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Environmental, Natural Resources, & Energy Law

30th Annual Natural Resources Law Institute Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Professor Dan Tarlock

Date: 5:30pm PDT October 12, 2017 Location: Law Campus

Law Campus

Professor Dan Tarlock will be visiting Lewis & Clark Law School from October 11, 2017 to October 13, 2017, sitting in on classes, giving a public lecture, and meeting with various student organizations and faculty.
His public lecture titled “Western Water Law and the Challenge of Climate Disruption” will be held on October 12, 2017, at 5:30 p.m., at the Law Campus.

Professor Tarlock is University Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Program in Environmental and Energy Law at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is an internationally recognized expert in environmental law and the law of land and water use. He has published a treatise, Law of Water Rights and Resources, and is a co-author of four casebooks, Water Resource Management, Environmental Law, Land Use Controls, and Environmental Protection: Law and Policy.

Professor Tarlock is a frequent consultant to local, state, federal and international agencies, private groups and law firms, and is an elected member of the American Law Institute. From 1989 to 1992, he was the chair of a National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council committee to study water management in the western United States. In 1996–97, he was the principal report writer for the Western Water Policy Review Advisory Committee. Since 2009, Professor Tarlock has been a member of a standing National Research Council committee to advise the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on future challenges such as climate change to their missions.

Professor Tarlock received his bachelor’s and law degrees from Stanford University, where he was an officer of the Stanford Law Review. He is a member of the California bar. Professor Tarlock is currently one of three United States special legal advisers to the NAFTA Commission on Environmental Cooperation. He teaches courses in land use, property, energy and natural resource law, and international environmental law.

We will also be honoring our Distinguished Environmental Law Graduates, Carl Bruch (’96), Sarah Kamman Link (LL.M. ’04), and Brett VandenHeuvel (’05) as well as our Williamson Award Recipient, Tyler Lobdell (’17).

Event Cost

This event is free and open to the public. Reception to follow.
1.0 Oregon MCLE credit pending

Event Contact

For more information, please contact:
Kelly Novahom
Program Coordinator
Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Law
(503) 768-6784