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October 15, 2012

Nicole Pakiz '13 Wins Animal Law Writing Competition – Nicole Pakiz '13 recently won first place in the New York State Bar Association's fifth annual Student Animal Law Writing Competition, the only national competition of its kind, for her article titled "Why the ALI Should Redraft the Animal-Cruelty Provision of the Model Penal Code."

May 8, 2012

Chrostek '12 Wins Highest Legal Writing Award in U.S. – Vermont Law School student Garrett Chrostek '12 was recently named a winner of the 2012 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards, the most prestigious award in legal writing in the United States.

April 30, 2012

Wicklund '13 Awarded Erin Woolley Scholarship – Vermont Law School student Natalie Wicklund '13 has been selected as the second recipient of the Erin Woolley Memorial Scholarship.

April 26, 2012

Schmidt '12 Receives Law Student Ethics Award – Vermont Law School student Karen Schmidt '12 was among the 2012 recipients of the Law Student Ethics Awards given by the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel at its eighth annual dinner on April 5 at the Union Club in Boston.

April 3, 2012

Jarrell-King '12 Says Public Trust Doctrine Can Reduce Farm Pollution – The public trust doctrine, an ancient legal principle used recently in a novel effort to protect the earth's atmosphere from greenhouse gas emissions, can help fight farm runoff, the biggest polluter of the nation's waters, according to a recent article in the Villanova Environmental Law Journal by Vermont Law School student Véronique Jarrell-King '12.

February 14, 2012

Aslan '13 Analyzes Energy Efficiency in Two Articles – Vermont Law School student Jeff Aslan '13 recently published two articles exploring efforts to improve energy efficiency.

February 9, 2012

Dapolito '12 Researches Rising Sea Levels, Human Organ Trafficking – Vermont Law School student Mollie Dapolito '12 recently published two articles in the ILSA Quarterly that explored important issues in international law and policy.

February 7, 2012

Muth '12: Turning Detroit's Vacant Lots into Urban Gardens – In a recent essay in the Michigan Environmental Law Journal, Vermont Law School student Benjamin Muth '12 discusses how California's legal system for determining water rights could be applied to vacant land in Detroit to encourage urban farming, while preserving the city's legal ability to return vacant land to urban development in the future.

February 1, 2012

More Law Schools Offering Energy Law Courses, Mihaly 13' Finds – Elena Mihaly '13, a research associate at Vermont Law School's Institute for Energy and the Environment, recently updated an IEE survey from 2009 that looked at the number of law schools that offer energy law courses.

January 27, 2012

U.S.-China Partnership Students Research Environmental, Public Health Issues – Vermont Law School students Allison Cameron, Heather Croshaw, Nat Green, Sara Imperiale, Brian Marshall and Jeffrey Polubinski recently were chosen to be part of the U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law's annual joint research projects (JRP).

October 28, 2011

Dapolito '12 Analyzes Human Rights in ISLA Quarterly – Vermont Law School student Mollie Dapolito '12 wrote two articles recently in ILSA (International Law Student Association) Quarterly about human rights.

October 25, 2011

Crafton '12, Miller '12 Analyze Vermont's Wildlife Management – A paper by Vermont Law School students Meredith Crafton '12 and Patrick Miller '12, titled "The Nelson Amendment," was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Animal Law eJournal.

September 19, 2011

Changala, Foley Analyze Legal Issues for Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles – Energy Law Journal's spring 2011 issue had an article by Vermont Law School students Danielle Changala '13 and Paul Foley '10 that analyzed how plug-in hybrid electric vehicles can be integrated into existing legal regimes for the regulation of electricity.

September 7, 2011

Colin Hagan '12 Named Switzer Environmental Fellow – Vermont Law School student Colin Hagan '12 has been selected as a Switzer Environmental Fellow by the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.

May 10, 2011

Holli Brown Named Co-Winner of ELI's “Endangered Environmental Laws” Writing Competition – Holli Brown '12 recently was named co-winner of the sixth annual ELI-ABA-NAELS "Endangered Environmental Laws" Student Writing Competition.

April 27, 2011

VT Law School Student Wins Prestigious National Award – Ben Leoni '11 has been selected by the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement as a winner of the 2011 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards.

April 21, 2011

Tyrrell's, Zhang's Papers Make SSRN Top Ten List – The Institute for Energy and the Environment's Global Energy Fellow Marianne Tyrrell's "Federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Laws" paper is listed second in the SSRN's all-time Top 10 download list for Journal of ERN: Other European Economics: Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environmental Studies. Global Energy Fellow Zhen Zhang's "Smart Grid in America and Europe" paper is also in the Top 10 download list since February in the same journal.

February 7, 2011

BLSA Hosts Minority Voices Symposium – VLS marked Black History Month with a Minority Voices symposium Feb. 4 featuring a panel of distinguished attorneys, government professionals and professors.

November 16, 2010

VLS Teams Make Final Four in ABA Regional Negotiation Competition – Vermont Law School's two dispute resolution teams posted a strong showing Nov. 13 when they both made the regional final four at the American Bar Association's annual Negotiation Competition.

October 27, 2010

VLS Selects Negotiation Competition Winners – Vermont Law School's Dispute Resolution Program held its intra-school showdown Sept. 11 as part of the American Bar Association's annual Negotiation Competition.

October 4, 2010

Dispute Resolution Society Scores Victory – The Dispute Resolution Society scored a major victory Oct. 2-3 in New York City when Laura Colangelo '12, Ruth White '12 and Hannah Jannicelli '11 won the Negotiation round of the Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon at St' John's Law School.

September 29, 2010

Jane Graham Presents at IUCN Colloquium – Jane Graham, LLM candidate, recently made a presentation, titled "Protecting the Marine Resources of Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary from Climate Change through the National Marine Sanctuaries Act: A Hidden Sanctuary for Climate Change Litigation?" at the 8th International Union of Conservation of Nature Academy Colloquium on Biodiversity and Climate Change in Ghent, Belgium.

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July 2, 2010

Jane Graham's Article Discusses National Marine Sancutaries Act and Climate Change – Jane Cynthia Graham '10 published an article, "The National Marine Sanctuaries Act: A Sanctuary for Climate Change Litigation?", in the American Bar Association's Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources' Marine Resources Committee July 2010 newsletter.

June 24, 2010

Andrew Delany's Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten Download List – A paper by Andrew Delaney '10 on the NFL's tax status has made the SSRN's Top Ten download list.

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May 4, 2010

Kendra Brown Receives NBLSA Scholarship – Kendra Brown 1L received the National Black Law Students Association's Sandy Brown Memorial Scholarship at the NBLSA's 42nd annual convention in Boston in March.

April 23, 2010

Molly Watson Chosen for NRDC Fellowship – Molly Watson 2L was selected by the Environmental Law Center for a 2010 summer fellowship at the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, D.C.

April 21, 2010

Franey Presents Paper at New England Water Environment Association – Franey presents paper to the New England Water Environment Association.

April 21, 2010

Andrew Delaney Published in Sports Law Journal – Adrew Delaney has had an article published in the Willamette Sports Law Journal.

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April 21, 2010

Lillian Kortlandt to be Published in Wildlife Law Journal – Lillian Kortlandt to be published in Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy

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April 21, 2010

Five VLS Students Selected as Schweitzer Fellows – Five Vermont Law School students have been selected as 2010-11 New Hampshire-Vermont Schweitzer Fellows.

March 18, 2010

Robert Scharf to be Published in Journal of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees – Robert Scharf to be published in journal of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees