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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/
  • Aug 8

    The Perils of Cleaning up the Environment

    The Perils of Cleaning up the Environment
    Last summer, my family and I went rafting down the Animas River in Durango, Colorado. I took this picture during the trip: This is what the Animas River looks like today: The orange colored water you see here contains sediment...
  • Aug 5

    Does the Waters of the United States Rule Give Up Key Protections?

    Does the Waters of the United States Rule Give Up Key Protections?
    An intriguing little sub-drama is unfolding with the new EPA/Army Corps jurisdictional rule. Late in the rulemaking process, EPA added a limitation that would place most wetlands located more than 4,000 feet from a “tributary” outside the…
  • Jul 26

    The Bionic Earth - Tipping Toward Biological or Mechanical?

    The Bionic Earth - Tipping Toward Biological or Mechanical?
    This month NASA released a new photo of Earth, taken by the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite. The satellite was launched in February, 2015 and actually orbits the Earth at a distance 4 times further out than the orbit of...
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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/
  • Aug 25

    Richard McAdams review of "Go Set a Watchman"

    Richard McAdams review of "Go Set a Watchman"
    The review, at New Rambler, discusses in part the views of Monroe Freedman and Stephen Lubet about Atticus Finch. (h/t: Faculty Lounge) Excerpt: While it might then appear that I am in accord with the iconoclastic critics of theMockingbird…
  • Aug 24

    Ben Trachtenberg, "No, You 'Stand Up': Why Prosecutors Should Stop Hiding Behind Grand Juries"

    Ben Trachtenberg, "No, You 'Stand Up': Why Prosecutors Should Stop Hiding Behind Grand Juries"
    Article. Abstract: This Essay argues that prosecutors should not allow grand juries to consider indicting defendants whom the prosecutors themselves believe should not be indicted. To illustrate the problems with this practice, this Essay…
  • Aug 24

    Richard H. McAdams, "Empathy and Masculinity in Harper Lee's to Kill a Mockingbird"

    Richard H. McAdams, "Empathy and Masculinity in Harper Lee's to Kill a Mockingbird"
    Article. (h/t: Law & Humanities Blog) Abstract: Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird illustrates a troubled relationship between lawyering and empathy and between empathy and masculinity. To begin, empathetic understanding has two…
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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/
  • Aug 26

    Phil Weiser, Claudio Grossman Stepping Down As Law Dean

    Phil Weiser, Claudio Grossman Stepping Down As Law Dean
    Deans Philip Weiser (Colorado Law) and Claudio Grossman (American Law) have announced that they will step down from their positions at the end of this school year.
  • Aug 26

    Call For Papers: ABA Criminal Justice Section Roundtable

    Call For Papers: ABA Criminal Justice Section Roundtable
    This just in: Call for Papers: 2015 ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute Roundtables (Oct. 22) Once again, the ABA Criminal Justice Section Academics Committee will host work-in-progress roundtables at the annual Criminal Justice…
  • Aug 26

    LSAC and Applicants for Fall 2015

    LSAC and Applicants for Fall 2015
    A few weeks back there was some confusion about the LSAC's reporting of applicants for fall 2015 and percentage change from last year. LSAC has now clarified what was going on. Quoting now from the LSAC: As of 8/8/15, there...
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