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Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Jul 11

    On Tar Sands, My City Steps Up

    On Tar Sands, My City Steps Up
    For several years, all eyes have been on the proposed Keystone Pipeline. But Keystone isn’t the only pipeline that could connect Canadian tar sands crude to a United States port. Another possibility has its southern terminus about a mile…
  • Jul 10

    Whooping Cranes and the Fifth Circuit

    Whooping Cranes and the Fifth Circuit
    In April, 2013, I wrote a post about The Aransas Project v. Shaw, a case involving water management agencies, whooping cranes, and the Endangered Species Act. The defendant water agencies had issued permits for water withdrawals upstream of…
  • Jun 5

    Coal, the Proposed Section 111 Rules, and Hydro

    Coal, the Proposed Section 111 Rules, and Hydro
    Last year, the Department of Energy published a short pamphlet on the future of hydropower in the United States. The pamphlet contains this graphic, which shows sites where existing dams and waterworks have significant hydropower potential…
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Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    UPL where lawyers do not practice

    UPL where lawyers do not practice
    Lawyers can't have it both ways In much of Canada (and perhaps the United States), a very broad area of legal services is reserved to lawyers (and to regulated paralegals in Ontario). Yet it is clear that lawyers do not...
  • Jul 24

    "Judge Refuses to Disqualify Tolkien Attorneys in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Dispute"

    "Judge Refuses to Disqualify Tolkien Attorneys in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Dispute"
    Story at Variety. I will try to post the ruling. The opening brief (i.e., the losing side) is below. It was an interesting motion, well worth reading if you keep up on DQ motions. Download Lord-Of-The-Rings-Case-WB-DQ-Motion-r2__140610204241
  • Jul 24

    Law and Literature

    Law and Literature
    For more than 15 years, Catharine Stimpson and I have taught a "Law and Literature" seminar at NYU Law School.It is a popular class (mainly because of Kate, a literature professor and former dean of the graduate school) with lively...
Rank this Week: 434

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jul 28

    Twenty-Two Months a Slave

    Twenty-Two Months a Slave
    In August 1825 a ten year old African American child went looking for work along the Philadelphia waterfront. An African American man offered the child, Cornelius Sinclair, a small wage for unloading water melons from a sloop anchored nearby.…
  • Jul 27

    Another Segregated War Memorial

    Another Segregated War Memorial
    Very soon I'm going to be posting a paper I'm writing with Judson Crump about a freedom suit in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the 1820s. Much to talk about there and how this fits with the work that legal historians such...
  • Jul 26

    Diane Curtis stepping into faculty lounge

    Diane Curtis stepping into faculty lounge
    I am writing to welcome Diane Curtis, senior lecturer in political science and director of pre-law planning at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to the faculty lounge. She'll be sitting with us for a spell. Curtis' teaching interests…
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