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Environmental, Natural Resources, & Energy Law

Festschrift in Honor of Professor William Funk

Date: April 5 Location: Erskine B. Wood Hall Room 7, Law Campus

Erskine B. Wood Hall Room 7, Law Campus

Festschrift is a German word that means “a collection of writings published in honor of a scholar.” Scholars from around the country will write and speak on three areas that reflect Professor Funk’s scholarship and teaching: Administrative Law, Environmental Law, and Constitutional Law. Papers will be published in Lewis & Clark’s Environmental Law journal. MCLE credit will be sought for this event.

Symposium papers available on conference page HERE.

Eventbrite - Festschrift in Honor of Professor William Funk of Lewis & Clark Law School

See draft schedule below:

8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Registration (coffee, tea, and muffins)

 

9 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

 

9:15-9:45 a.m. Overview of Professor Funk’s Scholarship

Michael Blumm: Jeffrey Bain Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law at Lewis & Clark Law School  

 

9:45 a.m.-10 a.m. Break

 

10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Panel 1: Administrative Law

Sidney Shapiro: Frank U. Fletcher Chair of Administrative Law at Wake Forest University School of Law  Law, Expertise, & Rule making Legitimacy

Melissa Powers: Jeffrey Bain Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law; Director, Green Energy Institute Competitive Transmission Development and the Courts

Professor Peter Strauss: Betts Professor Emeritus of Law at Columbia Law School Domesticating Guidance

 

11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch in Legal Resource Center

 

1 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Panel 2: Environmental Law

Craig Johnston: Professor of Law at Lewis & Clark Law School Securing Compliance: Equitable Relief in the Face of Violations of Substantive Environmental Standards

Victor Flatt: Dwight Olds Chair in Law and Co-Director of the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (EENR) Center at University of Houston Law Center
Efficiency arguments support climate change nuisance suits

Professor Robin Craig: James I. Farr Presidential Endowed Professor of Law at University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Constitutional Environmental Law, or, The Constitutional Consequences of Insisting that the Environment is Everybody’s Business

 

2:45 p.m. - 3 p.m. Break

 

3 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Panel 3: Constitutional Law

James Huffman: Emeritus Dean and Professor of Law at Lewis & Clark Law School Courts, Bureaucrats, and the Leviathan State: A Reply to Professor Funk (35 years later)

William Araiza: Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School Bill Funk’s Constitutional Law Scholarship

Russell Weaver: Professor of Law and Distinguished University Scholar at Brandeis School of Law Social Media Platforms and Democratic Discourse

 

4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks - William Funk: Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus

 

5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m. Reception in Student Lounge - Legal Research Center

 

Eventbrite - Festschrift in Honor of Professor William Funk of Lewis & Clark Law School

Event Contact

If you have any questions, please contact us at elaw@lclark.edu.