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Monthly Archive for July, 2012

David Cassuto The title of this post is also the title of my forthcoming essay in Law, Culture & the Humanities (a special issue on Law & Food).  Get it here. Here’s the abstract: Law and food are distinct concepts, though the discipline (Law and Food) implies a relationship worthy of study.  The conjunction (“and”) creates meaning.  However, […]

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Ann Powers: Reflections on Rio

It’s hard to know exactly what to say about Rio, and perhaps much too early to assess its impact.  While no one seems to be declaring the conference a resounding success, some commentators argue that it was a useful undertaking with good results, especially in the area of partnerships and voluntary efforts.  Others deride it […]

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On June 26, the D.C. Circuit issued its opinion in Coalition for Responsible Regulation, Inc. v. EPA, which upheld EPA’s regulations of greenhouse gases (GHGs) as pollutants.  Many insurance companies believe that this ruling will aid them in defending against potential climate change lawsuits – acknowledging GHGs as pollutants strengthens the argument that related claims […]

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