Bad Law and Water Scarcity

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We treat water like it is both free and limitless. This first part is mostly true. The second part isn’t true. Catherine M. Janasie is Research Counsel with the National Sea Grant Law Center (NSGLC) at The University of Mississippi School of Law, where she provides legal and policy analyses to organizations and government entities on ocean, coastal, and natural resources issues and teaches environmental law classes, including Natural Resources Law, Water Law, and Public Lands. Her recent projects include drafting a model law and regulations to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species in the Western United States, advising Dauphin Island, AL on land use planning options to address the impacts of climate change, and an analysis of state laws regulating the residential use of lawn fertilizers. Her work has or is scheduled to appear in the Natural Resources Law Journal, Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy, and Ocean and Coastal Law Journal. She also serves as the Editor of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal.

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