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10th Annual Norman Williams Distinguished Lecture in Land Use Planning and the Law   New window icon

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
5:45pm
Chase Center, Vermont Law School

The 10th Annual Norman Williams Distinguished Lecture in Land Use Planning and the Law features special guest speaker Lee Ann Fennell, who will present "Co-Location, Co-Location, Co-Location: Land Use and Housing Priorities Reimagined."  This event is co-sponsored by the American Planning Association Northern New England Chapter, and is free and open to the public ...

China Research Presentations: Lin & Sheltra

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
12:45pm
Cornell Seminar Room, Cornell Library, Vermont Law School

Please join Nancy Lin and Thomas Sheltra, Joint Research Fellows for the U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law, as they present their research to the VLS community ...

2014 Solutions Conference: Eco-Equity

Friday, March 28, 2014
8:30am - 6:00pm
Chase Center, Vermont Law School

The 2014 Solutions Conference presents "Eco-Equity: The Crossroads Between Cultural Diversity and Environmental Health" ...

National Agriculture Day Panel

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
12:45pm - 2:00pm
Chase Center, Vermont Law School

Please join the Food and Agriculture Law Society for a special celebration of National Agriculture Day, presenting a panel on "Immigration Reform 2014: Potential Impact on Regional Agriculture" ...

China Research Presentations: Horman & Hempstead

Friday, March 21, 2014
12:45pm
Cornell Seminar Room, Cornell Library, Vermont Law School

Please join Andy Horman and Emma Hempstead, Joint Research Fellows for the U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law, as they present their research to the VLS community ...

U.S. China Partnership Brown Bag Series

Thursday, March 20, 2014
12:45pm - 2:00pm
The Map Room, Debevoise Hall, Vermont Law School

 

U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law Brown Bag Lunch Series
Featuring Professor John Echeverria and Myanmar Project Specialist May Aung

Please join us for a presentation and discussion with Professor Echeverria and Ms. Aung on their recent trips to Myanmar and the groundbreaking work that the U.S.-China Parntership is doing there ...

Myanmar Environmental Governance Project Hosts EIA Workshop

February 17 - 21, 2014
Nay Pyi Daw, Myanmar

The U.S.-China Partnership's Myanmar Environmental Governance Project will conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) workshop for the Myanmar Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry ...

Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA Panel

Thursday, February 20, 2014
12:45pm
#208 Oakes Hall, Vermont Law School

Professor Christopher Ahlers '13 and Ashley Welsch (JD/MELP '15) will present the parties' arguments for Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA in a mock argument ...

Environmental Law Society Screens "Growthbusters"

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
6:00pm - 7:30pm
#110 Oakes Hall, Vermont Law School

The Environmental Law Society at Vermont Law School is hosting the short documentary film Growthbusters: Hooked on Growth ...

Ocean Frontiers II Screening

Monday, February 17, 2014
5:30pm
#107 Oakes Hall, Vermont Law School

The Environmental Law Society's Ocean and Coastal Law Committee (OCL) presents, "Ocean Frontiers II: A New England Story for Sustaining the Sea" ...

U.S. China Partnership for Environmental Law Brown Bag Series

Thursday, February 13, 2014
12:45pm
1st floor Jacobs House, Vermont Law School

US-China Partnership for Environmental Law Brown Bag Lunch Series:
Erica Lewis, VLS Alumna

For those students interested in international law generally, China in particular, and/or working overseas, then please join us on the ground floor of the China Parntership building (Jacobs House) for a lunch discusion with VLS alumna Erica Lewis ...

The Environmental Heart of Indigenous International Relations

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Chase Center, Vermont Law School

How can environmentalists respectfully collaborate with indigenous peoples on issues of mutual concern? What political role did the Haudenosaunee have, and continue to have, in the development of Indigenous relations with the Dutch, English, French, and United States? ...

"The Warriors of Qiugang" Viewing on February 5th

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
4:30pm - 6:00pm
#012 Oakes Hall, Vermont Law School

Please join the U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law for this special movie showing ...

Brown Slopes, Bare Trails?

Thursday, February 6, 2014
12:45pm - 2:00pm
Chase Center, Vermont Law School

Join panelist experts for an informative discussion on the impact of climate change on winter sports ...

The Wisdom To Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism & Community

Thursday, January 30, 2014
6:30pm
Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph, Vermont

This premier screening of the acclaimed documentary film, "The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism & Community" is sponsored by Building a Local Economy (BALE) and features ...

U.S. China Partnership for Environmental Law Brown Bag Series

Thursday, January 23, 2014
12:45pm
1st floor Jacobs House, Vermont Law School

For those students interested in discussing these issues and learning more about the China Program's work, as well as opportunities for you to work with the China Program, then please join us on Thursday, Jan. 23rd at 12:45 pm in the ground floor of the Jacobs House (directly across the street from the Energy Institute) for the first of our bi-weekly "BYO" brown bag lunch series ...

