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Paula Murray


Department:     Business, Government & Society

Industry Areas:     Environmental Law, Real Estate

Research Areas:     Environmental Law, Real Estate

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Murray, Paula C.
Associate Professor, Department of Business, Government and Society

Paula Murray received her B.A. from Baylor University and her J.D. from The University of Texas at Austin. Her research and teaching interests include real estate and environmental law, wills, trusts, and estates.



The Eyes of Texas Excellence Award



McCombs School of Business Faculty Honor Roll



Outstanding Faculty Member Award, MSSTC Program, IC2 Institute



CBA Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award



Paula C. Murray. 2004. Brighton and Hove: a Natural Festival City. Local Economy 19, 420-422.

David B. Spence and Paula C. Murray. 2003. A Fair Weather Federalism on the High Court. Harvard Environmental Law Review 27, 71-105.

Paula C. Murray. 1999. Inching Toward Environmental Regulatory Reform - ISO 14000 Much Ado About Nothing or a Reinvention Tool? American Business Law Journal 37, 35-71.

Paula C. Murray and David B. Spence. 1999. The Law, Economics and Politics of Federal Preemption Jurisprudence. California Law Review 87, 1125-1206.

Eric Otis and Paula C. Murray. 1997. Environmental Disclosure and Evidentry Privilege: The Right Balance for Self-Evaluative Environmental Audits. The University of Illinois Law Review, 1-69.

Paula C. Murray. 1997. The International Environmental Management Standard, ISO 14000: A Non-Tariff Trade Barrier or a Step to an Emerging Global Environmental Policy? University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law 18, 577-615.

Paula C. Murray. 1995. From the Courts: Is Habitat Modification "Harm" to a Threatened or Endangered Species? Real Estate Law Journal 24, 80-84.

Paula C. Murray. 1995. From the Courts: Restrictive Convenants in Homeowners' Associations: Are They Going to the Dogs? Real Estate Law Journal 23, 356-360.

Paula C. Murray, John Bagby, and Erica Andrews. 1995. How Green Was My Balance Sheet: Corporate Liability and Environmental Disclosure. Virginia Environmental Law Journal, 225-342.

Paula C. Murray. 1994. From the Courts: California Rules Home Builder Liable for Emotional Distress Damages. Real Estate Law Journal 23, 73-77.

Paula C. Murray. 1994. From the Courts: Premises Liability: Owner Liability for Criminal Acts of Third Parties. Real Estate Law Journal 22, 341-345.

Paula C. Murray. 1994. From the Courts: Regulatory Takings: When Does a Regulation Go "Too Far"? Real Estate Law Journal 22, 253-260.

Paula C. Murray. 1994. The Evolution of Implied Warranties in Commercial Real Estate Leases. University of Richmond Law Review 28, 145-177.

Paula C. Murray. 1993. From the Courts: What is a Defect in Real Property? Real Estate Law Journal 22, 61-65.

Paula C. Murray. 1993. Private Takings of Endangered Species as Public Nuisance: Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Commission and the Endangered Species Act. UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 12, 119-164.

Paula C. Murray. 1992. AIDS, Ghosts, Murder: Must Real Estate Brokers and Seller Disclose? Wake Forest Law Review 27, 698-708.

Frank B. Cross and Paula C. Murray. 1991. The Case for a Texas Compulsory Utilization Statute. St. Mary's Law Review 23, 1099-1154.

Paula C. Murray and Frank B. Cross. 1988. Liability for Toxic Radon Gas in Residential Home Sales. North Carolina Law Review 66, 687-739.

Paula C. Murray. 1987. The Real Estate Broker and the Buyer: Negligence and the Duty to Investigate. Villanova Law Review 32, 939-985.

Paula C. Murray and Beverly L. Hadaway. 1986. A Summary of Mortgage-Backed Securities: A Review of Financial and Legal Issues. Law Review Digest 35, 27-28.

Paula C. Murray and Beverly L. Hadaway. 1986. Mortgage-Backed Securities: An Investigation of Legal and Financial Issues. Journal of Corporation Law 11, 203-253.

Paula C. Murray and Brenda Winslett. 1986. The Constitutional Right to Privacy and Emerging Tort Liability for Deceit in Interpersonal Relationships. University of Illinois Law Review, 779-835.

Bill M. Shaw, Sandra Hurd, and Paula C. Murray. 1984. Comparable Worth: A Legal and Ethical Analysis: Using Traditional Tort Principles to Encourage Honesty in Sexual Relationships. Journal of Contemporary Law 11, 67-103.

Sandra Hurd, Paula C. Murray, and Bill M. Shaw. 1984. Compare Worth: A Legal and Ethical Analysis. American Business Law Journal 22, 407-427.

Paula C. Murray. 1984. Due-on-Sale Clauses in Adjustable Rate Mortgages. Real Estate Law Journal 12, 229-242.

Paula C. Murray. 1983. Am I My Brother's Keeper? Real Estate Broker Liability for Seller's Misrepresentations. Texas Bar Journal 46, 1374-1383.

Paula C. Murray. 1983. Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, in The Practical Aspects of Texas Real Estate Law, Eugene Nelson and Walstein Smith, Jr. eds. Austin, TX: Austin Press.