Changing Conceptions of Property and Sovereignty in Natural Resources: Questioning the Public Trust Doctrine (R.J. Lazarus)

Author Richard J. Lazarus Keywords Public trust doctrine, private property rights, natural resources, public interest Abstract Most simply put, the historical function of the public trust doctrine has been to provide a public property basis for resisting the exercise of private property rights in natural resources deemed contrary to the public interest. In recent decades, […]

Public interest litigation concerning environmental matters before human rights courts…(C. Schall)

Author Christian Schall Keywords Environment; European Court of HumanRights; humanrights; locus standi (standing); access to justice; Aarhus Convention; public interest. Abstract This article endeavours to explain the current state of environmental public interest litigation before the three regional humanrights bodies of Europe, America and Africa in the light of their constituting treaties and case law. […]

Public interest litigation concerning environmental matters before human rights courts (C. Schall)

Author Christian Schall Keywords Environment; European Court of HumanRights; humanrights; locus standi (standing); access to justice; Aarhus Convention; public interest. Abstract This article endeavours to explain the current state of environmental public interest litigation before the three regional humanrights bodies of Europe, America and Africa in the light of their constituting treaties and case law. […]