Joel A. Mintz, JD, LLM, JSD is Professor of Law Emeritus and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law, Nova Southeastern University College of Law. He is author/co-author of 12 books and numerous book chapters, law review articles, and other pieces; an elected member of the American Law Institute; a life member of the American Law Foundation; and, a Board member at the Center for Progressive Reform and Everglades Law Center. Formerly he served as Attorney, Chief Attorney, and Regional Noise Enforcement Attorney with the US Environmental Protection Agency. His JD is from the NYU School of Law and his LLM and JSD, from Columbia Law School.