MATTHEW J. FESTA
Property and Republicanism in the Northwest Ordinance, 45 Arizona St. L.J. 409 (2013).
Land Use in the Unzoned City, In Re, Spring 2012, at 14.
Academic Research and Writing as Best Practices in Teaching Land Use, 29 Pace Envtl L. Rev. 51 (2011) (invited contribution).
Applying a Usable Past: the Use of History in Law, 38 Seton Hall L. Rev. 479 (2008).
Dueling Federalists: Supreme Court Decisions with Multiple Opinions Citing 'The Federalist', 1986 2007, 31 Seattle U. L. Rev. 75 (2007).
The Origins and Constitutionality of State Unit Voting in the Electoral College, 54 Vand. L. Rev. 2099 (2001).
Contributing Author, The Rule Of Law Handbook: A Practitioner’s Guide for Judge Advocates, 2008. (Charlottesville, VA: Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, U.S. Army, Center for Law and Military Operations, 2008).
PRESENTATIONS & PROCEEDINGS
De Facto Zoning, invited participant, Local Government Law Works-in-Progress conference, Marquette University Law School, September 2012.
Applying Practice to Land Use Scholarship and Teaching, invited participant, Practically Grounded Symposium, Pace Law School, May 2012.
What is ‘Zoning’? Regulation, Authority, and the Problem of De Facto Zoning, Association for Law, Property, and Society, March 2012.
Property Rights and Pets, Houston Bar Association Animal Law Section Conference, 2012.
Professors’ Corner teleconference guest speaker, American Bar Association, 2012.
U.S. Efforts to Promote the Rule of Law Abroad, invited speaker, Garland Walker American Inns of Court presentation, 2012.
“The Guardian of Every Other Right: Property and the Bill of Rights,” invited speaker, Austin College Bill of Rights Symposium, 2011.
Property Rights and the New Federalism, Southeastern Association of Law Schools, 2011.
Academic Research and Writing as Best Practices in Teaching Land Use, Practically Grounded Symposium, 2011.
Property Rights at the Beach, invited speaker at Texas Wesleyan Law School presentation on Severance v. Patterson, 2011.
Property Rights and Rule of Law Operations, Association for Law Property, and Society, 2011.
A Property Rights Approach to Progressive Land Use, Northeastern Junior Faculty Teaching & Scholarship Development Workshop, 2011.
Housing Policy and the Subsidization of the American Dream, American Association of Law Schools Mid-Year Meeting, 2010.
Moderator, “The Global Warming Crisis: Fairness,” American Association of Law Schools Mid-Year Meeting, 2010.
Property Rights and the Home: From the American Dream to the Mortgage Crisis, inaugural meeting of the Association for Law, Property, and Society (ALPS), 2010.
A Property Rights Approach to Progressive Land Use, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) New Scholars Workshop, 2009.
Property Rights and Rule of Law Operations, Law & Society Annual Meeting, 2009.
Chair & Discussant, “Intellectual Property,” Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Boston, MA, 2009.
Property Ownership in America from Jefferson to the Mortgage Crisis and Beyond, Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Boston, MA 2009.
Invited speaker, “Guantanamo and the Rule of Law,” Symposium on National Security, Civil Liberties, & Guantanamo: Implications on the Eve of the Closing, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, 2009.
The Role of Property Rights in Promoting the Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Societies, National Security Law Junior Scholar Workshop, University of Texas at Austin, 2009.
A Property Rights Approach to Progressive Land Use, Junior Property Scholars Workshop, 2008.
The Relationship between Environmental Regulation and Inverse Condemnation: What is the Individual Cost for Environmental Protection? Red Clay Conference in Environmental Law, 2007.
The Role of Property Rights in Founding Era Republicanism, Southwest Social Science Association, 2006.
Discussant, Latino History, Southwest Social Science Association, 2006.
The Neglected Role of Property Rights in the Founding Era Vision of the Common Good, Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities (ASLCH), 2006.
The Underestimated Role of Property in Founding Era U.S. Republican Ideology, New England Historical Association, 2005.
Applying a Usable Past: Historical Evidence in the Law, Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities (ASLCH), 2005.
Chair & Discussant, Legal & Economic History, Interdisciplinary Session, Southwest Social Science Association, 2005.
Conflicting Opinions Citing The Federalist on the Rehnquist Court, 1986-2005, Southwest Political Science Association, 2005.
The Application of a Usable Past, Southwest Historical Association, 2005.
Dueling Federalists, Southern Political Science Association, 2005.
The Application of a Usable Past: Toward a Reconciliation of the Professional Standards of History and Law, Biennial Meeting of The Historical Society, 2004.
Private Rights and the Public Good: The Northwest Ordinance, Property Law, and Constitutionalism in the Early Republic, Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR), 2003.
Dueling Federalists and Judicial Politics: Rehnquist Court Cases with Multiple Uses of The Federalist, 1986 2003, Georgia Political Science Association, 2003.
The Northwest Ordinance, Property Law, and the Political Economy of the Early Republic, Great Lakes History Conference, 2002.
The Role of Property Rights in the Northwest Ordinance, Ohio Valley History Conference, 2001.