A fundamental relationship
Salzman’s new book explores history through the lens of an essential resource: drinking water.
In Drinking Water: A History, Professor James Salzman examines the history, science, and commodification of a basic human need that is often taken for granted.
Buell comments on feds banning BP from new gov't contracts
Professor Samuel Buell speculates that the U.S. government worked with BP on the timing of the new federal contracts suspension before agreeing to the criminal plea deal.
DELPF conference focuses on conservative environmental policy
Let market competition drive innovation in energy, environmentalism, panelists argue at 2012 Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum.
Repeat honor: Salzman article on historic baselines named best of year
“Gaming the Past: The Theory and Practice of Historic Baselines in the Administrative State" by Prof. James Salzman included on Land Use & Environmental Law Review's list of top 10 articles.
Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum publishes special issue on hydrofracking
Scholarship explores regulation and costs of hydraulic fracturing.
Purdy examines connections between food movement, climate change
"We should unlock our own utopian imagination to think about living well for the future on the planet we have made," says Prof. Jedediah Purdy. "The cultural change around food is a modest but important reminder that we can."
Duke’s Environmental Law and Policy Clinic provides legal aid to nonprofit organizations in a range of environmental law and policy issues. Students from both Duke Law School and the Duke Nicholas School of the Environment participate in the clinic and work directly with clients on all aspects of their representation. Recent cases include:
- Assisting the North American Butterfly Association in pursuing endangered species protections for endangered butterflies in South Florida;
- Assisting Scenic NC in drafting proposed guidelines for clearcutting for billboards;
- And addressing state laws that govern fracking for natural gas.
Featured FacultyWilliam R. and Thomas L. Perkins Professor of Law, Professor of Environmental Policy, Professor of Public Policy
Professor Wiener is a leading expert on international law, environmental law and climate change, and risk analysis and management. Before coming to Duke, he worked on U.S. and international environmental policy at the White House Council of Economic Advisers, at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and at the U.S. Department of Justice. He is a University Fellow of Resources for the Future (RFF).
Senior Lecturing Fellow, Visiting Associate Professor of History
Clinical Professor of Law, Director, Environmental Law and Policy Clinic
Senior Lecturing Fellow, Supervising Attorney, Environmental Law and Policy Clinic
Professor of Law
Senior Lecturing Fellow
Samuel F. Mordecai Professor of Law, Professor of Environmental Policy
Charles S. Murphy Professor of Law and Public Policy Studies, Co-Director of the Program in Public Law, Duke Law School
From "Silent Spring" to "A Force for Nature"
Natural Resources Defense Council founder John H. Adams '62 and his wife Patricia Adams discuss the history of the environmental movement with Professors Ryke Longest and Michelle Nowlin '92.
Duncan Maysilles '79 discusses his book, Ducktown Smoke, a story of environmental devastation from sulfur dioxide pollution in Southern Appalachia.