlayers.pdf" target="_blank">Changing the Rules by Changing the Players: the Environmental Issue in State Judicial Elections</a></p>John Echeverria is a Professor of Law at Vermont Law School where he teaches Property, Public Law and a wide range of environmental and natural resource law courses. Prior to joining the Vermont Law School faculty in 2009, he served for 12 years as Executive Director of the Georgetown Environmental Law & Policy Institute at Georgetown University Law Center. He also was General Counsel of the National Audubon Society and General Counsel and Conservation Director of American Rivers, Inc., and was an Associate for four years in the Washington, D.C. office of Hughes, Hubbard & Reed. He served for one year as law clerk to the Honorable Gerhard A. Gesell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia immediately after graduating from law school.GP0|#734408e9-816d-46d8-9fd5-749a0d6a6533;L0|#0734408e9-816d-46d8-9fd5-749a0d6a6533|Land Use Planning and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#09fa4b92-9ad9-4626-9d43-1ce2e2667a8a;L0|#009fa4b92-9ad9-4626-9d43-1ce2e2667a8a|Property Law;GP0|#43451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4;L0|#043451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4|Water Rights and Allocation;GP0|#054aba79-e028-445a-9185-b5ba27caaadc;L0|#0054aba79-e028-445a-9185-b5ba27caaadc|Regulatory Takings;GP0|#003ad1b9-bf42-4a10-8058-b2fc6b46c3c5;L0|#0003ad1b9-bf42-4a10-8058-b2fc6b46c3c5|Climate Change AdaptationGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Legal Adaptation to Global Warming; Natural Resources Law; Property; Public Law; Water Resources Law; Watershed Management and Protection

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              Commentary, The Track Record on Takings Legislation: The Results from Florida and OregonCommentary, The Track Record on Takings Legislation: The Results from Florida and Oregon<div class="ExternalClass21CDC98BC06E448598DDE4B07D99F90D"> ​John D. Echeverria, Commentary, ​<em>The Track Record on Takings Legislation: The Results from Florida and Oregon</em>, 60 Plan. & Envtl. L. 3 (2008).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_TheTrackRecordOnTakings.pdf2232Publication
              The Death of Regulatory TakingsThe Death of Regulatory Takings<div class="ExternalClass8842B29728974764ACF4DD290B0C8CDF"> ​John D. Echeverria, <em>The Death of Regulatory Takings</em>, 34 Ecology L.Q. 291 (2007).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_TheDeathOfRegulatoryTakings.pdf2234Publication
              Property Values and Oregon Measure 37: Exposing the False Premise of Regulation's Harm to LandownersProperty Values and Oregon Measure 37: Exposing the False Premise of Regulation's Harm to Landowners<div class="ExternalClass9B9A19EDFE5A4E788AC1B90424C46919"><p>​John D. Echeverria, <em>Property Values and Oregon Measure 37: Exposing the False Premise of Regulation's Harm to Landowners</em> (GELPI 2007)​ </p></div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_PropertyValuesOregonMeasure37.pdf2237Publication
              From a “Darkling Plain” to What?: The Regulatory Takings Issue in U.S. Law and PolicyFrom a “Darkling Plain” to What?: The Regulatory Takings Issue in U.S. Law and Policy<div class="ExternalClassB2ACA064B30A403AAC3C7ACD73AAB2EB"><p>​John D. Echeverria, <em>From a "Darkling Plain" to What?: The Regulatory Takings Issue in U.S. Law and Policy</em>, 30 Vt. L. Rev. 969 (2006). </p></div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_DarklingPlain.pdf2240Publication
              Kelo’s Unanswered Questions: the Policy Debate Over the Use of Eminent Domain for Economic DevelopmentKelo’s Unanswered Questions: the Policy Debate Over the Use of Eminent Domain for Economic Development<div class="ExternalClass49C8A32A1CB4429789C6AF902FE3F08A"><p>​John D. Echeverria & Robert G. Dreher, Kelo's Unanswered Questions: the Policy Debate Over the Use of Eminent Domain for Economic Development (GELPI 2006).</p></div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_KelosUnansweredQuestions.pdf2242Publication
              The Triumph of Justice Stevens and the Principle of GeneralityThe Triumph of Justice Stevens and the Principle of Generality<div class="ExternalClass05EB6F45DDD84C32969C0126C6930A24"> John D. Echeverria, <em>The Triumph of Justice Stevens and the Principle of Generality</em>, 7 Vt. J. Envtl. L. 22 (2005-06).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_TriumphOfJusticeStevens.pdf2255Publication
