Wrothhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=68WrothKinvin WrothDirector, Land Use InstituteProfessor of Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Wroth_Kinvin.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />LLB, Harvard University, 1960BA, Yale University, 1954802-831-1268<div>L. Kinvin Wroth, a professor of law at Vermont Law School since 1996, served as the school's sixth dean from 1996 to 2004; from 2003 to 2004, he had the additional title of president. Previously, he served as dean of the University of Maine School of Law from 1978 to 1990 and was on the Maine Law faculty from 1964 until coming to VLS. He is an expert in procedure, professional conduct, and legal history. At VLS, he has taught Comparative Law, The Canadian Legal System, Race and the Law, Civil Procedure, and Land Use Law. Since 2005, he has been director of VLS's Land Use Institute.</div><div><br>Professor Wroth received his bachelor's degree from Yale University in 1954 and his LLB degree from Harvard University in 1960. He served as a teaching fellow and assistant professor of law at the Dickinson School of Law from 1960 to 1962. He returned to Harvard Law as a research associate from 1962 to 1964. While at Maine Law, he held an appointment as research fellow with the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History of Harvard University from 1968 to 1974. As reporter and consultant to the Vermont Supreme Court's rules advisory committees since 1969, He has drafted many of Vermont's rules of procedure, evidence, and professional conduct, as well as its current code of judicial conduct. He was a consultant to similar advisory committees of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine and has served on numerous court and bar committees in both states.<br></div><div>Professor Wroth has served as chair of the Legal History and Canadian-American (now North American) Cooperation Sections of the Association of American Law Schools, and as chair of the association's Government Relations Committee, as well as a member of the American Bar Association's Section of Legal Education Government Relations Committee. His work on John Adams won the American Historical Association's Littleton-Griswold prize in 1966. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an elected member of the American Law Institute, and has been honored by the American Judicature Society.</div>L. Kinvin Wroth, a professor of law at Vermont Law School since 1996, served as the school's sixth dean from 1996 to 2004; from 2003 to 2004, he had the additional title of president. Previously, he served as dean of the University of Maine School of Law from 1978 to 1990 and was on the Maine Law faculty from 1964 until coming to VLS. He is an expert in procedure, professional conduct, and legal history. At VLS, he has taught Comparative Law, The Canadian Legal System, Race and the Law, Civil Procedure, and Land Use Law. Since 2005, he has been director of VLS's Land Use Institute.GP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1Canadian Legal System; Comparative Law: Comparative Legal Systems; LLM Research Project; Land Use Regulation; Masters Externship; Regulating the Marine Environment

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              Legal Papers of John AdamsLegal Papers of John Adams<div class="ExternalClass277791D8A4B9482C993F05E2272B3291"><p>​Coeditor, with Hiller B. Zobel, Legal Papers of John Adams, 3 vols., Harvard, 1965; paper, Atheneum, 1968</p></div>http://www.masshist.org/publications/apde/index.php?series=lja&vol=12576Publication
              Maine Civil Practice, 2d editionMaine Civil Practice, 2d edition<div class="ExternalClass5923C4B28EA34E9FBB05234947692C80"><p>​Coauthor, with Richard H. Field and Vincent L. McKusick, <em>Maine Civil Practice</em>, 2d edition, 2 vols., West, 1970, and 1972, 1974, 1977, and 1981 Supplements (with Charles A. Harvey, Jr., and Raymond G. McGuire)</p></div>2577Publication
              Province in Rebellion: A Documentary History of the Founding of the Commonwealth of MassachusettsProvince in Rebellion: A Documentary History of the Founding of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts<div class="ExternalClassC4AC724F58E94C2AADC53E046E127496"><p>​Editor-in-chief, <em>Province in Rebellion: A Documentary History of the Founding of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts</em>, 1774-1775, book and microfiche, Harvard, 1975</p></div>2578Publication
