April 7, 2017 at Lewis & Clark Law School
McCarty Classroom 2
The annual environmental law symposium this year will focus on important food related issues with panels on food labeling, food production and environmental/animal impacts, and food and health policies and ethics. Academics from across the country will write and speak on these topics, and their papers will be published in our ENVIRONMENTAL LAW journal.
6 MCLE Credits will be requested from the Oregon State Bar. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: THE PAPERS LINKED BELOW ARE DRAFTS AND MAY NOT BE CIRCULATED OR CITED WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM THE AUTHOR. THESE PAPERS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE SUMMER EDITION OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW.
Panelist/Author: Prof. Laurie Beyranevand, Vermont Law School
Panelist/Author: Prof. Rebecca Bratspies, CUNY School of Law
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Panel 2: Food production and environmental/animal impacts - Moderated by Melissa Powers, Jeffrey Bain Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law; Director of the Green Energy Institute, Lewis & Clark Law School
Panelist/Author: Prof. Sidney Shapiro, Wake Forest School of Law
Panelist/Author: Prof. Anastasia Telesetsky, U. of Idaho School of Law
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch
We are pleased to announce that Congressman Earl Blumenauer (3rd District of Oregon) will give a talk on the U.S. Farm Bill during lunch.
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Panel 3: Food and health policies and ethics - Moderated by Dan Rohlf, Prof. of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School; Of Counsel, Earthrise Law Center at Lewis & Clark Law School
Panelist/Author: Prof. Margaret McCabe, U. of New Hampshire School of Law
Panelist/Author: Prof. Andrea Freeman, U. of Hawaii School of Law
Panelist/Author: Prof. Roberta Mann, U. of Oregon School of Law
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm - Break
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm Panel 4: Practitioners’ panel (“where the plate hits the floor”) - Moderated by George Kimbrell, Senior Attorney, Center for Food Safety
Panelist: Alexis Andiman, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: Sustainable Food and Farming Program
CAFOs and Communities
Panelist: Stephanie Parent, Senior Attorney, Center for Biological Diversity
Taking Extinction Off Our Plates: Pesticides and the ESA
Panelist: George Kimbrell, Senior Attorney, Center for Food Safety
Agricultural, biotechnology and the Future of our Food: the Current Legal Landscape
4:45 pm - 5: 00 pm - Closing Remarks: Janice Weis, Associate Dean and Director of Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law at Lewis & Clark Law School
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Reception in Legal Research Center