              Regulating Versus Paying Land Owners to Protect the EnvironmentRegulating Versus Paying Land Owners to Protect the Environment<div class="ExternalClass5CE3B190C1894555BDC7EE3C4E700152"> John D. Echeverria, <em>Regulating Versus Paying Land Owners to Protect the Environment,</em> 26 J. Land Resources Envtl. L. 1 (2005).<p></p></div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_RegulatingVsPaying.pdf2257Publication
              Lingle Etc., The U.S. Supreme Court’s Takings TrilogyLingle Etc., The U.S. Supreme Court’s Takings Trilogy<div class="ExternalClass1870589EB6D24664A474549C697F141D"> John D. Echeverria, <em>Lingle Etc., The U.S. Supreme Court's Takings Trilogy</em>, 35 Envtl. L. Rptr. 10577 (2005).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_LingleEtc.pdf2262Publication
              The Real Contract on AmericaThe Real Contract on America<div class="ExternalClassE3A66DD5994547D4A680553ECCA12803"> John D. Echeverria, "The Real Contract on America," <em>The Environmental Forum</em>​ (July/August 2003).​​</div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_TheRealContractOnAmerica.pdf2264Publication
              Regulatory Takings After BrownRegulatory Takings After Brown<div class="ExternalClass4434250C15FC45B88CFDF963A49E39DF"> John D. Echeverria, <em>Regulatory Takings After Brown</em>, 33 Envtl. L. Rptr. 10626 (2003).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_RegulatoryTakingsAfterBrown.pdf2267Publication
              “Perfectly Astounding” Public Rights: Wildlife Protection and the Takings Clause“Perfectly Astounding” Public Rights: Wildlife Protection and the Takings Clause<div class="ExternalClass5E360286FA0C42D1AA0A1183B92E6C4A"> ​John D. Echeverria and Julie Lurman, <em>"Perfectly Astounding" Public Rights: Wildlife Protection and the Takings Clause</em>​, 16 Tul. Envtl. L.J. 331 (2003).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_PerfectlyAstounding.pdf2270Publication
              Symposium, Poisonous Procedural “Reform”: In Defense of Environmental Right-to-KnowSymposium, Poisonous Procedural “Reform”: In Defense of Environmental Right-to-Know<div class="ExternalClass5DD319AE4E7949B29159FDA1ACCA5422"> ​John D. Echeverria & Julie B. Kaplan, <em>Poisonous Procedural "Reform": In Defense of Environmental Right-to-Know</em>, 12 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 579 (2003).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_PoisonousProceduralReform.pdf2273Publication
              Standing and Mootness Decisions in the Wake of LaidlawStanding and Mootness Decisions in the Wake of Laidlaw<div class="ExternalClassA05BF62D8EA04A0894BD63999EC88935"> John D. Echeverria, <em>Standing and Mootness Decisions in the Wake of Laidlaw</em>, 10 Widener L. Rev. 183 (2003).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_StandingAndMootness.pdf2275Publication
              A Turning of the Tide: The Tahoe-Sierra Regulatory Takings DecisionA Turning of the Tide: The Tahoe-Sierra Regulatory Takings Decision<div class="ExternalClass9EA16C2623ED4065BF0B4342EAF7F5F2"> ​John D. Echeverria, <em>A Turning of the Tide: The Tahoe-Sierra Regulatory Takings Decision</em>, 32 Envtl. L. Rptr. 11235 (2002). </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_TurningOfTheTide.pdf2277Publication
              Do Partial Regulatory Takings Exist?Do Partial Regulatory Takings Exist?<div class="ExternalClassB28DF53265EF43809F13DF03D57AB778"> John D. Echeverria, "Do Partial Regulatory Takings Exist?," in <em>Taking Sides on Takings Issues</em>, Pub. & Priv. Persp. § 9.0, (A.B.A. 2002).​</div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_DoPartialRegulatoryTakingsExist.pdf2294Publication
              The Once and Future Penn Central TestThe Once and Future Penn Central Test<div class="ExternalClassD38917A1998E4EF496420CAD092FEE3B"> John D. Echeverria, Commentary, <em>The Once and Future Penn Central Test</em>, 54 Land Use L. & Zoning Dig. 19 (2002).​​ </div>http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00947598.2002.103947742297Publication