              NAFTA and Sustainable Development: History, Experience, and Prospects of ReformNAFTA and Sustainable Development: History, Experience, and Prospects of Reform<div class="ExternalClass051DA7F506E04170AE9C1F908AB5D949"><p>​Coeditor, with Hoi Kong, <em>NAFTA and Sustainable Development: History, Experience, and Prospects of Reform</em>, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2015.</p></div>http://www.cambridge.org/nr/academic/subjects/law/environmental-law/nafta-and-sustainable-development-history-experience-and-prospects-reform2579Publication
              Election Contests and the Electoral VoteElection Contests and the Electoral Vote<div class="ExternalClassBF3A3C96BEDE4FA2A3339ACA87AB7C24"><p>​“Election Contests and the Electoral Vote,” 65 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Dick L. Rev</span>. 321 (1961).</p></div>2580Publication
              The Massachusetts Vice Admiralty Court and the Federal Admiralty JurisdictionThe Massachusetts Vice Admiralty Court and the Federal Admiralty Jurisdiction<div class="ExternalClass3CE03A6278B04E1EAA3B78647F68D324"><p>​“The Massachusetts Vice Admiralty Court and the Federal Admiralty Jurisdiction,” 6 Am. Jour. Legal Hist. 250, 347 (1962), and, with revisions, in G. Billias, ed., Law and Authority in Colonial America 32-73, Barre, Mass., 1965</p></div>2581Publication
              The Case of Field v. LambertThe Case of Field v. Lambert<div class="ExternalClassADA6B556C1044A9895B0C265257B1F90"><p>​Coauthor, with Hiller B. Zobel, “The Case of Field v. Lambert,” in L. Butterfield et al., eds., <span style="text-decoration:underline;">The Earliest Diary of John Adams</span> 82-96, Harvard, 1966</p></div>2582Publication
              1967 Amendments to the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure1967 Amendments to the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure<div class="ExternalClassFFFAA660643144709141A1E97886F797"><p>​“1967 Amendments to the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure,” 20 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> L. Rev</span>. 49 (1968)</p></div>2583Publication
              Federal Power as a Limit upon State Control of Marine ResourcesFederal Power as a Limit upon State Control of Marine Resources<div class="ExternalClass063A4921CC0643C8B0FD06DE74B2F5FE"><p>​“Federal Power as a Limit upon State Control of Marine Resources,” 4 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> Law Affecting Marine Resources</span> 843 (1970)</p></div>2584Publication
              The Boston MassacreThe Boston Massacre<div class="ExternalClassF2A2626828AE4298860342E0C26FB830"><p>​Coauthor, with Hiller B. Zobel, “The Boston Massacre,” 55 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Am. Bar Assn. Jour</span>.<span> </span>329 (1969)</p></div>2585Publication
              Possible Kingdoms: The New England Town from the Perspective of Legal HistoryPossible Kingdoms: The New England Town from the Perspective of Legal History<div class="ExternalClass6385FA9C247E491DA5CB471B68FC7161"><p>​“Possible Kingdoms:<span> </span>The New England Town from the Perspective of Legal History,” 15 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Am. Jour. Legal History</span> 318 (1971)</p></div>2586Publication
              Documents of the Colonial Conflict: Sources for the Legal History of the American RevolutionDocuments of the Colonial Conflict: Sources for the Legal History of the American Revolution<div class="ExternalClassAAD8CB3684CF467E834F1A4DDF750ACC"><p>​“Documents of the Colonial Conflict:<span> </span>Sources for the Legal History of the American Revolution,” 69 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Law Library Jour.</span> 277 (1976)</p></div>2587Publication
              Vengeance: The Court-Martial of Captain Richard Lippincott in 1782Vengeance: The Court-Martial of Captain Richard Lippincott in 1782<div class="ExternalClassEFC5697513934D19BECFBCE0CCF7D28E"><p>​“Vengeance:<span> </span>The Court-Martial of Captain Richard Lippincott in 1782,” in H. Peckham, ed., <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Sources of American Independence</span>, 2:499-612, Chicago, 1978</p></div>2588Publication
