Co-sponsored by the Goodson Law Library and the Duke Environmental Law Society. "It is hard to make a desert in a region that receives almost sixty inches of rain each year, but that is exactly what happened in the Ducktown Basin." Join Duncan Maysilles '79 as he discusses his recent book, Ducktown Smoke, a story of environmental devastation from sulfur dioxide pollution in Southern Appalachia, and a 1907 decision that reframed nuisance law and was the first case of cross-border air pollution to reach the Supreme Court.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.