Sea Grant Law Center
Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal

The Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal is an Open Access online journal that provides a forum for the timely discussion and exploration of legal topics of relevance to the Sea Grant network of extension agents, researchers, coastal managers and users, and local decision-makers. The Journal features concise, 30 – 35 page, articles on a range of subjects including fisheries, coastal development, coastal access, and pollution. Unlike traditional law reviews, the Journal highlights more applied research and case studies. Due to their timeliness and brevity, Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal articles should be of interest to anyone involved in coastal management, lawyer and non-lawyer alike. A guide to assist writers in preparing information for publication in the Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal can be found here.

Each spring, the National Sea Grant Law Center sponsors a symposium and invite papers from academics and practitioners for publication in June. The fall issue, published in December, features law student articles submitted in response to a yearly request for papers. The Journal’s editorial board and outside experts, as needed, review all articles prior to publication.

    Volume 5                                                                                                                            Number 2


Cover and Table of Contents    
Introduction to Property, History & Climate Change in the Former Colonies Symposium Special Issue Jill Fraley
Sea Level Rise and Flooding Risk in Virginia Larry P. Atkinson
Tal Ezer
Elizabeth Smith
The Policy Climate for Climate Change in Virginia:
Overview of Adaptation Policy, Planning and Implementation Landscape
William Stiles
Molly Mitchell
Troy Hartley
English Common Law Grants under Virginia Law:
Rivers, Tides and the Taking Clause
James W. Jennings, Jr.
Erin B. Ashwell
Colonial Property, Private Dams, and Climate Change in Virginia Jill Fraley

The American Takings Revolution and Public Trust Preservation:
A Tale of Two Blackstones
Blake Hudson 57
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ISSN 1947-3982
ISSN 1947-3990

Stephanie Showalter, Director of the National Sea Grant Law Center and an adjunct faculty member of the University of Mississippi School of Law, serves as the Journal’s editor.

ISSN 1947-3982     ISSN 1947-3990

Editorial Board
Tom Ankersen, University of Florida Levin College of Law
David Case, University of Mississippi School of Law
Lisa Schiavinato, The North Carolina Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center
Richard McLaughlin, Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies
Kathryn Mengerink, Environmental Law Institute’s Ocean Program

The Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal is a result of research sponsored in part by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, under Grant Number NA06OAR4170078, the Sea Grant Law Center, Mississippi Law Research Institute, and University of Mississippi Law Center. The U.S. Government and the Sea Grant College Program are authorized to produce and distribute reprints notwithstanding any copyright notation that may appear hereon. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA or any of its sub-agencies.


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