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Environmental, Natural Resources, & Energy Law

31st Annual Environmental Law Distinguished Visitor Lecture: “The Roots of Environmental Injustice and the limits of Environmental Law” with Professor Sarah Krakoff

Date: 5:30pm PDT September 13, 2018 Location: McCarty Classroom Complex, Room 3

McCarty Classroom Complex, Room 3

Professor Sarah Krakoff will be visiting Lewis & Clark Law School from September 12, 2018 to September 14, 2018, sitting in on classes, giving a public lecture, and meeting with various student organizations and faculty.
Her public lecture titled “The Roots of Environmental Injustice and the limits of Environmental Law” will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., at the Law Campus.

Sarah Krakoff is the Raphael J. Moses Professor of Law at the University of Colorado. Her areas of expertise include American Indian law, natural resources and public land law, and environmental justice. She is the co-author of American Indian Law: Cases and Commentary (with Bob Anderson and Bethany Berger), and co-editor of Tribes, Land, and Environment (with Ezra Rosser.) Professor Krakoff’s articles appear in the Stanford Law Review, the California Law Review, and the Harvard Environmental Law Review, among other journals. She also runs the Law School’s Acequia Project, which provides free legal services to low-income farmers in the San Luis Valley of Colorado. Professor Krakoff has authored amicus briefs in the 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th Circuits, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. Before joining the Colorado Law tenure-track faculty, Professor Krakoff directed CU’s American Indian Law Clinic and secured permanent University funding to ensure the Clinic’s future. Professor Krakoff started her legal career at DNA-Peoples Legal Services on the Navajo Nation, where she initiated DNA’s Youth Law Project with an Equal Justice Works fellowship. She received her BA from Yale and her JD from U.C. Berkeley, and clerked for Judge Warren J. Ferguson on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Biography taken from the University of Colorado Boulder faculty pages, more about Professor Krakoff can be found HERE.
We will also be honoring our 2018 Distinguished Environmental Law Graduates, Liz Crosson ’08, Ellen (Hawes) Grover ’98, and Jon Lovvorn LL.M. ’11 as well as our Williamson Award Recipient, Rachel Briggs ’18.

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 or questions, please contact:
Kelly Novahom
Program Coordinator
Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law
(503) 768-6784