Environmental Law and Policy Clinic team tracks pollution from shuttered smelter
A team from the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic presented their research during a July 1 public meeting in Albemarle, N.C., held to air concerns about pollution from a shuttered aluminum smelter.
Scholars work to factor inequality into climate change mitigation policy
Interdisciplinary scholars and scientists gathered at Duke to discuss inequality and the economic analysis of climate change.
Monast suggests three factors for assessing success of EPA's clean power plan
Professor Jonas Monast discusses the likelihood of the plan resulting in cost-effective CO2 emissions reductions, surviving legal scrutiny, and laying the groundwork for future steps to address global climate change.
Court watching: Duke Law scholars comment on significant rulings from the 2014-2015 Supreme Court term
The Supreme Court ended its 2014-2015 term with significant rulings legalizing same-sex marriage and upholding federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. Duke Law faculty engaged with those cases and others throughout the term through scholarship, friend-of-court briefs, and commentary.
Longest analyzes Supreme Court's role in disputes over interstate waters
"Two sharply differing views on the Court’s role in handling disputes over interstate waters emerged last week. Justice Elena Kagan’s approach endorsed the power of Court-appointed special masters to fashion equitable remedies in disputes that states cannot resolve on their own. Justice Clarence Thomas’s approach warned the Court and its appointed special masters of the dangers posed by allowing equitable reformation over politically charged technical disputes between sovereign states."
Wiener, Adler join Duke faculty members in urging U.S. to regularly measure social cost of carbon
"In light of challenges in constructing the social cost of carbon (SCC), its newness in government regulation, and the importance of updating, we propose an institutional process for regular SCC review and revision when used in government policy-making and suggest how scientists might contribute to improved SCC estimates.” – Using and improving the social cost of carbon, 346 Science 1189-1190 (2014).
Environmental Law and Policy Clinic tackles food access issues for Durham Co-op Market
Following recommendations made by the clinic, the co-op now provides a “Food for All” program that offers discounts on qualifying purchases and offers grocery staples at or near cost to members who qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
Featured FacultySenior Lecturing Fellow, Supervising Attorney, Environmental Law and Policy Clinic
Nowlin is the supervising attorney and senior lecturing fellow for the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic. She supervises clinic students from the Law School and the Nicholas School of the Environment and co-teaches the seminar portion of the clinic. She also teaches a course in food and agricultural law and policy.
Richard A. Horvitz Professor of Law and Professor of Economics, Philosophy and Public Policy
Clinical Professor of Law, Director, Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, Clinical Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy
Senior Lecturing Fellow
Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law
Senior Lecturing Fellow
Charles S. Murphy Professor of Law and Public Policy Studies, Co-Director of the Program in Public Law
William R. and Thomas L. Perkins Professor of Law, Professor of Environmental Policy, Professor of Public Policy
- 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