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April 8th, 2016

  • Image preview All Day: Environmental Law Symposium: Waters of the United States

    This one day environmental law symposium will bring together legal scholars, practitioners, and students to discuss and analyze new rules for jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act. Academic papers will be published in Lewis & Clark’s Environmental Law journal.

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March 2nd, 2016

  • Image preview 12:00pm - 1:00pm: Kevin Minoli (’00), Principal Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. EPA, presentation
    Kevin S. Minoli (’00) is the Principal Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(EPA). In that role, he serves as the agency’s top career attorney, and has the responsibility for managing the operations of the Office of General Counsel (OGC). Kevin will speak on “Texts, Spies, and Lack of Surveillance Tape: The Work I Do Every Day to Protect the Environment” on March 2nd,  in Wood Hall Classroom 8, starting at 12:10 pm.

February 5th, 2016

  • Image preview 12:10pm - 1:10pm: US DOJ Environmental & Natural Resources Division: Info Session
    Attorney Patricia McKenna, in Portland to conduct interviews as part of the NW Public Service Career Fair, will share information about the work of their office and how students can gain amazing hands-on experience as externs during the summer or academic semesters.

November 4th, 2015

October 8th, 2015

  • Image preview 5:30pm: NRLI Law Distinguished Visitor Lecture featuring Professor Rena Steinzor
    Lewis & Clark Law School welcomes Rena Steinzor, Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and a founder and past president of the Center for Progressive Reform, as its 28th annual Natural Resources Law Institute Distinguished Visitor. 

    Professor Steinzor will spend three days on campus attending classes and meeting students, and presenting a public lecture entitled “How White Collar Criminal Enforcement Can Save the Environment” to the law school community on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.  All are welcome to attend the lecture.

April 21st, 2015

  • Image preview 10:00am - 11:30am: Realizing Indigenous Rights in Domestic Law
    Realizing International Indigenous Rights in Domestic Law: A Panel Discussion and Webinar Sponsored by Lewis & Clark Law School and the American Society of International Law’s Rights of Indigenous Peoples Interest Group

April 10th, 2015

  • Image preview All Day: Developments in the Public Trust

    The annual Environmental Law symposium at Lewis & Clark in 2015 will focus on Developments in the Public Trust  and will be dedicated to the memory of Joe Sax and will honor the contributions of Hap Dunning. Registration is now CLOSED.

    Participating academics will include Richard Lazarus, Mary Wood, Hap Dunning, Gerald Torres, John Dernbach, Robin Craig, Alexandra Klass, Richard Frank, Dan Farber, Jim Huffman, Michael Blumm, Erin Ryan, and others.

April 4th, 2015

  • Image preview All Day: Pedal Pursuit
    Bike, compete, & celebrate for a good cause! Play Pedal Pursuit, a bike trivia scavenger hunt, on April 4, 2015 to raise support for NEDC.

March 13th, 2015

  • Image preview All Day: Eat, Pray, Law: A Food Forum
    Our first Food Forum with over 15 guest speakers covering the topics:  The Future of Food, The Farm Bill and Reforms from a National Lens: Building Sustainable Regional Foodsheds: Agriculture, Human Health and the Environment: Animals in Agriculture-Legal Challenges and Opportunities: Food Justice and Security.

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