Eric Pearson
Eric Pearson
Professor Emeritus

While attending Duquesne University, Dean Pearson was a member of Order of the Barristers and Law Review. He was Assistant Attorney General, Department of Environmental Resources, for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1972-1976; attorney for the Office of General Counsel, United States Environmental Protection Agency from 1977- 1979; and Associate Chief Counsel for the Presidents Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island in 1979-1980. He became the associate dean for administration and finance in July 2012. Professor Pearson retired in 2015.

  • B.A. (1968), J.D. (1972), Duquesne University
  • LL.M. (1977), George Washington University
  • Administrative Law
  • Environmental and Natural Resources Law
  • Land Use Law
  • Property I
  • Property II
  • Environmental and Natural Resources Law, LexisNexis, 4th ed. (2002-Present)
  • The GOAL Program, Creighton Lawyer Magazine, Fall 2013, at 16
  • Section 102(1) of the National Environmental Policy Act, 41 Creighton Law Review 369 (2008)
  • Some Thoughts on the Role of Substantive Due Process in the Federal Constitutional Law of Property Rights Protection, 25 Pace Environmental Law Review 1 (2008)
  • A Brief Contrarian Discourse on Global Warming, Creighton Lawyer Magazine Fall 2006, at 26
  • The Public Trust Doctrine in Federal Law, 24 Journal of Land, Resources & Environmental Law, University of Utah College of Law 173 (2004)