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Jonathan Wood

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Jonathan Wood

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Background
Jonathan Wood is an Attorney specializing in Environmental Law and Constitutional Law. As a member of PLF’s Environmental Practice Group, he litigates cutting-edge issues under the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and other state and federal environmental laws. His work has been featured in television, radio, and print outlets, including FOX & Friends, The New York Times, Washington Post, National Review, and Reason.

Jonathan has authored numerous law review articles on constitutional, environmental, and administrative law. In addition to his work for PLF, Jonathan is on the Executive Board for the Federalist Society’s Environmental Law and Property Rights Practice Group, is an Adjunct Fellow with the Property and Environment Research Center, and publishes FREEcology—a blog on libertarian environmentalism. He is a graduate of the NYU School of Law, the London School of Economics, and the University of Texas at Austin.

Publications
Overcriminalization and the Endangered Species Act: Mens Rea and Criminal Convictions for Take, 46 Envtl. L. Rep. 10,496 (2016)

Take It to the Limit: The Illegal Regulation Prohibiting the Take of Any Threatened Species Under the Endangered Species Act, 33 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 23 (2015)

A Federal Crime Against Nature? The Federal Government Cannot Prohibit Harm to All Endangered Species Under the Necessary and Proper Clause, 29 Tulane Envtl. L.J. 65 (2015)

Underground Environmental Regulations: Regulations Imposed as Mitigation Measures Under CEQA Violate the California Administrative Procedure Act, 52 Cal. Western L. Rev. 1 (2015)

 

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