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Environmental, Natural Resources, & Energy Law


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February 3rd, 2019

  • All Day: Apply Now! Krista Koehl and Steven Manas Memorial Scholarships (Deadline: Feb 3)
    There are two environmentally focused scholarships available, the Krista Koehl Scholarship (female student with environmental law focus) and Steven Manas Memorial Scholarship (commitment to environmental protection). The deadline is Sunday, February 3, 2019. Please direct all questions to Associate Dean Libby Davis.

February 7th, 2019

  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: Jillian Hishaw: A Perspective from a Lawyer of Color on Diversity within the field of Agriculture
    Jillian Hishaw Esq., is an Agricultural Attorney, Founder of F.A.R.M.S., and Author of Don’t Bet the Farm on Medicaid. Hishaw is well-versed in the area of civil rights, agricultural policy and has been featured in O (Oprah) Magazine, The Atlantic, Vice News,, and more. Hishaw is also a Contributor to the New Food Economydue to her recent article focused on hemp farming generating income at land-grant HBCU’s. Hishaw is an innovative strategist in the areas of agriculture and asset protection; she was recognized by Civil Eats and the Clif Bar Co. as a “Food Industry Changemaker.” Lunch provided and RSVP required!

February 9th, 2019

  • All Day: Tomorrow’s Energy System
    Tomorrow’s Energy System will discuss the hurdles preventing us from transitioning to a zero-carbon energy future and ways to overcome them. Join the Green Energy Institute at Lewis & Clark Law School as we convene elected officials, renewable energy industry leaders, policy and advocacy experts, and regulators to explore solutions from a political, business, and policy perspective. Speakers will touch on opportunities at the federal, regional, and local levels, as we explore innovative changes in technology and economics that may transform the way we generate, transmit, and use energy. This is GEI’s second annual event following Re-Energizing the West in the fall of 2017.

April 5th, 2019

  • All Day: Festschrift in Honor of Professor William Funk
    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.