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ELC Director Cited by Supreme Court of Wisconsin

July 22, 2013

Two of Melissa Scanlan's law review articles were cited by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin, in Rock-Koshkonong Lake District et al. v. State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, et al.  Melissa Scanlan is the Associate Dean of Environmental Law Programs, Director of the Environmental Law Center, and Associate Professor.

Cited by the majority:

Melissa K. Scanlan, Implementing the Public Trust Doctrine: A Lakeside View into the Trustees' World, 39 ECOLOGY L.Q. 123, 138 (2012) 

Cited by both the majority and the dissent:

Melissa K. Scanlan, The Evolution of the Public Trust Doctrine and the Degradation of Trust Resources: Courts, Trustees and Political Power in Wisconsin, 27 ECOLOGY L.Q. 135 (2000)


She is also featured in the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel regarding the case.