              The Federal Rules of Evidence in the States: A Ten-Year PerspectiveThe Federal Rules of Evidence in the States: A Ten-Year Perspective<div class="ExternalClassC37CE0D9301445EAB5DEF43B936BA500"><p>​“The Federal Rules of Evidence in the States:<span> </span>A Ten-Year Perspective,” 30 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Villanova L. Rev.</span> 1315 (1985)</p></div>2589Publication
              Common Law (Anglo-American) and Rule of LawCommon Law (Anglo-American) and Rule of Law<div class="ExternalClass905D9D8AD2B640E88081EF39A77DE019"><p>​Articles, “Common Law (Anglo-American),” “Rule of Law,” in L. Levy et als., eds., <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Encyclopedia of the American Constitution</span>, 1:332-333, 3:1613-1614, Macmillan, 1986 (2d edn. 2000)</p></div>2590Publication
              Pluralism and Uniformity in the Common Law Legal TraditionPluralism and Uniformity in the Common Law Legal Tradition<div class="ExternalClass3EB4BA14287D4B92A29234C2BAF83A56"><p>​“Pluralism and Uniformity in the Common Law Legal Tradition,” 37 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Univ. of New Brunswick L. Jour.</span> 76 (1988)</p></div>2591Publication
              The Constitution and the Common Law: The Original Intent about the Original IntentThe Constitution and the Common Law: The Original Intent about the Original Intent<div class="ExternalClass415C84A55276464D96E0DCB66EF6761A"><p>​“The Constitution and the Common Law:<span> </span>The Original Intent about the Original Intent,” 22 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Suffolk</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> Univ.</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> L. Rev.</span> 553 (1988)</p></div>2592Publication
              Vincent L. McKusick and the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure: A Thirty-five Year PerspectiveVincent L. McKusick and the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure: A Thirty-five Year Perspective<div class="ExternalClassEF2864D1CAF745C28822A714E24ECDBB"><p>​“Vincent L. McKusick and the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure:<span> </span>A Thirty-five Year Perspective,” <span> </span>43 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> L. Rev</span>. 389 (1991)</p></div>2593Publication
              The Maine Connection: Massachusetts Justice Downeast, 1620-1820The Maine Connection: Massachusetts Justice Downeast, 1620-1820<div class="ExternalClass8FBFFBDC25434755A406C06AC1B99A62"><p>​“The Maine Connection:<span> </span>Massachusetts Justice Downeast, 1620-1820,” in R. Osgood, ed., <span style="text-decoration:underline;">The History of Law in Massachusetts:</span> <span style="text-decoration:underline;">The Supreme Judicial Court, 1692-1992</span> 171, Boston, 1992</p></div>2594Publication
              Good News and Bad News: A Three-Year Progress Report on Implementation of the Legal Needs StudyGood News and Bad News: A Three-Year Progress Report on Implementation of the Legal Needs Study<div class="ExternalClassCDDF21F29EE84EBB904932A219F57DE1"><p>​Coauthor, with Hugh Calkins, Comment, “Good News and Bad News:<span> </span>A Three-Year Progress Report on Implementation of the Legal Needs Study,” 8 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> Bar Jour</span>. 196 (1993)</p></div>2595Publication
              The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and the Eastern Circuit, 1780-1820The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and the Eastern Circuit, 1780-1820<div class="ExternalClass7F0A03D12C36405B9D1E60FBD5FD9B60"><p>​“The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and the Eastern Circuit, 1780-1820,” Supreme Judicial Court Historical Society (Mass.), <span style="text-decoration:underline;">1993 Annual Report</span> 55 (1994)</p></div>2596Publication
              Justice Godfrey and the RulesJustice Godfrey and the Rules<div class="ExternalClassD9E7BE10C4584697A8D866F81B94352A"><p>​“Justice Godfrey and the Rules,” 47 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> L. Rev</span>. 305 (1995)</p></div>2597Publication
              Inaugural Address: The Law as a Public ProfessionInaugural Address: The Law as a Public Profession<div class="ExternalClass147F9ABA19CC48F1B4D961E073F787AE"><p>​“Inaugural Address: The Law as a Public Profession,” 21 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> L. Rev</span>. 375 (1996)</p></div>2598Publication
              Notes for a Comparative Study of the Origins of Federalism in the United States and CanadaNotes for a Comparative Study of the Origins of Federalism in the United States and Canada<div class="ExternalClassE88D761E032F417795371A65720FA546"><p>​“Notes for a Comparative Study of the Origins of Federalism in the United States and Canada,” 15 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Arizona</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> Jour, Int’l and Comp. Law</span> 93 (1998)</p></div>2599Publication
              Legal EducationLegal Education<div class="ExternalClassD11E9914E9B849879460F14BAFAEF149"><p>​“Legal Education,” in The College Board, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Advising for Study in the United States: A Manual for Educational Advising Professionals</span> 559-62 (1998)</p></div>2600Publication
              Dr. Roark and the Daily Bugle: A Mediation Exercise for TortsDr. Roark and the Daily Bugle: A Mediation Exercise for Torts<div class="ExternalClassDCD701F71E74409EB65929C16C33D836"><p>​“Dr. Roark and the Daily Bugle: A Mediation Exercise for Torts,” in L. Riskin, J. Westbrook, and J. Levin, Instructors’ Manual to accompany <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Dispute Resolution and Lawyers, Abridged</span> 449-60 (1998)</p></div>2601Publication
              Biographical sketches of Robert Auchmuty, Benjamin Chew, Wyseman Clagett, Jeremiah Gridley, Charles Hamlin, Samuel Quincy, Chambers Russell, David Sewall, Stephen Sewall, and William TudorBiographical sketches of Robert Auchmuty, Benjamin Chew, Wyseman Clagett, Jeremiah Gridley, Charles Hamlin, Samuel Quincy, Chambers Russell, David Sewall, Stephen Sewall, and William Tudor<div class="ExternalClass6DA97F7F802F47AFB9C48F369D4E3E38"><p>​Biographical sketches of Robert Auchmuty, Benjamin Chew, Wyseman Clagett, Jeremiah Gridley, Charles Hamlin, Samuel Quincy, Chambers Russell, David Sewall, Stephen Sewall, and William Tudor, in <span style="text-decoration:underline;">American National Biography</span> (Oxford University Press,1999)</p></div>2602Publication
              Quebec, Canada, and the First Nations: The Problem of SecessionQuebec, Canada, and the First Nations: The Problem of Secession<div class="ExternalClassAEFB8BC84D7040B58417E7A78D9E221E"><p>​Quebec, Canada, and the First Nations: The Problem of Secession,” 23 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> L. Rev</span>. 709 (1999)</p></div>2603Publication
              The Silver Oar and More: Henry J. Bourguignon as Legal HistorianThe Silver Oar and More: Henry J. Bourguignon as Legal Historian<div class="ExternalClass01E8F211FCD94C21BD74F0E7DD1F8298"><p>​“The Silver Oar and More: Henry J. Bourguignon as Legal Historian,” 31 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">U. Toledo L. Rev</span>. 185 (2000)</p></div>2604Publication
              American Federalism, the Separation of Powers, and American Environmental LawAmerican Federalism, the Separation of Powers, and American Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClassC6C9E5ECD3354DD3A839EF0A59AB6CF2"> “American Federalism, the Separation of Powers, and American Environmental Law,” in <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Proceedings of the International Summer Forest Environmental Law School</span> 3-24 (2000).​ </div>2605Publication
              Election 2000: The Disease and the CureElection 2000: The Disease and the Cure<div class="ExternalClass73750A9C317244E8AA2B5B0D83A382F2"><p>​“Election 2000: The Disease and the Cure,” 27 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont Bar Jour</span>., no. 2, p. 53-54 (2001), and 16 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Loquitur</span> , no. 2, p. 10-13 (2001)</p></div>2606Publication
              Thoughts on Decanal RecidivismThoughts on Decanal Recidivism<div class="ExternalClassF53FD2B0433E469189DC3DD0CDB3D6B2"><p>​“Thoughts on Decanal Recidivism,” 33 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">U. Toledo L. Rev</span>. 269 (2001)</p></div>2607Publication
              Access to Justice: The Problem of Law Student DebtAccess to Justice: The Problem of Law Student Debt<div class="ExternalClass84E684C7168C46A99914CEB6BAD02A8C"><p>​“Access to Justice:<span> </span>The Problem of Law Student Debt,” 30 <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> Bar Jour</span>., No. 1, p. 28-29 (2004)</p></div>2608Publication
