News and Events
Major General William Anders sat down with NASA’s Chief Scientist and Senior Climate Adviser to discuss his famous Earthrise photo, the basis of our name and an image that we continue to take inspiration and motivation from.
Global Law Alliance and Partners Secure Critical Steps to Address China’s Role in Pangolin Trafficking
Critical Tool Could Save Imperiled Species
Drew Baloga, who took the Earthrise clinic last year and then worked with us as a summer clerk, argued in front of the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco last week. Drew presented oral argument on behalf of our clients Earth Island Institute and the Center for Biological Diversity in support of their challenge to the Three Creeks logging Project in the Inyo National Forest.
Professor Emerita Helen Kang of Golden Gate University Law School is the Lewis & Clark Law featured speaker at the 35th Distinguished Visitor Lecture.
Class of 2023 graduate Casey Bage will be recognized at the 35th Annual Environmental Distinguished Visitor Event and Lecture on September 20.
Read GEI’s Newsletter summarizing some of its work this year.
Nick Fromherz, Latin American Program Director for the Global Law Alliance for Animals & the Environment and Adjunct Professor at Lewis & Clark Law School, talks with the Peruvian newspaper Ojo Público about conflicts between industrial fisheries, oil and gas activities, and civil and political actors over the creation of a new marine protected area in Peru.
Lewis & Clark ranked No. 37 in the Princeton Review’s list of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges and universities.
Our senior legal fellow, Haley Nicholson, made her first live court appearance in federal district court in Maine to argue for more transparency in government decision-making. She presented oral argument in a case in which Earthrise represents several public interest environmental organizations opposing an electrical transmission line cutting across fragile and ecologically important habitat in western Maine.
Professors Erica Lyman and Nick Fromhertz are part of an effort to protect Pangolins – the most heavily trafficked mammals in the world. The U.S. Interior Dept took action as a result of their successful Pelly Petition.
Pangolins are the most heavily trafficked mammals in the world. The Global Law Alliance for Animals and the Environment, together with collaborating organizations, successfully pursued a Pelly Petition to protect them.
- EVENTSMarch 6, 2024: 5:30pmThe Huffman Lecture presents New York Law School Professor Emerita and former president of the ACLU, Nadine Strossen, who is a leading expert and frequent speaker/media commentator on constitutional law and civil liberties. She will participate in a Q/A with Kerry Tymchuk of the Oregon Historical Society.The 2024 James L. Huffman Lecture In Honor of the Western Resources Legal Center will be held on the law school campus. A reception for all attendees following the lecture will be held in the Upper Student Lounge of the Legal Research Center (LRC).April 5, 2024: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday April 5, 2024 Symposium
ANIMAL AGRICULTURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE: THE REALLY BIG COW IN THE ROOM
Keynote address to be given by Nicholas Kristof, award-winning New York Times opinion columnist.