Professor of Law
B.A., University of Virginia
J.D., University of Virginia
LL.M., Georgetown University
Environmental Law, Law and Policy Internship, Law Review, Legislation, Natural Resources Law Seminar, Real Property, Land Use Planning
Paul Boudreaux teaches and writes on topics of "law and geography," including environmental law, natural resources law, property, and land use law. Particular areas of interest in recent years have included endangered species protection, water quality, suburban sprawl, and urban redevelopment. During the 2009-10 academic year, he served as the LeRoy Highbaugh Sr. Research Chair. He is working on a book exploring the socially exclusionary effects of land use laws.
He received his J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was executive editor of the Virginia Law Review and was selected for the Order of the Coif. He later was awarded an LL.M. degree from Georgetown. Before law school, he received his bachelor's degree at the University of Virginia, studied economics as a graduate fellow at the University of Wisconsin, and edited a newsletter on consumer credit law. He wrote the online Land Use Prof Blog from 2006 to 2009.
After clerking for the late Judge George Revercomb of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, he worked at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he litigated civil cases in federal courts across the nation for more than a decade. He taught at Tulane University and the University of Richmond before coming to Stetson in 2003.