              John Adams: Patriot LawyerJohn Adams: Patriot Lawyer<div class="ExternalClassEF280D085AF947069F7349C1959EBC63"><p>​“John Adams: Patriot Lawyer,” in Norman Gross, ed., <span style="text-decoration:underline;">America’s Lawyer Presidents: From Law Office to Oval Office</span> 6-17 (N.W. Univ.Press/ABA Museum of Law, 2004)</p></div>2609Publication
              Lingle and Kelo: The Accidental Tourist in Canada and NAFTA-LandLingle and Kelo: The Accidental Tourist in Canada and NAFTA-Land<div class="ExternalClass9FA7D1A9BF59495082C2A4B30E4BB9FE"> “<em>Lingle</em> and <em>Kelo</em>: The Accidental Tourist in Canada and NAFTA-Land,” in <span style="text-decoration:underline;">The Supreme Court and Takings: Four Essays</span> 62-83 (Vermont Law School, [2006]). </div>2610Publication
              Vermont by Design: Next StepsVermont by Design: Next Steps<div class="ExternalClassC757E2AFBA8C4DBFB78E8C7FAC621D76"> <em>Vermont by Design: Next Steps</em>, report of the Land Use Institute’s February 2006 conference, with an implementation plan for the conference recommendations, published and distributed in August 2006.​ </div>2611Publication
              The Supreme Court and the Clean Water Act: Five EssaysThe Supreme Court and the Clean Water Act: Five Essays<div class="ExternalClass8616AA83FE324DB8AD218ED6C195BECB"><p>​Edited, with Introduction, The Supreme Court and the Clean Water Act: Five Essays (Vermont Law School, Land Use Institute, 2007), and online in Vermont Journal of Environmental Law</p></div>2612Publication
              Common Law: United States LawCommon Law: United States Law<div class="ExternalClass834E2BD9133041DA8FD0DC22B6C0C603"><p>​Article, “Common Law: United States Law,” in 2 S. Katz, ed., <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Oxford</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> International Encyclopedia of Legal History</span> 82-85 (Oxford University Press, 2009)</p></div>2613Publication
              Biographical sketches of Charles Jackson (1775-1855), Joel Parker (1795-1875), Isaac Parker (1768-1830), Theophilus Parsons, Jr. (1797-1882), and Mark DeWolfe Howe (1906-1967)Biographical sketches of Charles Jackson (1775-1855), Joel Parker (1795-1875), Isaac Parker (1768-1830), Theophilus Parsons, Jr. (1797-1882), and Mark DeWolfe Howe (1906-1967)<div class="ExternalClass71F110122BD840BABEDB2B3735E73160"><p>​Biographical sketches of Charles Jackson (1775-1855), Joel Parker (1795-1875), Isaac Parker (1768-1830), Theophilus Parsons, Jr. (1797-1882), and Mark DeWolfe Howe (1906-1967) in R. Newman, ed., <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law</span> 276, 286, 414-16, 418-419 (Yale<span> </span>University Press, 2009)</p></div>2615Publication
              Wroth on Vermont Rules of Professional ConductWroth on Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct<div class="ExternalClassE6F7B422CBE14C308DFE970A4821001D"><p>​"Wroth on Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct" in LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analysis, 2009 Emerging Issues 4536 (November 2009)</p></div>2616Publication
              Joint McGill-Vermont Law School Workshop WaterJoint McGill-Vermont Law School Workshop Water<div class="ExternalClass0938F37C514241CAAC2003F45562E0E2"><p>​Introduction, Joint McGill-Vermont Law School Workshop Water, 34 Vt. L. Rev. 855 (2010)</p></div>2617Publication
              Hold Back the Sea: The Common Law and the ConstitutionHold Back the Sea: The Common Law and the Constitution<div class="ExternalClass1671349E5663457487EB272E31B41334"><p>​“Hold Back the Sea:<span> </span>The Common Law and the Constitution,” Introduction to <em>Stop the Beach Renourishment</em>: Essay Reflections from <em>Amici Curiae</em>, 35 <span style="font-variant:small-caps;">Vt. L. Rev. </span>413 (2010)</p></div>2618Publication
              Six Flags over Champlain: Starting Points for a Comparative AnalysisSix Flags over Champlain: Starting Points for a Comparative Analysis<div class="ExternalClass4252E550375C4CE0AB566463779CD0B7"><p>​“Six Flags over Champlain: Starting Points for a Comparative Analysis,” 38 <em>Journal of Great Lakes Research </em>167 (2012)</p></div>http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S03801330110005172619Publication
              Achieving Environmental Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change: A Joint Cross-Border Conference on SustainabilityAchieving Environmental Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change: A Joint Cross-Border Conference on Sustainability<div class="ExternalClass30620B7C1C434FF2A9FEC9F621AE340F"><p>Introduction, "Achieving Environmental Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change: A Joint Cross-Border Conference on Sustainability" 13 VT. JOUR. ENVI. LAW 417 (2012)</p></div>2620Publication
              Six Flags Revisited: Coastal Zone Management or Marine Spatial Planning for Lake Champlain?Six Flags Revisited: Coastal Zone Management or Marine Spatial Planning for Lake Champlain?<div class="ExternalClass1365C6F5FEE0434CA7A6CF80BD40FFFE"> "Six Flags Revisited: Coastal Zone Management or Marine Spatial Planning for Lake Champlain?," 13 VT. JOUR. ENVI. LAW 489 (2012).​ </div>2621Publication
              Maine Rules of Civil ProcedureMaine Rules of Civil Procedure<div class="ExternalClass4A247FBA0C324F40A81A3BC9D6794425"><p>​Various amendments, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine Rules of Civil Procedure</span>, with Advisory Committee's Notes, West, Maine Reporter, 1966-1996</p></div>2622Publication
              Vermont Rules of Civil and Appellate ProcedureVermont Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure<div class="ExternalClass84F9347668814C73B9D30088E85FD871"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure</span> (1971) with Reporter's Notes and various amendments, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vt. Stat. Ann</span>. (2000), Supp. 2011</p></div>2623Publication
              Expert Witness for the United States on the history of admiralty law and English and American law in the colonial periodExpert Witness for the United States on the history of admiralty law and English and American law in the colonial period<div class="ExternalClass0FB473DE64FE41DEB8150EAB04E0274C"><p>​Prepared testimony as expert witness for the United States on the history of admiralty law and English and American law in the colonial period, before the Special Master in United States v. Maine (Atlantic seabed title case), 420 U.S. 515 (1975), 1972</p></div>2624Publication
              The Law of Maritime Personal Injury as applied to Commercial FishermanThe Law of Maritime Personal Injury as applied to Commercial Fisherman<div class="ExternalClass99DDF798FF264F09BB57D54E4FA16EC4"><p>​Coauthor, with Richard W. Smith, "The Law of Maritime Personal Injury as applied to Commercial Fisherman," a working paper for the Ad Hoc Committee on Commercial Fishing Vessel Insurance of the National Marine Fisheries Service, United States Department of Commerce, 1973</p></div>2625Publication
              Vermont Rules of Criminal ProcedureVermont Rules of Criminal Procedure<div class="ExternalClass520A4058381C4E2DA1B2B59C2194CBAF"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> Rules of Criminal Procedure</span> (1973) with Reporter's Notes and various amendments, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vt.</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> Stat. Ann</span>. (2003), Supp. 2011</p></div>2626Publication

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              Hold Back the Sea: The Common Law and the ConstitutionHold Back the Sea: The Common Law and the Constitution<div class="ExternalClass15870218A04647D79F3CB69A2ABD6ABB"><p>​Organized, planned, and presented a brief paper entitled "Hold Back the Sea: The Common Law and the Constitution" at, the "Workshop on Water" conducted jointly by LUI with the McGill Faculty of Law at VLS on October 24, 2009</p></div>2565Presentation
              Statewide PlanningStatewide Planning<div class="ExternalClass45ED15E67A924F2ABEE1C22E06DECB82"><p>​Planned, moderated, and spoke at a panel on statewide planning at a conference to celebrate the 40th anniversary of ct 250 cosponsored by the Land Use Institute, the Vermont Attorney General's office, and the Vermont Bar Association and held in the House Chamber at the Vermont State House, Montpelier, on October 21, 2009</p></div>2566Presentation
              The View from South of the BorderThe View from South of the Border<div class="ExternalClass315CD6E1078B46A791C3A1F30465C2FA"><p>​Participated in a panel entitled "The View from South of the Border" as part of a symposium on "Innovation in Legal Education: Ideas for the 21st Century" held at Ryerson University, Toronto, to explore issues pertinent to the possible development of a law school at Ryerson, November 25, 2008</p></div>http://www.ryerson.ca/law/Summary%20Notes%20Ryerson%20Law%20Symposium%20final%20jan26-09.pdf2567Presentation
              The Multinational Practice of Law: Its Impact on North American Legal EducationThe Multinational Practice of Law: Its Impact on North American Legal Education<div class="ExternalClass4C27F3656AE94718B3A1E6F9C6D29D0E"><p>​Presentation on "The Multinational Practice of Law: Its Impact on North American Legal Education," as part of a panel entitled "Faculties of Law under Pressure: Internationalization, Professional Constraints, and Globalization," at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers, Montreal, May 27, 2008</p></div>2568Presentation
              Canada and Mexico: Their UN Diplomatic Agendas and North American Cross-Border Practice and the Law SchoolsCanada and Mexico: Their UN Diplomatic Agendas and North American Cross-Border Practice and the Law Schools<div class="ExternalClass957656D3358F43BBB4E749CA3BBF8DF0"><p>​Organized, moderated, and participated in two programs of the AALS Section on North American Cooperation, "Canada and Mexico: Their UN Diplomatic Agendas" and "North American Cross-Border Practice and the Law Schools" at the AALS Annual Meeting, January 5 and 6, 2008</p></div>2569Presentation
              Ethics 2000 Comes to VermontEthics 2000 Comes to Vermont<div class="ExternalClass7933DF1FF0DE4BE9BF991CE96356363D"><p>​Organized, prepared materials for, and moderated a program entitled "Ethics 2000 Comes to Vermont," at the Vermont Bar Association annual meeting on September 25, 2009-a review of the recent substantial amendments to the Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct, for which I was Reporter.</p></div>2570Presentation
              What's New with the RulesWhat's New with the Rules<div class="ExternalClass52AD3D70203F470F84B8DED9FC9ECA00"><p>​Organized, prepared materials for, and moderated programs on "What's New with the Rules" at the September and March Vermont Bar Association meetings, September 2007-September 2009</p></div>2571Presentation
              Energy and Land Use: Merging the Regulatory StreamsEnergy and Land Use: Merging the Regulatory Streams<div class="ExternalClass9A3C47EBE477474A9F00A1FC29EDBFCC"><p>​Co-moderated working group sessions bringing together utility regulators and executives and land use regulators and developers at VLS on October 23, and November 28, 2007, as part of a joint Land Use Institute-Institute for Energy and the Environment project, "Energy and Land Use: Merging the Regulatory Streams"</p></div>2572Presentation
              Where Do We Go from Here?Where Do We Go from Here?<div class="ExternalClass8851C32CF9F54A6FB188CB0DBE7FFC24"><p>​Introduced program, panelists, and keynote speaker and participated in the final panel, "Where Do We Go from Here?", Northeast Conference on Flood Hazards, Liability and Opportunities, jointly sponsored by the Land Use Institute with the Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission, the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, and the Vermont League of Cities and Towns, at VLS, October 15, 2007</p></div>2573Presentation
              Vermont Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure and Rules for Family ProceedingsVermont Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure and Rules for Family Proceedings<div class="ExternalClass855D4109D5CA42F98D156E719DBC7EBF"><p>​Presenter on recent amendments to the Vermont Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure and Rules for Family Proceedings at a session of the Legislative Committee on Judicial Rules in Montpelier, VT, on August 15, 2013</p></div>2574Presentation
              3rd Annual Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship3rd Annual Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship<div class="ExternalClass71BEAFD07D7F4DF6951C9C8881640AA6"><p>​Moderator, the 3rd Annual Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship, Vermont Law School, October 11, 2013</p></div>2575Presentation