              Changing the Rules by Changing the Players: The Environmental Issue in State Judicial ElectionsChanging the Rules by Changing the Players: The Environmental Issue in State Judicial Elections<div class="ExternalClass8573DAF741DF4D658CBBA40F637DFE71"> John D. Echeverria, <em>Changing the Rules by Changing the Players: The Environmental Issue in State Judicial Elections</em>, 9 N.Y.U. Envtl. L.J. 217 (2001).​​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_ChangingTheRulesBy.pdf2300Publication
              A Preliminary Assessment of Palazzolo v. Rhode IslandA Preliminary Assessment of Palazzolo v. Rhode Island<div class="ExternalClass4CB530F3916144EE919EEEFF2BE105CA"> John D. Echeverria, <em>A Preliminary Assessment of Palazzolo v. Rhode Island</em>, 31 Envtl. L. Rptr. 11112 (2001).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_PalazzoloVRhodeIsland.pdf2303Publication
              No Success Like Failure: The Platte River Collaborative Watershed Planning ProcessNo Success Like Failure: The Platte River Collaborative Watershed Planning Process<div class="ExternalClass9FF3B4BAB71745C0B2F617632910A5EA"> John D. Echeverria, <em>No Success Like Failure: The Platte River Collaborative Watershed Planning Process</em>, 25 Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 559 (2001).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_NoSuccessLikeFailure.pdf2314Publication
              Critiquing Laidlaw: Congressional Power to Confer Standing and the Irrelevance of Mootness Doctrine to Civil PenaltiesCritiquing Laidlaw: Congressional Power to Confer Standing and the Irrelevance of Mootness Doctrine to Civil Penalties<div class="ExternalClass9ADC40D91224413C98F9EE87C61BC8A4"> John D. Echeverria, <em>Critiquing Laidlaw: Congressional Power to Confer Standing and the Irrelevance of Mootness Doctrine to Civil Penalties</em>, 11 Duke Envtl. L. & Pol'y F. 287 (2001).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_CritiquingLaidlaw.pdf2318Publication
              Takings and ErrorsTakings and Errors<div class="ExternalClassDC8A36643CE44A52A92CB37567D99DEF"> John D. Echeverria, <em>Takings and Errors</em>, 51 Ala. L. Rev. 1047 (2000).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_TakingsAndErrors.pdf2334Publication
              Revving the Engines in Neutral, City of Monterey v. Del Monte Dunes at MontereyRevving the Engines in Neutral, City of Monterey v. Del Monte Dunes at Monterey<div class="ExternalClassD41C34AC5CE74CE4A733005B9341212F"> John D. Echeverria, <em>Revving the Engines in Neutral, City of Monterey v. Del Monte Dunes at Monterey</em>, Ltd., 29 Envtl. L. 10682 (1999).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_RevvingTheEnginesInNeutral.pdf2340Publication
              Barely Standing: The Erosion of Citizen Standing to Sue to Enforce Environmental LawBarely Standing: The Erosion of Citizen Standing to Sue to Enforce Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClass3CE318F8327244B0A9BC1085AC38C8F1"> John D. Echeverria & Jon T. Zeidler, <em>Barely Standing: The Erosion of Citizen Standing to Sue to Enforce Environmental Law</em> (GELPI 1999).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_BarelyStandingTheErosion.pdf2343Publication
              Does a Regulation that Fails to Advance a Legitimate Governmental Interest Result in a Regulatory Taking?Does a Regulation that Fails to Advance a Legitimate Governmental Interest Result in a Regulatory Taking?<div class="ExternalClass164C581E3E2D485EA099FD102E2D5AD3"> John D. Echeverria, <em>Does a Regulation that Fails to Advance a Legitimate Governmental Interest Result in a Regulatory Taking?</em>, 29 Envtl. L. 853 (1999).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_DoesARegulationThatFails.pdf2347Publication
              The Politics of Property RightsThe Politics of Property Rights<div class="ExternalClassEE23E087395347D9827641A55BA71CFF"> ​John D. Echeverria, <em>The Politics of Property Rights</em>, 50 Okla. L. Rev. 351 (1997).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_ThePoliticsOfPropertyRights.pdf2350Publication
              The Takings Issue and the Due Process Clause: A Way Out of a Doctrinal ConfusionThe Takings Issue and the Due Process Clause: A Way Out of a Doctrinal Confusion<div class="ExternalClass06E5658A304A40C3B0F7186B2B18F3C4"> ​John D. Echeverria & Sharon Dennis, <em>The Takings Issue and the Due Process Clause: A Way Out of a Doctrinal Confusion</em>, 17 Vt. L. Rev. 695 (Spring 1993).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_TheTakingsIssueDueProcess.pdf2352Publication
