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Throughout March and April, the Harvard Environmental Law Society hosted a discussion series focused on specific case studies of major environmental Supreme Court victories. The talks were presented by the attorneys who argued those cases and included academic analyses on general trends in environmental Supreme Court litigation. A big thanks to our co-sponsors, the Dean [...]
ELS members and the larger HLS community shared a day in the sun with music, free organic fruit from ELS, and much talk about our upcoming award presentation to Justice Stevens.
Last Wednesday, ELS, along with Harvard Environmental Law Review and the Food Law Society,hosted Professor John Echeverria, Professor of Law at Vermont Law School & renowned takings expert, and Chelsea Lane-Miller, a research fellow at Vermont Law School, for a lunch time talk on property rights in water. Professor Echeverria and Ms. Lane-Miller presented on [...]
Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 1:00-2:30 p.m. Milstein East B (WCC), Harvard Law School
On March 26, Environmental Law Society members enjoyed a lunchtime talk from Lloyd MacNeil and learned about a lawyer’s role in renewable energy projects. What a treat for the 30 HLS students who were able to participate in a discussion of solar and wind project siting, from beginning to end, with such an experienced lawyer. [...]
The ELS Board is thrilled to announce our Spring 2012 Environmental Law in the Supreme Court series! We hope you will join us for an exciting line-up of events!
On Monday the Environmental Law Society held its second general meeting, again with record turnout! We had an exciting announcement about our Horizon Award to be given out in the spring, and advertised for a new 1L/2L board member position to help us out for the remainder of the year. The event also included a [...]
On Wednesday, November 16, ELS, ELR, and the HLS Law and Government Program co-hosted a discussion with visiting professor John Leshy. Professor Leshy spoke about his experiences in government service, including his time as Solicitor of the Department of the Interior and leading the Interior Department transition teams for incoming presidential administrations. Professor Leshy also [...]
Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 6 pm: Fracking and the Law--the Legal and Environmental Implications of the Hydraulic Fracturing Boom, WCC 1010:
A panel discussion with:
-Hannah Wiseman, Assistant Professor of Law at Florida State University
-Deborah Goldberg, Managing Attorney of Earthjustice's Northeast Regional Office
-Hilary Meltzer, Senior Counsel in the New York City Law Department’s Environmental Law Division
Dinner will be served
Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 5 pm: Private-Public Interest Law Firm Mixer, WCC 2012
Lawyers from private public interest law firms around the country will join us for a panel discussion followed by reception.