Loderhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=33LoderReed Elizabeth LoderProfessor of Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Loder_Reed.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />JD, University of Connecticut, 1983PhD, Boston University, 1979MA, Boston University, 1977AB, Boston University, 1969802-831-1293RLODER@vermontlaw.edu<div>Professor Reed Elizabeth Loder is an accomplished ethicist. The courses she has taught at Vermont Law School include Environmental Ethics, Legal Profession, Moral Philosophy for Professionals, and Property Law. She also has taught Ethics in the Professions at Dartmouth College.</div><div><br>She received her AB, MA, and PhD, all in philosophy, from Boston University. As a law student, she received the Connecticut Law Tribune Award, the Cornelius W. Wickersham Jr. Award (by the Federal Bar Council to the student judged most proficient in constitutional law), and American Jurisprudence Book Awards, among others. After receiving her JD degree, magna cum laude, in 1983 from the University of Connecticut, she clerked for the Honorable Thomas P. Smith, magistrate of the U.S. District Court in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She did legal work part time for the firm of Peckham, Lobel, Casey and Tye in Boston while teaching Legal Writing, Professional Responsibility, and Trial Advocacy at Boston College Law School. In 1988, she was an adjunct professor at VLS, while also an assistant professor of research and writing at Boston College Law School. She joined the VLS faculty in 1989. From 1990 to 1993, she also was a visiting professor at Dartmouth College. Her presentations have included "Lawyer Confidentiality" at Dartmouth College, "Ethics of the Government Lawyer" for Vermont attorneys general, "Ethical Discretion and Lawyers" at the Indiana University School of Law, and panels at VLS on pro bono services, religion and the environment, independence of the judiciary, and judicial ethics. She was a commentator for New Hampshire Public Television during a judicial impeachment trial. In addition to other publications in the field of ethics, she is writing a book, "<em>Lawyers and Virtue</em>."</div><div><br>Professor Loder is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Philosophical Association, and the Association of Practical and Professional Ethics, She was selected as a 2006-2007 Fellow of the National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism. She has served by court appointment on the New Hampshire Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics since 2001.</div>GP0|#5e903361-e236-40be-8763-90941358824d;L0|#05e903361-e236-40be-8763-90941358824d|Environmental Ethics;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#2078feb6-3656-498f-aed8-befee79f82ec;L0|#02078feb6-3656-498f-aed8-befee79f82ec|Judicial Ethics;GP0|#09fa4b92-9ad9-4626-9d43-1ce2e2667a8a;L0|#009fa4b92-9ad9-4626-9d43-1ce2e2667a8a|Property LawGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Animal Law and Ethics; Comparative Environmental Law Research; Environmental Ethics; LLM Externship; LLM Research Project; Legal Profession; Moral Philosophy for Professionals; Property

