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Environmental and Natural Resources Law

Welcome! Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon is an amazing place to study environmental law and natural resources law. Our environmental law program- the first in the country - is considered one of the top environmental law programs in the country - currently ranked # 1 by the U.S. News & World Report. Check out our online brochure, our newsletters, and the “GreenFlash” below, and you will see that our faculty, students, and alums are extraordinary. Click here for information on our LLM program. 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

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    Jacob Duginski, Stephanie Grant, and Daniel Rottenberg are true winners. These students, along with their dedicated coach, Professor Craig Johnston, advanced to the semifinal round of the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition (NELMCC) this past February. The most valuable part of the challenging and invigorating experience was not making it so deep into the competition, they say, but learning how to effectively advocate before an appellate court and participating with fellow law students both at home and away. More >
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    The Environmental Law symposium at Lewis & Clark on April 10, 2015 will focus on Developments in the Public Trust. Registration is open. Students are admitted free of charge, but please register online. Reception to follow.  (image courtesy of www.emwh.org and Kathryn Qannayahu) More >
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    Lewis & Clark’s Environmental Law program has once again been recognized as the best in the country. US News and World Report recently released its annual rankings of top specialty law programs, and Lewis & Clark is rated #1. In environmental law courses, students learn about energy law and policy, conservation of natural resources, sustainable development, global warming and more. Our passionate faculty, students, alums and staff are the heart of our program. More >
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    Veronica Muriel Carrioni, a recent LL.M. graduate, has been hired as the director of the Environmental Law Department of the Law School at Universidad Sergio Arboleda, located in Bogotá, Colombia. Veronica met the professors from the law school during a presentation at Lewis & Clark Law School. More >

 

NEWS

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    Jacob Duginski, Stephanie Grant, and Daniel Rottenberg are true winners. These students, along with their dedicated coach, Professor Craig Johnston, advanced to the semifinal round of the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition (NELMCC) this past February. The most valuable part of the challenging and invigorating experience was not making it so deep into the competition, they say, but learning how to effectively advocate before an appellate court and participating with fellow law students both at home and away.
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    The Environmental Law symposium at Lewis & Clark on April 10, 2015 will focus on Developments in the Public Trust. Registration is open. Students are admitted free of charge, but please register online. Reception to follow.  (image courtesy of www.emwh.org and Kathryn Qannayahu)
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    Lewis & Clark’s Environmental Law program has once again been recognized as the best in the country. US News and World Report recently released its annual rankings of top specialty law programs, and Lewis & Clark is rated #1. In environmental law courses, students learn about energy law and policy, conservation of natural resources, sustainable development, global warming and more. Our passionate faculty, students, alums and staff are the heart of our program.
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    Our greenlight is focused on recent Lewis & Clark law school alum, William McLaren, who is currently clerking for the Honorable Magistrate Judge, Paul Papak, at the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. William focused on environmental science and chemistry as an undergrad at University of California, Riverside. He filled us in recently on his decision to go to law school and his experience at Lewis & Clark law school.
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    Veronica Muriel Carrioni, a recent LL.M. graduate, has been hired as the director of the Environmental Law Department of the Law School at Universidad Sergio Arboleda, located in Bogotá, Colombia. Veronica met the professors from the law school during a presentation at Lewis & Clark Law School.

EVENTS

April 4th, 2015

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    Bike, compete, & celebrate for a good cause! Play Pedal Pursuit, a bike trivia scavenger hunt, on April 4, 2015 to raise support for NEDC.

April 10th, 2015

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    The annual Environmental Law symposium at Lewis & Clark in 2015 will focus on Developments in the Public Trust  and will be dedicated to the memory of Joe Sax and will honor the contributions of Hap Dunning.

    Participating academics will include Richard Lazarus, Mary Wood, Hap Dunning, Gerald Torres, John Dernbach, Robin Craig, Alexandra Klass, Richard Frank, Dan Farber, Jim Huffman, Michael Blumm, Erin Ryan, and others.

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