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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

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Recent and Forthcoming Articles

Judicial Takings and State Takings

21 Widener L. Rev. 811-846 (2012)

The Parcel and Then Some: Unity of Ownership and the Parcel as a Whole

36 Vermont L. Rev. 549-601 (2012)

Rethinking Urban Development

19 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 629-635 (2012) (symposium introduction)

Public Use in the Dirigiste Tradition: Private and Public Benefit in an Era of Agglomeration

38 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1023-89 (2011)

Urban Revitalization and Eminent Domain: Misinterpreting Jane Jacobs

4 Alb. Gov't. L. Rev. 106-53 (2011)

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Fall 2012


Spring 2013

    Land Use Planning

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Summer 2012

Please contract me by e-mail at seagle (at) gmu (dot) edu, or phone (703) 993-8054.

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: June 14, 2012