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Timothy M. Mulvaney
Associate Professor of Law
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Courses: Property, Advanced Topics in Property Theory, Land Use Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Constitutional Issues in Environmental Law

Professor Timothy Mulvaney joined the faculty in 2009. His scholarship explores the many conflicts at the intersection of property, land use, and environmental law, with a particular focus on constitutional takings jurisprudence. Among other affiliations, Professor Mulvaney is the Chair-Elect of the AALS Section on Property and an editor of the Environmental Law Prof Blog.  Prior to joining the law school, Professor Mulvaney worked at an environmental law research institute associated with NOAA’s Sea Grant program at the University of Mississippi School of Law.  Before entering academia, Professor Mulvaney served as a Deputy Attorney General in the environmental and land use practice group of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.

Professor Mulvaney earned his J.D. from the Villanova University School of Law and his B.A. in Economics from Haverford College.  At Haverford, he served as president of the Haverford College Athletic Association and captained both the basketball and baseball teams. Prior to law school, he spent one year with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps.

Selected Publications 

"Progressive Property Moving Forward," __ California Law Review Online __ (forthcoming 2014).

"Climate and Property Change," in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives (Randall S. Abate, ed., Oxford University Press) (forthcoming 2014).

"Foreground Principles," 20 George Mason L. Rev. 837 (2013). [SSRN]

“Exactions for the Future,” 64 Baylor L. Rev. 511 (2012). [SSRN]

“The New Judicial Takings Construct,” 120 Yale Law Journal Online 247 (2011). [SSRN]

“Proposed Exactions,” 26 Florida State Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law 279 (2011). [SSRN]

"The Remnants of Exaction Takings," 33 University of California at Davis Environmental Law & Policy Journal 189 (2010), reprinted in 2011 Zoning and Planning Law Handbook (Patricia E. Salkin ed.). [Hein]

"Uncertainties Remain for Judicial Takings Theory," 24 Probate & Property 11 (November/December 2010) (received the 2010 Excellence in Writing Award for Best Overall Article in Real Property from the publication’s editorial board). [Hein]

"Pining for Sustainability," 44 University of Richmond Law Review 115 (2010). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw]

"Instream Flows and the Public Trust," 22 Tulane Environmental Law Journal 315 (2009). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw]

"Waterlocked: Public Access to New Jersey’s Coastline," 34 University of California at Berkeley Ecology Law Quarterly 579 (2007) (co-author). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw]