Tuholskehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=63TuholskeJack TuholskeDirector, Water and Justice ProgramVisiting Professor of Law <img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Tuholske_Jack.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />JD, University of Montana, 1985802-831-1291JTUHOLSKE@vermontlaw.eduJack has been on the Vermont Law School faculty since 2003, teaching a wide range of Summer Program, traditional law and Distance Learning courses. In 2009 he taught at the Law Faculty of University of Ljubljana in Slovenia as a Fulbright Scholar. In 2011 he co-founded the Water and Justice Program at Vermont, providing students with an opportunity to work on water-related policy and legal questions for NGOs from around the country. He also serves as a Technical Advisor to VLS’s U.S.- Asia Partnership in Environmental Law, and regularly travels to China to help develop public interest environmental litigation in China. Each summer he leads a dozen students into the wilds of Montana and Idaho for the Montana Public Lands Field Seminar, a traditional law class taught entirely in the backcountry.Jack Tuholske’s 30 year legal career has focused on public interest environmental litigation in state and federal court in Montana and the West. He has been lead counsel for over 50 published decisions, including over a dozen successful cases at the Montana Supreme Court in the fields of water law, land use, constitutional law and natural resource management. In recognition of his public interest work, he was awarded the William O. Douglas Award by the Sierra Club in 2002 and the Kerry Rydberg Award in 2010 by the University of Oregon Public Interest Environmental Law Conference. GP0|#25eff53d-8c11-4cac-88d7-8c0b3b4a704b;L0|#025eff53d-8c11-4cac-88d7-8c0b3b4a704b|Environmental Litigation and Mediation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9GP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Administrative Law; Civil Procedure I; Climate Change Mitigation; Independent Research Project; Natural Resources Law; Public Lands Management: Montana Field Study; Water Resources Law; Watershed Management and Protection; Constitutional Law; Environmental Law

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              Field Notes From the Far East: China’s New Public Interest Environmental Protection Law in Actionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3432Field Notes From the Far East: China’s New Public Interest Environmental Protection Law in Action<div class="ExternalClass6B50A36C300B422396D045D4FC68F8F5"><p>​<span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">​</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;"></span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">Jack Tuholske and Yanmei Lin​,​ </span><em style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">Field Notes From the Far East: China’s New Public Interest Environmental Protection Law in Action​</em><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">, </span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">​</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">The Environmental Law Reporte</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">r</span><span style="font-size:12.6px;line-height:20.16px;">, September 2015.​</span></p></div>http://elr.info/news-analysis/45/10855/field-notes-far-east-china%E2%80%99s-new-public-interest-environmental-protection-law-action3432PublicationArticle
              Diamonds in the Rough, Litigating State Environmental Constitutional Provisionshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3066Diamonds in the Rough, Litigating State Environmental Constitutional Provisions<div class="ExternalClass32B35F2016FE41ABB46B79CF87500BE9"><div> ​Jack R. Tuholske, <em>Diamonds in the Rough, Litigating State Environmental Constitutional Provisions</em>, Widener Law Review (accepted and being edited for Winter 2015).​​</div></div>3066PublicationArticle
              Solving Transboundary Pollution Disputes Locally: Success in the Crown of the Continenthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=17Solving Transboundary Pollution Disputes Locally: Success in the Crown of the Continent<div class="ExternalClassB6E7D6F4D4DD49B093032A3B0DDF3CC7"> Jack R. Tuholske and Mark Foster, <em>Solving Transboundary Pollution Disputes Locally: Success in the Crown of the Continent</em>, Oregon Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 3 (2014).​</div> ​http://law.uoregon.edu/org/olr/volumes/92/3/documents/Tuholske.pdf17PublicationArticle
              The Montana Supreme Court's Conservative Approach to Interpreting New Fundamental Rightshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3067The Montana Supreme Court's Conservative Approach to Interpreting New Fundamental Rights<div class="ExternalClassAA384C24BCDD496CBB47E42DDFAA180E"> Jack R. Tuholske, <em>The Montana Supreme Court's Conservative Approach to Interpreting New Fundamental Rights</em>, 72 Mont. L. Rev. 237 (2011).​</div> ​3067PublicationArticle
              A Survey of Western Water Law Regulation of Coalbed Methane Produced Ground Waterhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3068A Survey of Western Water Law Regulation of Coalbed Methane Produced Ground Water<div class="ExternalClass5E9EEA120215420B9ADAC8A33D4A6CE8"><div> ​Sarah A. Klahn Esq. and Jack R. Tuholske, <em>A Survey of Western Water Law Regulation of Coalbed Methane Produced Ground Water</em>, 77 The Water Report 1 (July 15, 2010).​</div> ​</div>3068PublicationArticle
              Hot Water, Dry Streams: A Tale of Two Trouthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3069Hot Water, Dry Streams: A Tale of Two Trout<div class="ExternalClass927FC35481D94EB4BEFEF9805C0957A5"> ​Jack R. Tuholske, <em>Hot Water, Dry Streams: A Tale of Two Trout</em>, 34 Vt L. Rev. 927 (2010).</div>3069PublicationArticle
              When Is a Stream a Stream, Natural, and Property Private?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3070When Is a Stream a Stream, Natural, and Property Private?<div class="ExternalClassDF0B2152115C483F8855CD3E7E6107FD"><div> Jack R. Tuholske, <em>When Is a Stream a Stream, Natural, and Property Private?</em> 59 The Water Report 10 (Jan.15, 2009).</div></div>3070PublicationArticle
              Creating Resilient Habitats: Native Fish Recovery in a Time of Climate Change, Sierra Club Western Regional Officehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3071Creating Resilient Habitats: Native Fish Recovery in a Time of Climate Change, Sierra Club Western Regional Office<div class="ExternalClass4A08B4643B0B4FCE955AA7E6CF840EEA"> ​Jack R. Tuholske, Michael G. Bader, <em>Creating Resilient Habitats: Native Fish Recovery in a Time of Climate Change, Sierra Club Western Regional Office</em>, (Oct. 2008).​ </div>3071PublicationCommentary
              Groundwater and the Public Trust Doctrine: A Fresh Application of an Age-old Principlehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3072Groundwater and the Public Trust Doctrine: A Fresh Application of an Age-old Principle<div class="ExternalClass72844523B4394319A25D0B62AC4C5C09"><div>​Jack R. Tuholske, <em>Groundwater and the Public Trust Doctrine: A Fresh Application of an Age-old Principle</em>, 9 Vt J. Envtl. L. 189 (2008).</div></div>3072PublicationArticle
              The Legislature Shall Make No Law . . . Abridging Montanans' Constitutional Rights to a Clean and Healthful Environmenthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3073The Legislature Shall Make No Law . . . Abridging Montanans' Constitutional Rights to a Clean and Healthful Environment<div class="ExternalClass187BEE00F07446EA82CEAE69F9F8B9CC"><div>​Jack R. Tuholske, <em>The Legislature Shall Make No Law . . . Abridging Montanans' Constitutional Rights to a Clean and Healthful Environment</em>, 15 Southeastern Envtl. L.J.311 (2007).</div></div>3073PublicationArticle

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