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Toward Reconciling Environmental and Animal Ethics: Northeast Wolf Reintroductionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2855Toward Reconciling Environmental and Animal Ethics: Northeast Wolf Reintroduction<div class="ExternalClass9CF0DBCE5C9F4B9A9D121B9CC4F3E7E7"><p>​<em style="font-size:13px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">​Toward Reconciling Environmental and Animal Ethics: Northeast Wolf Reintroduction</em><span style="font-size:13px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;">,</span><span style="font-size:13px;line-height:20.1599998474121px;"> 10 Journal of Animal and Natural Resource Law 95-164 (2014).</span></p></div>2855Publication
The Ethical Dimensions of Sustainabilityhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1186The Ethical Dimensions of Sustainability<div class="ExternalClass972AA8FB308E49218994799B0AEDF220"><p>​<em>The Ethical Dimensions of Sustainability</em>, THE LONG VIEW, Summer 2011, No. 6, The Oregon State Bar Sustainable Future Section</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611186Publication
Gratitude and the Environment: Toward Individual and Collective Ecological Virtuehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1185Gratitude and the Environment: Toward Individual and Collective Ecological Virtue<div class="ExternalClassE667C8FCB9954BBCA98929FD171C1D0B"><p>​<em>Gratitude and the Environment: Toward Individual and Collective Ecological Virtue</em>, 2011 JOURNAL JURISPRUDENCE 383 (2011)</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611185Publication
Breath of Life: Ethical Wind Power and Wildlifehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1189Breath of Life: Ethical Wind Power and Wildlife<div class="ExternalClassF31FE4B8B8AD4D588411A12AD6B93BD9"><p>​<em>Breath of Life: Ethical Wind Power and Wildlife</em>, 10 Vermont Journal of Environmental Law 507-531 (2009).</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611189Publication
Epistemic Integrity and the Environmental Futurehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1192Epistemic Integrity and the Environmental Future<div class="ExternalClass8AFC3BA129E640F9A40DD689C865B479"><p>​<em>Epistemic Integrity and the Environmental Future</em>, 32 Environs: Environmental Law and Policy Journal 1-46 (2008).</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611192Publication
Lawyers and Gratitudehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1194Lawyers and Gratitude<div class="ExternalClass0EF257CE01F346DBBC4CFFA68776DA93"><p>​<em>Lawyers and Gratitude</em>, 20 Notre Dame J. of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Symposium on Law and Politics as Avocation 175 (2006). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611194Publication
Integrity and Epistemic Passionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1197Integrity and Epistemic Passion<div class="ExternalClass382C5D06E9D34361BD3AAEEC105AB8E3"><p>​<em>Integrity and Epistemic Passion</em>, 77 Notre Dame Law Review, 841 (2002).</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611197Publication
Tending the Generous Heart: Mandatory Pro Bono and Moral Developmenthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1198Tending the Generous Heart: Mandatory Pro Bono and Moral Development<div class="ExternalClass226C4EC053134586805826652299CB00"><p>​<em>Tending the Generous Heart: Mandatory Pro Bono and Moral Development</em>, 14 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 459 (2001). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611198Publication
Professional Grievinghttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1199Professional Grieving<div class="ExternalClass3E16C738B9684550BDFB5C36F783D4CE"><p>​<em>Professional Grieving</em>, 21 Legal Stud. F. 267 (1997). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611199Publication
When Silence Screamshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1200When Silence Screams<div class="ExternalClass5604787D62924D5690DA92835AF07B46"><p>​Symposium, <em>When Silence Screams</em>, 29 Loy. L.A. Rev. 1785 (1996). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611200Publication
Out From Uncertainty: A Model of the Lawyer-Client Relationshiphttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1203Out From Uncertainty: A Model of the Lawyer-Client Relationship<div class="ExternalClassCA548E5774DD441F86CB6A8E417D3CC7"><p>​<em>Moral Truthseeking and the Virtuous Negotiator</em>, 8 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 45 (1994). </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611203Publication
Moral Truthseeking and the Virtuous Negotiatorhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1201Moral Truthseeking and the Virtuous Negotiator<div class="ExternalClass74EBB5E957DB4D9780ED3917DB99F96A"><p>​<em>Moral Truthseeking and the Virtuous Negotiator</em>, 8 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 45 (1994).</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611201Publication
Out From Uncertainty: A Model of the Lawyer-Client Relationshiphttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1205Out From Uncertainty: A Model of the Lawyer-Client Relationship<div class="ExternalClassD247C170183C4A978A54AF6F7518C53C"><p>​<em>Out From Uncertainty: A Model of the Lawyer-Client Relationship</em>, 2 S. Cal. Interdisc. L.J. 89 (1993).</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611205Publication
Moral Skepticism and Lawyershttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1207Moral Skepticism and Lawyers<div class="ExternalClassE50290F762214F318F4A4A1647D378EB"><p>​<em>Moral Skepticism and Lawyers</em>, 1990 Utah L. Rev. 47.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611207Publication
Tighter Rules of Professional Conduct: Saltwater for Thirst?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1210Tighter Rules of Professional Conduct: Saltwater for Thirst?<div class="ExternalClassB44DF3039DDE478392A6E6D3B343A052"><p>​<em>Tighter Rules of Professional Conduct: Saltwater for Thirst?</em>, 1 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 311 (1987).</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611210Publication
Advisory Opinionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1212Advisory Opinion<div class="ExternalClass159F4C82C1004EFC9D34CC1853597F9F"> Published Advisory Opinions, New Hampshire Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics (2001 - present)​ <ul><li> <a href="http://www.ajs.org/" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">American Judicature Society</font></span></a> website </li><li> <a href="http://www.courts.state.nh.us/" target="_blank"> <span style="text-decoration:underline;"> <font color="#0066cc">New Hampshire Courts</font></span></a> website</li></ul></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611212Publication
Articles in Final Stageshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1211Articles in Final Stages<div class="ExternalClass583BE22BF67E4A9CAABE08085585AB44"><p>​<em>Species and Individuals: Restoring Wolves into the Northeast</em></p><p><em>Collective Moral Integrity: The Moral Personalities of Legal Groups</em></p><p><em>The Consumer’s Ethical Duty to Know</em></p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66611211Publication

