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Bradford C. Mank

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Bradford C. Mank

James B. Helmer, Jr. Professor of Law


Education

BA, Harvard University
JD, Yale University

Areas of Interest

  • Administrative Law
  • Environmental and Natural Resources Law
  • Property

Professor Mank teaches and writes in the areas of environmental law and administrative law.  A prolific scholar, he has authored many articles and book chapters on environmental justice, regulatory reform, and statutory interpretation. He also has worked with the City of Cincinnati on a number of environmental ordinances and implementation matters, including climate change, environmental justice, recycling, and air pollution issues.  He was named the James B. Helmer, Jr. Professor of Law in 2001 in recognition of his scholarly and teaching accomplishments.

Before joining the College of Law faculty in 1991, Professor Mank served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Connecticut.  He also was an associate  with the Hartford, Conn., law firm of Murtha, Cullina, Righter and Pinney, where his emphasis was environmental law. 

Professor Mank received his A.B. summa cum laude from Harvard University and his J.D. from Yale University where he served as the Editor of the Yale Law Journal.  After graduation, he clerked for Justice David M. Shea of the Connecticut Supreme Court.

Publications

Book Chapters

Articles, Essays & Book Reviews

Presentations

  • Should States Have Greater Standing Rights Than Ordinary Citizens?: Massachusetts v. EPA's New Standing Test for States, University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law (November 1, 2007)
  • Continuing Legal Education, Evolving Climate Change Regulations: Developing Trends in Law and Litigation, The Digest of Environmental Law and the Legal Publishing Group of Strafford Publications (September 12, 2007)
  • Continuing Legal Education, Evolving Climate Change Regulations: Developing Trends in Law and Litigation, The Digest of Environmental Law and the Legal Publishing Group of Strafford Publications (November 14, 2006)
  • Environmental Justice and the Poor, Law Professors' Christian Fellowship Annual Conference, Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2003)
  • Environmental Justice and Air Permits, Community Conference on Air Pollution, Environmental Community Organization, Corryville Public Library, Cincinnati, Ohio (November 9, 2002)
  • Environmental Justice: The Impact of Sandoval and South Camden on Title VI and Section 1983, Tulane Environmental Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana (March 8, 2002)
  • Environmental Justice: The South Camden Case, University of Cincinnati Law Review and Moot Court, Cincinnati, Ohio (March 4, 2002)
  • The Legal Aspects of Environmental Justice, City of Cincinnati, Environmental Advisory Council (November 28, 2001)
  • The Demise of CERCLA's Federal Common Law and Corporate Successor Liability, Cincinnati Bar Association, Environmental Law Seminar (November 8, 2000)
  • The Demise of CERCLA's Federal Common Law and Corporate Successor Liability, Corporate Law Symposium, University of Cincinnati (March 9, 2000)
  • Title VI Litigation, Environmental Justice Symposium, College of Law, University of Cincinnati (April 23, 1999)
  • The Case for Affirmative Action, Affirmative Action Debate, Northern Kentucky University (March 29, 1999)
  • Endangered Species Symposium, College of Law, University of Cincinnati (April 17, 1998)
  • Bridging the Gap Between Environmental Lawyers and Engineers or Scientists, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-University of Cincinnati College of Engineering Seminar Series (May 23, 1996)
  • Implications of the Federal Budget Crisis on Environmental Protection, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-University of Cincinnati College of Engineering Seminar Series (February 22, 1996)
  • Environmental Compliance: A Short Course, University of Cincinnati College of Engineering (May 31—June 2, 1995)
  • Environmental Implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Environmental Law and International Law Societies (March 11, 1994)
  • Preventing Bhopal: "Dead Zones" and Toxic Death Risk Index Taxes, 35th Annual Meeting, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), Philadelphia (October 29, 1993)
  • Overview of Environmental Law, University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health, Graduate Seminar (February 3, 1993)
  • Using Alternative Dispute Resolution Techniques to Site Landfills, Workshop for Southwestern Ohio Solid Waste Management Districts, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, Institute for Environmental Studies (November 6, 1991)
  • Composting Seminar, University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health (March 8, 1991)
  • Administrative Law
  • Environmental Law I
  • Environmental Law II
  • International Environmental Law