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                    Environmental Law under Trump

                                                     SAVE THE DATE: April 6, 2018 

President Trump is reshaping environmental law and policy. From withdrawing from the Paris climate accord and slashing the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget, to reversing the national monument status for certain public lands,Trump’s presidency foreshadows drastic changes in the role of the federal government in addressing pressing environmental challenges.The 2018 environmental law symposium at Lewis & Clark Law School will address some of the legal issues at stake in a Trump presidency and administration. ** 

We will request 6 general CLE credits from the Oregon State Bar.

Topics, Speakers and Authors will include:

Climate and Air:

Prof. Melissa Powers - Lewis & Clark Law School

Prof. Chris Wold - Lewis & Clark Law School

Prof. Ann Carlson - UCLA School of Law

Prof. Michael Gerrard - Columbia Law School


Public Lands:

Prof. Michael Blumm - Lewis & Clark Law School

Article: “The Trump Public Lands Revolution: Redefining “the Public’ in Public Land Law”

Prof. Sandra Zellmer - Nebraska College of Law

Article: Wildlife Federalism on Public Lands”

Laurie Rule - Senior Attorney, Advocates for the West

Janice Schneider - Partner, Latham & Watkins


Water Quality:

Prof. Craig Johnston - Lewis & Clark Law School

Article: “States’ Roles in Federal De-Regulation”

Prof. Pat Parenteau - Vermont Law School

Article “The Trump Administration’s Clean Water Rule”


Bio Diversity: 

Prof. Dan Rohlf - Lewis & Clark Law School

Prof. Dave Owen - U.C. Hastings College of Law

Article: “Conservative Animosity toward Compensatory Mitigation”

Prof. Kalyani Robbins - Florida International University College of Law

Article: “Complementary Authority and the One-Way Ratchet: Ecosystem Services Property, Regulation, and Wildlife Conservation”


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 ** For a running list of how President Trump is changing U.S. environmental policy click here.