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, 1969802-831-1293<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 ReintroductionToward 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
              Advisory OpinionAdvisory 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>1212Publication
              Articles in Final StagesArticles 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>1211Publication
              Tighter Rules of Professional Conduct: Saltwater for Thirst?Tighter 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
              Moral Skepticism and LawyersMoral Skepticism and Lawyers<div class="ExternalClassE50290F762214F318F4A4A1647D378EB"><p>​<em>Moral Skepticism and Lawyers</em>, 1990 Utah L. Rev. 47.</p></div>1207Publication
              Out From Uncertainty: A Model of the Lawyer-Client RelationshipOut 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>1205Publication
              Out From Uncertainty: A Model of the Lawyer-Client RelationshipOut 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>1203Publication
              Moral Truthseeking and the Virtuous NegotiatorMoral 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>1201Publication
              When Silence ScreamsWhen Silence Screams<div class="ExternalClass5604787D62924D5690DA92835AF07B46"><p>​Symposium, <em>When Silence Screams</em>, 29 Loy. L.A. Rev. 1785 (1996). </p></div>1200Publication
              Professional GrievingProfessional Grieving<div class="ExternalClass3E16C738B9684550BDFB5C36F783D4CE"><p>​<em>Professional Grieving</em>, 21 Legal Stud. F. 267 (1997). </p></div>1199Publication
              Tending the Generous Heart: Mandatory Pro Bono and Moral DevelopmentTending 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>1198Publication
              Integrity and Epistemic PassionIntegrity and Epistemic Passion<div class="ExternalClass382C5D06E9D34361BD3AAEEC105AB8E3"><p>​<em>Integrity and Epistemic Passion</em>, 77 Notre Dame Law Review, 841 (2002).</p></div>1197Publication
              Lawyers and GratitudeLawyers 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>1194Publication
              Epistemic Integrity and the Environmental FutureEpistemic 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>1192Publication
              Breath of Life: Ethical Wind Power and WildlifeBreath 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>1189Publication
              The Ethical Dimensions of SustainabilityThe 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>1186Publication
              Gratitude and the Environment: Toward Individual and Collective Ecological VirtueGratitude 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>1185Publication

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              Teaching Ethics Across the ProfessionsTeaching 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>1178Presentation
              Workplace Ethics for Court PersonnelWorkplace Ethics for Court Personnel<div class="ExternalClass1583CE8D7F6A4620A6B6EDB17D418327"><p>​"Workplace Ethics for Court Personnel," New Hampshire Courts, May 2006.</p></div>1179Presentation
              Environment and ReligionEnvironment and Religion<div class="ExternalClass82A70F0AEF1A4A8DB19D61CCDC66D016"><p>​"Environment and Religion," Solutions Conference, 2006.</p></div>1180Presentation
              Judicial AccountabilityJudicial Accountability<div class="ExternalClassDFCA9D4EA0014E0FA06521A17B302ABD"><p>​"Judicial Accountability," 2005. </p></div>1181Presentation
              Lawyer ConfidentialityLawyer Confidentiality<div class="ExternalClassF0E8B42371A5439FA141C690C2364E58"><p>​"Lawyer Confidentiality," Dartmouth College, 1994.</p></div>1182Presentation
              The Ethics of the Government LawyerThe Ethics of the Government Lawyer<div class="ExternalClass307C6F0838E3458B9F8E6663D3A20B8B"><p>​"The Ethics of the Government Lawyer," to attorneys-general of Vermont, 1989.</p></div>1183Presentation
              Ethical Discretion and LawyersEthical 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>1184Presentation
              The Ethics of Wolf Reintroduction: Toward Reconciling Environmental and Animal LawThe Ethics of Wolf Reintroduction: Toward Reconciling Environmental and Animal Law<div class="ExternalClassA74313962DBD4D2F9531B044DE6F0274"><p>​Presentation, “The Ethics of Wolf Reintroduction: Toward Reconciling Environmental and Animal Law," Lewis & Clark LLM Program, Portland, OR, March 9, 2015.</p></div>3297Presentation

              Awards & Accomplishments

              Awards & Accomplishments

               

               

              Fellow, National Institute for Teaching of Ethics and Professionalism (NIFTEP Fellow)Fellow, 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>1213Award, Honor or Grant

               

               

               

               

              Teaching at VLSTeaching at VLS<div class="ExternalClass3BF67FF1482E456CA092711D9CBA045D"><p>​Professor at Vermont Law School since 1989; tenured since 1993.</p></div>1214Affiliation