Presentations

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Teaching Ethics Across the Professionshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1178Teaching Ethics Across the Professions<div class="ExternalClassB4D48BFF79B64A7FBFA71C8F694D3BA8"><p>​Teaching Ethics Across the Professions, talk and panel discussion<br>Association of Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE), Annual Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 2010</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66641178Presentation
Workplace Ethics for Court Personnelhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1179Workplace Ethics for Court Personnel<div class="ExternalClass1583CE8D7F6A4620A6B6EDB17D418327"><p>​"Workplace Ethics for Court Personnel," New Hampshire Courts, May 2006.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66641179Presentation
Environment and Religionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1180Environment and Religion<div class="ExternalClass82A70F0AEF1A4A8DB19D61CCDC66D016"><p>​"Environment and Religion," Solutions Conference, 2006.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66641180Presentation
Judicial Accountabilityhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1181Judicial Accountability<div class="ExternalClassDFCA9D4EA0014E0FA06521A17B302ABD"><p>​"Judicial Accountability," 2005. </p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66641181Presentation
Lawyer Confidentialityhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1182Lawyer Confidentiality<div class="ExternalClassF0E8B42371A5439FA141C690C2364E58"><p>​"Lawyer Confidentiality," Dartmouth College, 1994.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66641182Presentation
The Ethics of the Government Lawyerhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1183The Ethics of the Government Lawyer<div class="ExternalClass307C6F0838E3458B9F8E6663D3A20B8B"><p>​"The Ethics of the Government Lawyer," to attorneys-general of Vermont, 1989.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66641183Presentation
Ethical Discretion and Lawyershttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1184Ethical Discretion and Lawyers<div class="ExternalClass4B7251770C504B41BFD85DE8DBB0106C"><p>​"Ethical Discretion and Lawyers," series on ethics in the professions, Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, 1988.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x66641184Presentation

Awards & Accomplishments

Awards & Accomplishments

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Fellow, National Institute for Teaching of Ethics and Professionalism (NIFTEP Fellow)http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1213Fellow, National Institute for Teaching of Ethics and Professionalism (NIFTEP Fellow)<div class="ExternalClassFA1C58E8F1714A75BD7C655E59CD40F5"><p>​Fellow, National Institute for Teaching of Ethics and Professionalism (NIFTEP Fellow), 2006-2007</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x74881213Award, Honor or Grant

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Teaching at VLShttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=1214Teaching at VLS<div class="ExternalClass3BF67FF1482E456CA092711D9CBA045D"><p>​Professor at Vermont Law School since 1989; tenured since 1993.</p></div>http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Reed_Elizabeth_Loder.htm?child=x74881214Affiliation