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Welcome! Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon is an amazing place to study environmental law and natural resources law. Lewis & Clark was the first law school in the country to launch an environmental law program, and it is considered one of the premier programs in the United States. Check out the “GreenFlash” and you’ll see that our faculty, students, and alums are extraordinary. Scroll down for more information on events and updates. Please contact us at elaw@lclark.edu if you have any questions. We hope to hear from you!
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GreenFlash: Updates from the Environmental Law Program

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    Earthrise Clinic Director Craig Johnston, Advisory Council Chair Dave Pearson, and ten other runners will hit 26.2 miles of Boston on April 21 with a goal of raising $26.2 thousand for our work!  Visit our website at the link below to learn more and to donate. Law: Earthrise
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    Lewis & Clark law school’s environmental moot court team has been a contender for the national Environmental Moot Court title many times over the last twenty years, advancing to the semi-finals 23 times, making it to the final round 15 times, and winning the competition seven times. This year was no different. The team of Laura Kerr (3L), Ben Saver (3L), and Daniel Rottenberg (2L) stormed into the semi-finals with the experienced coaching of Professor Craig Johnston. While the team did not advance to the finals, “it was an honor to represent Lewis & Clark at Pace, particularly given our school’s past success at the Competition,” remarked Rottenberg. More >
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    Professor Mike Blumm’s guest editorial in the Oregonian: The Wilderness Act celebrates a half century calls for public input on the four bills Congress is considering that would add to Oregon wilderness, including not only the Devil’s Staircase but also areas in the Rogue and John Day River watersheds. More >
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    Professor Erin Ryan reflects on a field trip with students to the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge: “I like to give my students the opportunity to explore the different ecosystem services offered by the bottomland/wetland environment up close and personally, in a way you can’t do from a textbook.” More >
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    Lewis & Clark Law School’s Environmental Law Program tied for No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 annual rankings of law schools. The ranking was produced through a survey of faculty from across the country teaching in the environmental law field. More >
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    Laura Kerr is an almost JD - and an “already” Environmental Moot Court Advocate of the year. She won the intra school competition last week, arguing in front of a distinguished panel that included Judge Jeffrey Sutton of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Scott Matheson, Jr., of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and Judge Jeremy Fogel of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. For more on Laura see this blogpost by her classmate Halah Ilias…. More >
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    Lewis & Clark’s Environmental & Natural Resources Law Program is now accepting applications from Lewis & Clark JD students for one to two LL.M-GEI Energy Fellow positions to begin in the fall of 2014. The fellowships provide a tuition-free LL.M. degree offered pursuant to Lewis & Clark’s joint J.D./LL.M. degree program. More >
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    If there was a Mr. Congeniality award at school, Will would have it. Three times, one for each year.  Will can talk to anyone and even get curmudgeons to smile.  He is well spoken, intelligent, kind, and generous.  As an attorney, I have no doubt Will would work hard and do great work. More >
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    Lewis & Clark is launching a summer institute in environmental law for international lawyers. In addition to offering an array of environmental and natural resources law courses, the participants will be offered two week visits with Portland law firms specializing in environmental and international business transactions. See attached flyer. Contact Lucy Brehm at lbrehm@lclark.edu for more information More >

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