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Steven J. Eagle

Professor of Law


3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201-4426

Phone (703) 993-8054 Fax (703) 993-8124 E-mail

The Fifth Edition of Regulatory Takings (2012), including current supplement, is available on-line through Lexis.com.

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Recent Publications

Amicus Brief on the Merits, Murr v. Wisconsin (U.S. Supreme Court, No. 15-214)

Filed on behalf of Reason Foundation, April 18, 2016, available at www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/ReasonACBrf.pdf.

Property Rights After Horne

10 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty Rights (forthcoming 2016), available at ssrn.com/abstract=2743712.

On Engineering Urban Densification

4 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference J. 73--132 (2015)

The Perils of Regulatory Property in Land Use Regulation

54 Washburn L.J. 1--41 (2014)

Penn Central and Its Reluctant Muftis

66 Baylor L. Rev. 1--64 (2014)

Koontz In the Mansion and the Gatehouse

61 Urb. Law. 1--31 (2014)

The Four-Factor Penn Central Regulatory Takings Test

118 Penn. St. L. Rev. 601--646 (2014)

Professional Information

Biographical Sketch

Curriculum Vitae



Fall 2015


Spring 2016

    Land Use Planning

Office Hours

Spring 2016

Monday and Wednesdays, 11:15--12:15.

Constitutional Documents

That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.

George Mason, The Virginia Declaration of Rights, Art. I,  June 12, 1776

The United States Constitution

The Federalist Papers

The Magna Carta

This page last revised: April 24, 2016