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Vermont Law School Announces Energy and the Environment Scholarship

December 20, 2013

The Environmental Advocacy Scholarship is awarded to outstanding JD students who promise to pursue environmental public service ...

Vermont Law School Announces Global Energy LLM Fellowship

December 20, 2013

The Environmental Advocacy Scholarship is awarded to outstanding JD students who promise to pursue environmental public service ...

Top 10 Watchlist Covered Online and On Radio

December 2013

The Vermont Law School's (VLS) Top 10 Environmental Watchlist was covered by various reporters after its release ...

Environmental Top Ten Watchlist Announced for 2014   New window icon

December 11, 2013

Vermont Law School, the nation's top-ranked environment law school, has announced its Top 10 Environmental Watch List for 2014. This year, with atmospheric carbon dioxide levels having breached a disturbing threshold, it has chosen to focus the entire Watch List on legal and policy actions that hope to address, or prepare us to adapt, to more intense weather-related disasters ...

Scanlan in Tampa Bay Times Site On Great Lakes Waters

December 9, 2013

Melissa Scanlan is quoted in the Tampa Bay Times's Pulitzer Prize winning site, PolitiFact.com, in "Viral Blog Posts Say Obama 'Minions' Are Allowing Corporations to Sell Off Great Lakes Water."

LLM Fellow Published On China's Environmental Issues

November 11, 2013

William J. Schulte's article, "Public Participation Still Lacking From China's Environmental Laws," was published on chinadialogue.net ...

Mark Cooper in the Toledo Blade On Energy Trends

November 11, 2013

Mark Cooper, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, is quoted in the Toledo Blade about energy trends in the midwest ...

Mark Cooper Cited in Two-Part Series by ClimateWire

November 8, 2013

Mark Cooper, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, is quoted in a two-part series by ClimateWire on electricity and technology ...

Laurie Ristino Interviewed on Food Security in Yale Forum

November 5, 2013

Food security is of increasing importance, and this Yale Forum article, "Feeding 9 Billion on a Hot and Hungry Planet," by Vermont Law School (VLS) Media Fellow Lisa Palmer outlines ...

VLS Student Published in JURIST

November 4, 2013

Jordan Asch, JD '14, is featured as guest columnist on JURIST ...

Vermont Law Faculty Featured in Online CLE Courses Offered Exclusively to VLS Alumni   New window icon

October 31, 2013

Vermont Law School announced today that it is launching a program developed with LexisNexis that will enable Vermont Law School alumni to access a suite of online, on-demand continuing legal education (CLE) courses for a discounted price ...

National Security & Climate Change Symposium Attracts Significant Interest   New window icon

October 23, 2013

Nearly one year after Hurricane Sandy devastated the eastern seaboard, and just weeks before the international community comes together in Warsaw, Poland for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Vermont Law School prepares to welcome experts ...

VPR Covers VJEL Symposium

October 28, 2013

The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law's annual symposium was covered by Vermont Public Radio in an article ...

VLS Fellow Interviewed on U.S. Nuclear Power Challenges

October 17, 2013

The Institute for Energy and the Environment's senior research fellow, Mark Cooper, was interviewed by Homeland Security News Wire ...

Professor Parenteau Interviewed in Special Report

October 2, 2013

Patrick Parenteau talks to Bloomberg about an EPA draft study that might extend Clean Water Act protection to all streams and certain wetlands ...

VLS Welcomes Two New Environmental Faculty

October 7, 2013

Professors Hillary Hoffmann and Jamie Renner join Vermont Law School's environmental experts ...

Vermont Law School Announces Environmental Advocacy Scholarship

October 2, 2013

The Environmental Advocacy Scholarship is awarded to outstanding JD students who promise to pursue environmental public service ...

1.5 Million Dollar Gift to Support Environmental Program   New window icon

September 23, 2013

A $1.5 million gift from an alumnus and trustee has been pledged to support the environmental program at Vermont Law School. The gift will enable the school's top-ranked program in environmental law and policy to ...

Center for Agriculture and Food Systems Selects Jamie Renner as Clinical Professor

September 19, 2013

The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School announced today the selection of Jamie Renner as Professor of Transactional Law. Mr. Renner will be developing a transactional law clinic to spearhead the Center's various projects designed to ...

Sovacool Appointed Editor-In-Chief of New Energy Journal

September 2, 2013

VLS Associate Professor, Benjamin Sovacool, has been appointed Editor-In-Chief of Energy Research and Social Science, a new journal ...

ENRLC Case Makes International Headlines

August 6, 2013

The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) is mentioned in an article detailing a case taking place in Puerto Rico ...

Trinidad and Tobago Environmental Court Trained at Vermont Law School

August 5 - 14, 2013

Vermont Law School hosted five judges from the Environmental Commission of Trinidad and Tobago in August for a three-day training on Dispute Resolution followed by ...

U.S.-China Partnership Supports Policy Dialogues

August 5 - 7, 2013

The U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law, in collaboration with the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Circle of Blue, supported a series of policy dialogues that brought together ...

 

Symposium on National Security and Climate Change   New window icon

August 4, 2013

Nearly one month after President Obama's landmark climate change speech, the nation's top-ranked environmental law school, Vermont Law School, announced today a major symposium addressing the issue of national security and climate change ...

Environmental Law Clinic Helps Ensure Clean Water in Vermont   New window icon

August 4, 2013

The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Vermont Law School today announced a milestone in an important case that marks a major step forward for clean water in Vermont ...

Professor Milne Quoted in the New York Times on Carbon Tax

July 24, 2013

The New York Times spoke with Janet Milne, Professor of Law and Director of the Environmental Tax Policy Institute, regarding a recent carbon tax decision ...

ELC Director Cited by Supreme Court of Wisconsin

July 22, 2013

Two of Melissa Scanlan's law review articles were cited by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin ...

Vermont Law School’s Environmental Law Clinic Helps Ensure Clean Water in Vermont   New window icon

July 19, 2013

The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Vermont Law School today announced a milestone in an important case that marks a major step forward for clean water in Vermont ...

Senior Energy Fellow's Report Cited in News Outlets

July 17, 2013

Mark Cooper, a Senior Energy Fellow at the Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE) published a paper titled, ""Renaissance in Reverse: Competition Pushes Aging U.S. Nuclear Reactors to the Brink of Economic Abandonment" ...

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Unveils New Website

The editors of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law (VJEL) unveiled an all new, contemporary website with the goal of delivering scholarly articles to readers around the world ...

VLS Takings Expert Provides Commentary to SCOTUS Decision

June 27, 2013

A Vermont Law School faculty member, John Echeverria, has been asked by The New York Times, Atlantic, Reuters, and other national media outlets to explain an important Supreme Court decision ...

Professor Scanlan Begins as the Environmental Law Center Director

June 17, 2013


Melissa Scanlan has taken over the leadership of the VLS Environmental Law Center ...

Water Confab Joins Water Law Experts

June 8, 2013


Vermont Law School's Water and Justice Program organized and hosted a Water Confab ...

Professor Parenteau Testifies Before House Natural Resources Committee

June 4, 2013


Patrick Parenteau testified on June 4 on the importance of the citizen suit provision of the Endangered Species Act before the Natural Resources Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives ...

Professor Echeverria Receives Amicus Service Award

April 2013

John Echeverria received an amicus service award from the International Municipal Lawyer Association at the ...