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Environmental, Natural Resources, & Energy Law

Environmental Law

Welcome! Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon is an amazing place to study environmental law, natural resources law, and energy law. Our environmental law program is considered one of the top environmental law programs in the country by the U.S. News & World Report. Check out our online brochure, newslettersLLM Environmental Law program, and the “GreenFlash” below, and you will see that our faculty, students, and alums are extraordinary. Please contact us at elaw@lclark.edu if you have any questions. We hope to hear from you!

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GreenFlash: Updates from the Environmental Law Program

 

NEWS

EVENTS

October 3rd, 2017

  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm: Eighth Annual Justice Anthony Kennedy Lecture Series featuring Kenneth Feinberg

    We are pleased to announce Kenneth R. Feinberg as our 2017 Kennedy Lecture Speaker. Mr. Feinberg is an American attorney, specializing in mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Feinberg was appointed Special Master of the U.S. government’s September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and served as the Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation. Additionally, Feinberg recently served as the government-appointed administrator of the BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster Victim Compensation Fund. Feinberg was appointed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to administer the One Fund—the victim assistance fund established in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Most recently, Feinberg was retained by General Motors to assist in their recall response and by Volkswagen to oversee their U.S. compensation of VW diesel owners affected by the Volkswagen emissions scandal. 

     

October 12th, 2017

  • Image preview 5:30pm: 30th Annual Natural Resources Law Institute Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Professor Dan Tarlock

    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.

October 30th, 2017

  • Image preview 5:30pm: Honorable Clint Bolick: James L. Huffman Lecture In Honor of the Western Resources Legal Center
    Justice Clint Bolick will present the 2017 James L. Huffman Lecture In Honor of the Western Resources Legal Center. The lecture is titled “The Renaissance of Federalism”. A reception for all attendees will be held directly following the lecture. Clint Bolick was appointed by Governor Doug Ducey in January 2016 to serve on the Arizona Supreme Court. Prior to joining the Court, Justice Bolick litigated constitutional cases in state and federal courts from coast to coast, including the U.S. Supreme Court.  Among other positions, he served as Vice President for Litigation at the Goldwater Institute and as Co-founder and Vice President for Litigation at the Institute for Justice.