Jurisdynamics proudly welcomes J. B. Ruhl to its team of contributors.
J. B. Ruhl, the Matthews & Hawkins Professor of Property at the Florida State University College of Law, is a nationally regarded expert in the fields of endangered species protection, regulation of wetlands, ecosystem management, environmental impact analysis, and environmental and natural resources law. His extensive publications include his award-winning articles, "Currencies and the Commodification of Environmental Law," 53 Stanford Law Review 539 (2000) (co-authored), and "Farms, Their Environmental Harms, and Environmental Law," 27 Ecology Law Quarterly 263 (2000), each of which was selected by a national peer review committee as one of the ten best law review articles of the year in environmental law.
Professor Ruhl is also co-author of the forthcoming casebook, The Law of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management. He teaches Environmental Law, Land Use and Property. Prior to joining the Florida State University College of Law faculty in 1999, Professor Ruhl taught at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois and George Washington University Law School. Before teaching law, he was a partner in the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P. in Austin, Texas. Professor Ruhl has served as the executive editor of the American Bar Association, Section of Environmental, Energy, and Resources Law quarterly, Natural Resources & Environment, and as the publications officer of that ABA Section.