              The Electric Consumers Protection Act of 1986The Electric Consumers Protection Act of 1986<div class="ExternalClass10461C626DBC4751B77F566A7F3ADC67"> John D. Echeverria, <em>The Electric Consumers Protection Act of 1986</em>, 8 Energy L.J. 61 (1987).​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_ElectricConsumersProtection.pdf2355Publication
              A Blow to Sustainable DevelopmentA Blow to Sustainable Development<div class="ExternalClass29A1D93EB1FB4C91AC9034C13C6D67C7"> <em>A Blow to Sustainable Development</em>, The New York Times, June 26, 2013 </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_ABlowToSustainableDev.pdf2423Publication
              In Horne v. Department of Agriculture, SCOTUS to Wade into Complicated Nest of Takings IssuesIn Horne v. Department of Agriculture, SCOTUS to Wade into Complicated Nest of Takings Issues<div class="ExternalClass0337805297024BFD9386A5B7A93C8E10"> <em>In Horne v. Department of Agriculture, SCOTUS to Wade into Complicated Nest of Takings Issues</em>, Center for Progressive Reform Blog, March 13, 2013​​​.​ </div>http://progressivereform.org/CPRBlog.cfm?idBlog=643C1097-B15E-DE80-E69BAF8EE78F6CB92425Publication
              The Muddy Arkansas Game and Fish Commission CaseThe Muddy Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Case<div class="ExternalClass5F6CD3229C704150A5F3D568D7B29EFD"> <em>The Muddy Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Case</em>, Center for Progressive Reform Blog, September 25, 2012.​ </div>http://www.progressivereform.org/CPRBlog.cfm?idBlog=FD99A657-EC21-3549-3C008470A30785D12428Publication
              Green Light for Beach Renourishment, Red Light for Judicial TakingsGreen Light for Beach Renourishment, Red Light for Judicial Takings<div class="ExternalClassBA3CACE04CE74864997F755CBC02052D"> <em>Green Light for Beach Renourishment, Red Light for Judicial Takings</em>, American Planning Association, Planning & Environmental Law, September 2010.​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_GreenLightForBeach.pdf2429Publication
              Ninth Circuit Has Chance to Correct Flawed Takings DecisionNinth Circuit Has Chance to Correct Flawed Takings Decision<div class="ExternalClass8941DF592CE54E56A511D5227A719B24"> <em>Ninth Circuit Has Chance to Correct Flawed Takings Decision</em>, Los Angeles Daily Journal, Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2010), June 1​7, 2010.​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_NinthCircuitHasChance.pdf2431Publication
              In Stop the Beach Renourishment Ruling, Conservatives Come up One Vote Short in Quest to Remake Property Rights LawIn Stop the Beach Renourishment Ruling, Conservatives Come up One Vote Short in Quest to Remake Property Rights Law<div class="ExternalClassA887156389CB4323B4AC6A9A474ACFD5"> <em>In Stop the Beach Renourishment Ruling, Conservatives Come up One Vote Short in Quest to Remake Property Rights Law</em>, Center for Progressive Reform Blog, June 17, 2010.​ </div>http://www.progressivereform.org/CPRBlog.cfm?idBlog=480598E4-9B74-D4DC-69FCF9E648F552382434Publication
              The Florida Beach Case Comes to Supreme Court: A Badly Flawed Test Case for Property Rights AdvocatesThe Florida Beach Case Comes to Supreme Court: A Badly Flawed Test Case for Property Rights Advocates<div class="ExternalClass46F8154151A8435D8EE581CF7E034AE0"> <em>The Florida Beach Case Comes to Supreme Court: A Badly Flawed Test Case for Property Rights Advocates</em>, Center for Progressive Reform Blog, November 30, 2009​.​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_FloridaBeachCase.pdf2436Publication
              Amici curiae brief of law professors filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in the case of Belk v. Commissioner of Internal RevenueAmici curiae brief of law professors filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in the case of Belk v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue<div class="ExternalClass67A91EB5BF9F4007971D61C5B33AE349"><p>​Amici curiae brief of law professors filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in the case of Belk v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue</p></div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_BelkAmicusBrief.pdf250Publication
