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Environmental Law and Policy Clinic
"I can't overstate the importance of true experience when interviewing for a prospective position. Now, as an interviewer, I can tell the difference between applicants who don’t have practical experience and those who do… I gained that insight by working in the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, which in turn allowed me to speak with my interviewers as peers and assure them I would be able to handle the rigors of litigation."
— Patrick Duggan JD/MA '10, U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division
"Ryke and Michelle are two of the top legal minds, especially when it comes to food and agriculture law policy. With them at the helm, the clinic is helping push through real changes in our food system."
— Mae Wu '01, NRDC
"Coming into the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic without ever taking a class in environmental law, I worried that I might be a bit lost. However, because environmental law is so interdisciplinary, I was able to apply my existing skills from other areas of the law in a new and exciting context in my work for the Clinic."
— Michael Munoz '17
In the News
- Longest discusses what election results might mean for N.C. and federal environmental policy
- Podcast: Nowlin discusses post-flooding pollution from factory farms in North Carolina
- Duke Environmental Law Newsletter: Read about faculty research and teaching, highlights from the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and alumni in the field
- Longest discusses long-term effects of pollutants at former smelter site
- Nowlin: Factory farm flooding in N.C. should serve as wake-up call for regulators