2013 Fall Faculty Speakers Series

Tuesdays
12:45pm - 2:00pm
Cornell Library Seminar Room
Vermont Law School

The Julien and Virginia Cornell Library and Environmental Law Center are pleased to co-host the Fall Faculty Speaker Series, featuring a variety of presentation topics about recent scholarship and impact ...

Takings Conference 2013


Friday, November 22, 2013
7:30am - 6:00pm
New York University School of Law, New York, NY

The 2013 Takings Conference takes place at New York University School of Law and brings together a diverse group of leading scholars and practitioners to explore the regulatory takings issue as it relates to land use and environmental regulation ...

CAFS Brown Bag with Eric Garza

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
12:45pm - 2:00pm
ELC Conference Room, Vermont Law School

Please join the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) for a brown bag with UVM lecturer Eric Garza on the true cost of food, as measured in energy inputs ...

CAFS Brown Bag Lunch with Peggy Shinn

Monday, November 4, 2013
12:45pm - 2:00pm
ELC Conference Room, Vermont Law School

Please join the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) for a brown bag talk with Peggy Shinn, author of Deluge: Tropical Storm Irene, Vermont's Flash Floods, and How One Small State Saved Itself. Deluge is the complete story of the floods, the rescue, and the recovery ...

Documentary Screening: Ocean Frontiers


October 29, 2013
5:30pm
Chase Center, Vermont Law School


The Environmental Law Society's Ocean and Coastal Law Committee presents a screening of the documentary Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship ...

Annual Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Symposium


Friday, October 25, 2013
8:45am - 6:00pm
Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT

"Rising Temps and Emerging Threats: The Intersection of Climate Change and National Security in the 21st Century" ...

Our Common Waters Panel

October 18, 2013
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Chase Center, Vermont Law School

A panel of experts will convene on a panel discussion titled, "Our Common Waters," to explore the use of the Public Trust Doctrine and Commons principles as an effective means to advocate for the protection of water resources ...

14th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation


October 17 - 19, 2013
See program for hours
Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

The Vermont Law School Environmental Tax Policy Institute is a supporting partner of this conference, to be held in Kyoto, Japan ...

U.S. Agricultural Policy from the 19th Century to the Present Day

October 16, 2013
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Oakes 107, Vermont Law School

The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems presents Professor Douglas Hurt ...

Energy Experts Review Latest Report on Nuclear Energy


October 15, 2013
10:30am - 12:00pm
Hoff Lounge, Vermont Law School

The Heinrich Böll Foundation will release its annual World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2013 ...

Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship


October 10 - 11, 2013
Thursday evening and all-day Monday
Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT

Vermont Law School will host its fourth annual Fall Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship ...

International Coastal Cleanup Event Hosted by Student Group

September 21, 2013
10:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center, Burlington, VT

Please join the VLS Ocean and Coastal ("OCL") Committee in their first-annual International Coastal Cleanup, taking place in Burlington, Vermont ...

Constitution Day Program Examines the Vermont Yankee Case

September 17, 2013
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Chase Center, Vermont Law School

Vermont Law School will be sponsoring a panel titled, "The Role of 'Preemption' Doctrine in American Constitutional Law: Anatomy of the Vermont Yankee Case" ...

Vermont Law School to Be Exhibitor at SolarFest


July 12 - 14, 2013
See schedule for daily hours
Tinmouth, VT

As the Northeast's premier energy and music festival, SolarFest blends art, education, and community outreach to inspire the conservation of ...

Teaching Energy Workshop


July 11 - 12, 2013
Thursday afternoon and Friday morning
Hoff Lounge, Vermont Law School

In July, Vermont Law School hosted a two-day workshop for Energy faculty across the country ...

Former Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Speaks at Vermont Law School


Friday, June 21, 2013
9:00am - 12:00pm
110 Oakes Hall, Vermont Law School

The talk was held as part of VLS' summer America's Energy Crisis course ...

McGill-VLS Workshop on NAFTA and Sustainable Development


Thursday, June 13 - Friday, June 14, 2013
Mornings & afternoons
Location: CEC Secretariat, Montreal

A number of professors at Vermont Law School participated in the VLS-McGill workshop on NAFTA and Sustainable Development, co-sponsored by the NAFTA Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) and the North American Consortium on Legal Education (NACLE) ...

Doing Well By Doing Good


Thursday, April 4, 2013
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 007 Oakes Hall, Vermont Law School

Vic Sher has spent his career litigating to protect people and the planet. This lecture provides nuts and bolts thoughts on how to ...

Agriculture and Food Systems Conference   New window icon

This conference will serve as a launch platform for the law school's new Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, bringing national experts and leaders in the field together to address the major legal and policy issues related to agriculture and food systems.

Takings Conference   New window icon

The 15th Annual Conference on Litigating Regulatory Takings Challenges to Land Use and Environmental Regulations