              ​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the case of United States v. Hage on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the case of United States v. Hage on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club<div class="ExternalClass16BBE5BF159A4216B6FC4D6F6ACB6C9E"> ​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the case of <em>United States v. Hage</em> on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club</div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_HageBrief.pdf2517Publication
              ​Brief filed in the California Court of Appeal in South Yuba Water District v. State Water Resources Control Board on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council​Brief filed in the California Court of Appeal in South Yuba Water District v. State Water Resources Control Board on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council<div class="ExternalClass3BF5D3005820407A8CB39FABEA867A09"> ​Brief filed in the California Court of Appeal in <em>South Yuba Water District v. State Water Resources Control Board</em> on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council</div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_NRDC_Yuba_AmicusBrief.pdf2520Publication
              Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Lost Tree Village Corp. v. United States on behalf of the International Municipal Lawyer Association​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Lost Tree Village Corp. v. United States on behalf of the International Municipal Lawyer Association​<div class="ExternalClass9ACB13B5FE884591AC46352E523D4683"> ​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in <em>Lost Tree Village Corp. v. United States</em> on behalf of the International Municipal Lawyer Association</div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_AmicusBriefLostTreeVillage.pdf2526Publication
              Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in Horne v. United States Department of Agriculture, on behalf of the International Municipal Lawyers AssociationBrief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in Horne v. United States Department of Agriculture, on behalf of the International Municipal Lawyers Association<div class="ExternalClass1A5DAF46DE4B4088A99DDD6F1692E958"> ​Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in <em>Horne v. United States Department of Agriculture</em>, on behalf of the International Municipal Lawyers Association.</div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_IMLAAmicusBrief.pdf2528Publication
              Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in Koontz v. St. John's Water Management District on behalf of the National Governor's Association et al.​Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in Koontz v. St. John's Water Management District on behalf of the National Governor's Association et al.​<div class="ExternalClass6D0A058531274C69BC8C32A9BE7C7408"> ​Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in <em>Koontz v. St. John's Water Management District</em> on behalf of the National Governor's Association et al.​</div>2530Publication
              Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v. United States on behalf of International Municipal Lawyers Association et al.​Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v. United States on behalf of International Municipal Lawyers Association et al.​<div class="ExternalClassFA2B793CE2324A67B0ACFF71E4554507"> ​Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in <em>Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v. United States</em> on behalf of International Municipal Lawyers Association et al.<p></p></div>http://www.progressivereform.org/articles/IMLA%20Amicus%20Brief%20-%20Echeverria.pdf2532Publication
              ​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council​​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council​<div class="ExternalClass1C5A87EF4C4C4C43A80AB326727303DC"> ​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in <em>Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States</em> on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_CasitasAmicusBrief.pdf2535Publication
