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Environmental, Natural Resources, & Energy Law

NRLI Law Distinguished Visitor Lecture featuring Professor Rena Steinzor

Date: 5:30pm PDT October 8, 2015 Location: Erskine B. Wood Hall Law School Campus

Erskine B. Wood Hall Law School Campus

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. 

Steinzor will lecture on “How White Collar Criminal Enforcement Can Save the Environment.”  The lecture will be held in Wood Hall at the law school and is free and open to the public.

Professor Steinzor teaches administrative law, food safety, and advanced courses on the regulatory system, as well as legal analysis and writing/contracts. She has written extensively in the fields of public health and the environment. She is the editor, with Christopher Schroeder, of A New Progressive Agenda for Public Health and the Environment, published by Carolina Academic Press. Steinzor has testified before Congress on several occasions, most recently regarding the impact of health, safety, and environmental regulations on the economy.  

Prior to the public lecture, the law school will honor three environmental law alumni as Distinguished Environmental Law Graduates. The Environmental Alumni Association will also present the annual Williamson Award to honor a recent graduate of the environmental and natural resources law program dedicated to the pursuit of public interest environmental law. See a list of recipients of these awards and learn more about the NRLI Distinguished Visitor program.


Event Cost

Free and open to the public