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Richard M. Stephens


  • Co-author, Takings Law, Lucas and the Growth Management Act, 16 U. of Puget Sound L.Rev.1259 (1993).

  • The Law of Unconstitutional Takings and the Private Property Owner, Northwest Woodlands, Summer 1993.

  • Washington State Must Respect Property Rights When Implementing Growth Management Act, Legal Backgrounder (Washington Legal Foundation), July 1993.

  • Ninth Circuit Welcomes Takings Where State Courts Are Inhospitable, 14 Oregon Real Estate and Land Use Digest, No.2 (1992).

  • The Fees Stop Here: Statutory Purposes Limit Awards to Defendants, 36 DePaul Law Review 489 (1987).

  • One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: The "Progress" Down the Employee Civil Rights Road, 36 Educational Law Rep. 37 (1987).

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Wyoming: Appomattox Courthouse Revisited, 11 Pepperdine Law Review 707 (1984).



  • Government Takings: Just Compensation and Police Power Recent Cases Beg the Question, Law Seminars International, December 4, 2003.

  • Growth Management Act: Growth Management Act Procedures that Violate Due Process and Recent Developments in Takings Jurisprudence, Law Seminars International, November 18, 2003.

  • Washington Land Use Law, Do We Still Have Property Rights?, Law Seminars International, April 23, 2002.

  • Land Use Law: Don't I Still Have Property Rights?, Law Seminars International, April 20, 2001.

  • Government Takings: Overview of Federal Regulatory Takings Law, Law Seminars International, November 27, 2000.

  • Public & Private Rights in Land & Resources: Workable Solutions, University of Washington, Institute for Environmental Studies, Seattle, June 1994.

  • The Endangered Species Act, Law Seminars International, Honolulu, April 1994.

  • Inverse Condemnation and Related Government Liability, American Law Institute - American Bar Association, Seattle, May 1992.

  • Private Property Rights and Environmental Protection, Washington Research Council, Seattle, May 1992.

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