              ​Testimony of John Echeverria before the Constitution Subcommittee on H.R. 1443, the Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2011.​​Testimony of John Echeverria before the Constitution Subcommittee on H.R. 1443, the Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2011.​<div class="ExternalClassEBC01D68AF7F44A6A15BF68F159A5584"> ​Testimony of John Echeverria before the Constitution Subcommittee on <em>H.R. 1443, the Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2011.</em>​</div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_TestimonytonHR1443.pdf2537Publication
              ​Second brief filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council​Second brief filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council<div class="ExternalClass71FACD5A4791422D9FCACF1BCB6CF7A9"> ​Second brief filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in <em>Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States</em> on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council.​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_NRDCPostTrialMemorandum.pdf2541Publication
              ​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council.​​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council.​<div class="ExternalClassFCCC646637E34B10ACE0855BCED6E68D"> ​Brief filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in <em>Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States</em> on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council. </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_Casitas1AmicusBrief.pdf2544Publication
              ​Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in Stop the Beach Renourishment on behalf of the American Planning Association and the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association​Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in Stop the Beach Renourishment on behalf of the American Planning Association and the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association<div class="ExternalClassB874E95ECEC64EA0B824BE1EA339B91F"> ​Brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in <em>Stop the Beach Renourishment</em> on behalf of the American Planning Association and the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association.</div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_APAAmicusBrief.pdf2545Publication
              ​Brief filed in the Florida Supreme Court in St. John's River Water Management District v. Koontz on behalf of the Florida Association of Counties, Inc. and Florida League of Cities​Brief filed in the Florida Supreme Court in St. John's River Water Management District v. Koontz on behalf of the Florida Association of Counties, Inc. and Florida League of Cities<div class="ExternalClass7116C61E40CC4B5795A5B91D36EBDE4B"> ​Brief filed in the Florida Supreme Court in <em>St. John's River Water Management District v. Koontz</em> on behalf of the Florida Association of Counties, Inc. and Florida League of Cities.​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_KoontzAmicusBrief.pdf2546Publication
              Public Taking of Public ContractsPublic Taking of Public Contracts<div class="ExternalClass4E0E5DFF4134493BAB612F9D054997AF"> ​​John D. Echeverria, Public Takings of Public Contracts, 36 Vermont Law Review 3, 2012.​ </div>http://lawreview.vermontlaw.edu/files/2012/06/11-Echeverria-Book-3-Vol.-36.pdf2645Publication
              Life After Koontz?Life After Koontz?<div class="ExternalClassE5998FC8E8C1481E882620F38E8E9D18"> John D. Echeverria, ​<em>Life After Koontz?</em>, Paper Prepared for the 17<sup>th</sup> Annual Conference on Litigating Takings Challenges to Land Use and Environmental Regulations, Davis, California, September 19, 2014​.</div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_LifeAfterKoontz2014.pdf2860Publication
              Koontz: The Very Worst Takings Decision Ever?Koontz: The Very Worst Takings Decision Ever?<div class="ExternalClass756CB16AEC554F5D9DD83045317F9175">John D. Echeverria, <em>Koontz: The Very Worst Takings Decision Ever?</em>, January 2015 , NYU Environmental Law Journal. </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_KoontzTheVeryWorst.pdf2862Publication

              Presentations

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              Update on Takings and ExactionsUpdate on Takings and Exactions<div class="ExternalClassBC83B619D3704610B1D981273DB815CE"> ​<em>Update on Takings and Exactions</em>. John D. Echeverria, NH Municipal Lawyers Association, Concord, NH, February 2014.​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_UpdateOnTakingsAndExactions.pptx2443Presentation
