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U.S. v. Stevens Revisited

David Cassuto From the Shameless Self Promotion Desk …  The most recent issue of the Journal of Animal Ethics has a piece by me offering some thoughts about U.S. v. Stevens (the crush video/animal fighting, 1st Amendment Case).  It’s titled: “United States v. Stevens: Win, Loss or Draw for Animals?”  You can download it here.  The abstract follows below […]

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David Cassuto This Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 4 pm in the Moot Court Room at Pace Law School in White Plains, Steve Wise will speak on : “The Nonhuman Rights Project’s Struggle for Nonhuman Personhood.” Reception to follow. If you haven’t heard Steve speak, you should.  If you have heard him, you know you should again. A […]

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David Cassuto BAILE (the Brazil-American Institute for Law & Environment) has been focusing on transboundary groundwater of late.  Prof. Romulo Sampaio and I attended a UNESCO/ISARM conference on the subject in Paris last December, where we presented a paper on the Guarani Aquifer.  We have since turned that paper into an article which has just […]

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David Cassuto From the Shameless Self-Promotion Desk: My latest article on the water law regimes of Brazil and the U.S. and their respective readiness to cope with climate change is available here. Water Law in the United States and Brazil – Climate Change & Two Approaches to Emerging Water Poverty, which appears in the William […]

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by Alokananda Dutta, CELS Graduate Research Fellow On April 1st, Pace Law School, in collaboration with the NY State Judicial Institute, the Environmental Law Institute, and the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law, hosted a working Symposium on environmental adjudication around the world, bringing together leading environmental justices and scholars. More than 380 jurisdictions in nations […]

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by Daniel E. Estrin Supervising Attorney, Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic Adjunct Professor of Law, Pace Law School In this age of partisan warfare, of politicians voting strictly along party lines, and of misguided efforts to eviscerate the Environmental Protection Agency and environmental regulation as we know it, it’s fascinating to look back and revisit the passage of the Water Pollution Control Act Amendments […]

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David Cassuto Could this be you? NOTICE OF ASSISTANT DEAN POSITION AT PACE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK Pace University School of Law is seeking to fill one position, titled, Assistant Dean of Environmental Programs and Professor of Law for Designated Project or Service (Assistant Dean) for its nationally ranked Center for […]

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by John Nolon In its late February article, entitled “As They Ponder Reforms, Law Deans Find Schools Remarkably Resistant to Change,” the Chronicle of Higher Education reported that law faculty use the “lecture-based model because it is cost-effective and convenient,” quoting Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of University of California’s Irvine School of Law. In the same […]

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Pace environmental law experts add to momentum with education of officials to address climate change One wouldn’t necessarily expect a small former Soviet country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia to lead the way in addressing climate change, but that’s exactly what Georgia aspires to do. It’s already off to a strong start, with the […]

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David Cassuto (x-post from Animal Blawg) The AALS Animal Law Section panel held last Saturday in San Francisco as part of the AALS Annual Meeting was quite good.  Despite a labor action at the main conference hotel, which caused many sections (including ours) to be moved at the last minute, and despite the session taking […]

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