The Harvard Law School Environmental Law Society is pleased to host the annual National Association of Environmental Law Societies Conference on March 28–29, 2014. In recognition of the 20th anniversary of President Clinton’s Executive Order on Environmental Justice, the theme will be “Environmental Justice: Where Are We Now?” The conference will focus on three themes: […]
ELS is currently forming a team for the 2014 National Environmental Moot Court Competition. The competition takes places over both semesters, with a written portion in the fall and oral arguments in the spring. Team members can receive 1 credit for their participation. The competition is a fantastic opportunity to develop skills in appellate brief writing and […]
The Environmental Law Society and the Environmental Law Review will be hosting a joint info session for interested new members on Wednesday, September 18th at 12pm in WCC B105. ELR will conduct their info session from 12-12:30pm followed by ELS from 12:30-1pm. Lunch will be provided.
As Cambridge entered the heart of the fall season, and Halloween approached, the Harvard ELS held its fall festival. Students wrapped up the school week on Friday with a creative assortment of pumpkin carvings: […]
The flat Harvard campus might not seem like an ideal spot for rock climbing, but the Harvard ELS didn’t even have to leave the University to find some extreme climbing. On Saturday, September 22 a group of Harvard Law Students took a break from their books and did some bouldering on the indoor rock climbing […]
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
ELS will host the 26th Annual NAELS Conference on March 28-29, 2014
NAELS 2014: Environmental Justice, Where Are We Now?
Registration is now open! The conference is free for all Harvard students, faculty, and employees. Ticket prices for other students, HLS alumni, and general attendees will increase from $25 per person to $35 per person on March 1, 2014.
Lunch Talk with Jason Grumet, Founder and President of the Bipartisan Policy Center: Thursday, Feb. 27th at 12pm in WCC 2012
Join ELS and the Law and Government Program for a lunch talk with Jason Grumet, President of the Bipartisan Policy Center on Thursday, February 27th in WCC 2012. Mr. Grumet will discuss paths forward on environmental issues and how to break partisan gridlock in DC.
Yale Law School New Directions in Environmental Law Conference: Saturday, March 1st
Check the ELS weekly email for details on joining a group of HLS students attending the conference at Yale on March 1st. This year’s conference, Breaking the Stalemate, will examine ways to speed up environmental progress in the most challenging environments. Panel discussions will explore how environmental policy must change in an era of legislative gridlock and budget austerity—with government’s capacity hobbled, how will environmentalists respond?—and how innovative regulatory schemes can shift the debate over controversial energy sources like hydrofracked natural gas.