              Environmental FederalismEnvironmental Federalism<div class="ExternalClassDED98CD0A10140AEB2ED25863CD88160"><em>Environmental Federalism</em>. John D. Echeverria, Yangon, Myanmar, November 2013.​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_BurmaPresentation.pptx2449Presentation
              Eminent Domain and Coastal Retreat in the Era of Sea Level RiseEminent Domain and Coastal Retreat in the Era of Sea Level Rise<div class="ExternalClass2A330CD309E140858BA997EA73EC2B4E"> <em>Eminent Domain and Coastal Retreat in the Era of Sea Level Rise</em>. John D. Echeverria, The Role of Law and Government in Protecting Communities from Extreme Weather and Flood Risks, Williamsburg, VA, February 2013.​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_EminentDomainAndCoastalRetreat.pptx2452Presentation
              Floodplain Protection and the Regulatory Takings Issue: Or How to Slay the Property Rights Goliath with TweezersFloodplain Protection and the Regulatory Takings Issue: Or How to Slay the Property Rights Goliath with Tweezers<div class="ExternalClass252EEC8EF9EA4EA2B2E5496A2C3F183B"> <em>Floodplain Protection and the Regulatory Takings Issue: Or How to Slay the Property Rights Goliath with Tweezers</em>. John D. Echeverria, Northeast Conference on Flood Hazards, Liabilities, & Opportunities, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont, October 2007.​ </div>http://www.gelpi.org/gelpi/current_research/documents/RT_Pubs_Pres_Vermont.pdf2456Presentation
              Presentation to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 20th Annual Judicial ConferencePresentation to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 20th Annual Judicial Conference<div class="ExternalClass71186F051C2B490FB425BF5F5D702D08"> Presentation to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 20th Annual Judicial Conference. John D. Echeverria, Denver, Colorado, October 11, 2007.​</div>http://www.gelpi.org/gelpi/current_research/documents/RT_Pubs_Pres_CtFedClsConf07.pdf2460Presentation
              Where We Stand on the Takings IssueWhere We Stand on the Takings Issue<div class="ExternalClass8B435E08BAFB40CBBCEA9E7D0BF9F30B"> <em>Where We Stand on the Takings Issue</em>. John D. Echeverria, The American Planning Association Policy Conference, Washington, D.C., October 1, 2007.​ </div>http://www.gelpi.org/gelpi/current_research/documents/RT_Pubs_Pres_APA.pdf2466Presentation
              The Regulatory Takings AgendaThe Regulatory Takings Agenda<div class="ExternalClassED1A00812B6C42FDBC45EDB10348309E"> <em>The Regulatory Takings Agenda</em>. John D. Echeverria, The Nature Conservancy Western Regional Meeting, San Francisco, California, January 30, 2007.​</div>http://www.gelpi.org/gelpi/current_research/documents/RT_Pubs_Pres_TNCWRegMtg07PPT.pdf2469Presentation
              The Regulatory Takings Issue and Environmental ProtectionThe Regulatory Takings Issue and Environmental Protection<div class="ExternalClass826688C3ABC1405F97C481BB3A9AB0B9"> <em>The Regulatory Takings Issue and Environmental Protection</em>. John D. Echeverria, Sierra Club, Sante Fe, New Mexico, December 9, 2006.​ </div>http://www.gelpi.org/gelpi/current_research/documents/RT_Pubs_Pres_SierraPPT.pdf2477Presentation
              The Fairness Debate Spawned by Kelo and Oregon Measure 37The Fairness Debate Spawned by Kelo and Oregon Measure 37<div class="ExternalClass3D94BABBFD0A477AA207A10FFF6BB7D0"> <em>The Fairness Debate Spawned by Kelo and Oregon Measure 37</em>. John D. Echeverria, PlaceMatters 2006, Denver, Colorado, October 19, 2006.​ </div>http://www.gelpi.org/gelpi/current_research/documents/RT_Pubs_Pres_PlacemattersPPT.pdf2479Presentation
              Kelo's Unanswered Questions: Policy Issues Raised by the Use of Eminent Domain for Economic DevelopmentKelo's Unanswered Questions: Policy Issues Raised by the Use of Eminent Domain for Economic Development<div class="ExternalClass83DD562DB0334BEE8EA95F828E09BCC6"> <em>Kelo's Unanswered Questions: Policy Issues Raised by the Use of Eminent Domain for Economic Development</em>. John D. Echeverria, Annie Casey Foundation, September 21, 2006.​</div>http://www.gelpi.org/gelpi/current_research/documents/RT_Pubs_Pres_AECaseyPPT.pdf2487Presentation
