Sean B. Hecht
Co-Executive Director, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Evan Frankel Professor of Policy and Practice
Co-Director, UCLA Law Environmntal Law Clinic
B.A. Yale, 1988
J.D. University of Michigan, 1995
UCLA Faculty Since 2003
Articles and Chapters
Combatting Sea-Level Rise in Southern California: How Local Governments Can Seize Adaptation Opportunities While Minimizing Legal Risk (with Megan M. Herzog),
Hastings West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law & Policy
The Law of Adaptation to Climate Change
(edited by Michael B. Gerrard and Katrina Fischer Kuh, American Bar Association, 2012).
California's New Rigs-to-Reefs Law, in
Southern California Environmental Report Card 2010
(UCLA Institute of the Environment, November 2010).
Climate Change and the Transformation of Risk: Insurance Matters, 55
UCLA Law Review
Limiting Liability in the Greenhouse: Insurance Risk-Management Strategies in the Context of Global Climate Change (with C. Ross and E. Mills),
Stanford Journal of International Law
Reprinted in 26A Stanford Environmental Law Journal
251 (2007). Full Text
Environmental Law Teachers’ Perspectives on Preparing New Lawyers for Practice (with A. Amos and J. Weis),
Conference Proceedings, ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, 36th Annual Conference on Environmental Law
Stormwater Regulation, Southern California Environmental Report Card 2004, UCLA Institute of the Environment
Paths of Resistance and the Limits of Hegemony, 1
Yale Graduate Journal of Anthropology
It's No Time to Drop Ball on Environment (with M. Rhead Enion),
(Jan. 20, 2011).
An Environmental Blueprint for California: How Governor Brown can ensure the State’s environmental health and economic prosperity (January 2011).
Paying for Pollution: Proposition 26 and its Potential Impacts on State Environmental and Public Health Protections in California (October 26, 2010).
Proposed Law on Land Sell-Off Benefits Speculators, Not Public, Daily Journal
(Nov 28, 2005).
Bill Calls for Citizen Enforcement of Environmental Laws, Daily Journal
(June 3, 2005).
Forest Restoration Bill Addresses a Non-Problem, Sacramento Bee
(June 5, 2003).