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Prof. Michelle NowlinIn the classroom: Food, Agriculture, and the Environment
Students in Senior Lecturing Fellow Michelle Nowlin’s class on food law and policy are spending the fall semester digging into a few culinary staples of the Tar Heel state: barbecue, corn-and-the-cob, and watermelon.

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  • Ryke Longest portrait
    Clinical Professor of Law, Director, Environmental Law and Policy Clinic

    Longest is the founding Director of the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, a joint project of Duke Law School and the Nicholas School of the Environment. He supervises students practicing in the clinic and teaches the seminar portion of the clinic.

  • Matthew Adler portrait
    Richard A. Horvitz Professor of Law and Professor of Economics, Philosophy and Public Policy
  • Jonas J. Monast
    Senior Lecturing Fellow
  • Michelle Nowlin portrait
    Senior Lecturing Fellow, Supervising Attorney, Environmental Law and Policy Clinic
  • Jedediah Purdy portrait
    Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law
  • Senior Lecturing Fellow
  • James Salzman portrait
    Samuel F. Mordecai Professor of Law, Professor of Environmental Policy
  • Christopher H. Schroeder portrait
    Charles S. Murphy Professor of Law and Public Policy Studies, Co-Director of the Program in Public Law
  • Jonathan B. Wiener portrait
    William R. and Thomas L. Perkins Professor of Law, Professor of Environmental Policy, Professor of Public Policy
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  • DELPF Symposium 2015: Carrots & Sticks | Welcoming Remarks; U.S. Food & Law Policy Panel

    Welcoming remarks and a panel discussion from Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum's 25th Anniversary Symposium, "Carrots and Sticks: Moving the US National Food System Toward a Sustainable Future." Duke Law School Dean David F. Levi delivers the initial remarks. (0:20-9:30) The panel's topic, "US Food Law and Policy," is addressed by the following panelists: Margaret Lemos, Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law Susan Schneider, Director, LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law, University of Arkansas School of Law Michael Roberts, Executive Director, Resnick Program for Food Law & Policy, UCLA School of Law Neal Fortin, Director, Institute for Food Laws & Regulations, Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Sarah Morath, Associate Professor, University of Akron School of Law

  • DELPF Symposium 2015: Carrots & Sticks | Rep. Chellie Pingree & Distribution Channels Panel

    The keynote speech and a panel discussion from Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum's 25th Anniversary Symposium, "Carrots and Sticks: Moving the US National Food System Toward a Sustainable Future."

    The keynote (0:45-37:45) was delivered by U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine).

    The panel topic "Distribution Channels," (43:52) was addressed by the following panelists:

    Dr. Dan Vermeer, Director, Duke Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment

    Laurie Ristino, Director, Center for Agriculture & Food Systems, Vermont Law School

    Michelle Nowlin, Supervising Attorney, Environmental Law & Policy Clinic

    Dara Bloom, Local Foods Extension Specialist, NC State University Cooperative Extension

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