              The Takings Issue: the Historical BackgroundThe Takings Issue: the Historical Background<div class="ExternalClass74651126C0714272BFBB0132108B9208"> <em>The Takings Issue: the Historical Background</em>. John D. Echeverria, Georgetown University Law Center, June 27, 2006.​</div>http://www.gelpi.org/gelpi/current_research/documents/RT_Pubs_Pres_TakingsHistoryPPT.pdf2488Presentation
              Response to KeloResponse to Kelo<div class="ExternalClassBFA51B482E4E44479D449628724A6863">Testimony before the New York State Assembly on the use of eminent domain for economic development purposes, November 4, 2005.</div>http://www.gelpi.org/gelpi/current_research/documents/GELPITestimony_KeloNYSNov05.pdf2498Presentation
              Water and TakingsWater and Takings<div class="ExternalClass1253D1F2B3904BD0AA04D083AF8BD744"> ​Water and Takings. John D. Echeverria, ​60th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Vail, CO, July 17-19, 2014.​ </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/EcheverriaRMMLFPresentation.pptx2655Presentation
              Water and TakingsWater and Takings<div class="ExternalClass8813867CB16F4B6BB56997EADFD26FBB"><p>​Water and Takings, John D. Echeverria, 32nd Annual Water Law Conference, American Bar Association, Las Vegas, NV, July 4, 2014.</p></div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_ABALasVegas.pptx2656Presentation
              Koontz: Clarity or Calamity?Koontz: Clarity or Calamity?<div class="ExternalClassD0641743156F40F78C3B926E4B82ECEA"> ​Presenter, "Koontz: Clarity or Calamity?", ​2014 APA National Planning Conference​, Atlanta, GA, April 28, 2014. </div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_APAPresentation2.pptx2657Presentation
              Koontz: A Big Yawn for Environmental Law?Koontz: A Big Yawn for Environmental Law?<div class="ExternalClass74F222F2B0ED4DFA9697088BBD203891"> ​Co-presenter (with J.B. Ruhl), <em>"Koontz: A Big Yawn for Environmental Law?"</em>, Hot Topics in Environmental Law Lecture Series, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT, June 24, 2014.​ </div>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbVxU-leFLo2854Presentation
              The Future of Conservation EasementsThe Future of Conservation Easements<div class="ExternalClassC6F08C6CFF5243388CD7823C43A9F1C2"> <em>​The Future of Conservation Easements</em>, 2014 Conference of the Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association, Stowe, Vermont, September 12, 2014​.​</div>http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/Echeverria_TheFutureOfConservationEasements2014.pptx2861Presentation

              Awards & Accomplishments

              Awards & Accomplishments

               

               

              What's New With Constitutional Takings and Water?What's New With Constitutional Takings and Water?<div class="ExternalClass91F2D50FE518405CA6F84C7F73B036CB"><p>2014 Best Paper Winner, 32nd Annual American Bar Association Water Law Conference</p></div>185Award, Honor or Grant
              Certificate of CommendationCertificate of Commendation<div class="ExternalClassFE2DF15068684B249A0464CA4AC20249"><p>​2009 Certificate of Commendation from the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice</p></div>2549Award, Honor or Grant
              Jefferson Fordham Advocacy AwardJefferson Fordham Advocacy Award<div class="ExternalClass3CB6E6A1BD93418EAAE12B8FC4117965"><p>​2007 Jefferson Fordham Advocacy Award from the ABA Section on State and Local Government Law</p></div>2551Award, Honor or Grant
              Article Selected for Best Environmental Law Articles of 2009Article Selected for Best Environmental Law Articles of 2009<div class="ExternalClassB764FFD386424249AFA7A0C89706CF91"><p>​2009 article selected for republication in the <em>Land Use and Environmental Law Review, </em>annual compilation<em> </em>of "best"<em> </em>environmental law articles of the year.</p></div>2777Award, Honor or Grant

               

               

               

               

              Board Member, Vermont Natural Resources CouncilBoard Member, Vermont Natural Resources Council<div class="ExternalClassC8316D8ADF7C4A3C8E7DE200F21869B8"><p>​Board Member, Vermont Natural Resources Council</p></div>2858Affiliation
              Member, Strafford VT Planning CommissionMember, Strafford VT Planning Commission<div class="ExternalClassB3FF259D08D742E0A5E162B91DF9D6DF"><p>​Member, Strafford VT Planning Commission</p></div>2859Affiliation