              Presentation to the Legislative Committee on Judicial RulesPresentation to the Legislative Committee on Judicial Rules<div class="ExternalClass8B41088CDFBE46CCB01803643FAD9395"><p><a href="http://www.vermontlaw.edu/directory/person?name=Wroth%2cKinvin">​Kinvin Wroth</a> appeared before the Legislative Committee on Judicial Rules to make a presentation on pending amendments to the Vermont Rules for Family Proceedings, the Vermont Rules for Public Access to Court Records, the Vermont Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Vermont Rules of Probate Procedure on December 2, 2014.</p></div>3228Presentation
              E4A Law and Governance 2016E4A Law and Governance 2016<div class="ExternalClass8F977DBB7B904BB1B9AC69A02A1CA4B0"><p>Participated by video link in a Montreal meeting of the E4A Law and Governance group with members of the McGill Faculty of Law on November 15, 2016.​</p></div>3555Presentation
              Vermont Legislative Committee on Judicial Rules Vermont Legislative Committee on Judicial Rules <div class="ExternalClass31FACBD61469469FA736CFAE7FE8E3A7"><p>Appeared before the Vermont Legislative Committee on Judicial Rules in Montpelier to present pending amendments to the Vermont Rules of Civil and Probate Procedure and Rules for Family Proceedings on November 28, 2016.</p></div>3556Presentation

              Awards & Accomplishments

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              passage of College Cost Reduction and Access Actpassage of College Cost Reduction and Access Act<div class="ExternalClass822EE2023D0344D289E55A97812E988F"><p>​Recognized and honored with others at the January 2008 meeting of the AALS House of Representatives and Association luncheon for efforts leading to passage of College Cost Reduction and Access Act, which provides student loan relief for law students and others in public service employment</p></div>2538Award, Honor or Grant
              legal scholarship, judicial system, and public servicelegal scholarship, judicial system, and public service<div class="ExternalClass8DA075511F9045D19071EF5B376BBD3B"><p>​Honored for contributions to legal scholarship, judicial system, and public service by American Judicature Society, Maine State Bar Association, Maine Bar Foundation, Maine Civil Liberties Union, and Maine Trial Judges Association</p></div>2539Award, Honor or Grant
              Littleton-Griswold PrizeLittleton-Griswold Prize<div class="ExternalClassBA7F3161EDD64FD7964D45E86B6936DE"><p>​Co-recipient, Littleton-Griswold Prize, American Historical Association, 1966, for Legal Papers of John Adams</p></div>2540Award, Honor or Grant
              Maine Supreme Judicial Court's rules advisory committeesMaine Supreme Judicial Court's rules advisory committees<div class="ExternalClass413B5B522111465CBCDAE247466EBA95"><p>​Consultant to five of Maine Supreme Judicial Court's rules advisory committees, 1967–96</p></div>2564Award, Honor or Grant

               

               

               

               

              Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Board of DirectorsCenter for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Board of Directors<div class="ExternalClassF1B4BB5D3881468B9BCEBEAE7E6D8590"><p>​Member, Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Board of Directors, 2003–05</p></div>2542Affiliation
              Vermont Supreme Court's Access to Justice Committee and CoalitionVermont Supreme Court's Access to Justice Committee and Coalition<div class="ExternalClass24BE90E0AB804739B5CE38CB2A477D5A"><p>​Member and Secretary, Vermont Supreme Court's Access to Justice Committee and Coalition, since 1999</p></div>2543Affiliation
              Association of Vermont Independent CollegesAssociation of Vermont Independent Colleges<div class="ExternalClassEA85B8F5445D46D8AC587C6A926DFC78"><p>​Chair, President's Assembly, Association of Vermont Independent Colleges, 2002–04</p></div>2547Affiliation
              Commission on the Future of Vermont's Justice SystemCommission on the Future of Vermont's Justice System<div class="ExternalClass99006E1DC59E409F8032C0B9D5E8501D"><p>​Member, Commission on the Future of Vermont's Justice System, 1998</p></div>2550Affiliation
              Independent Law Schools Committee, legal education section, American Bar AssociationIndependent Law Schools Committee, legal education section, American Bar Association<div class="ExternalClass17AA748BDA7D4A988E2ADB2FC5966967"><p>​Chair, Independent Law Schools Committee, Legal Education Section, American Bar Association, 2001–04</p></div>2552Affiliation
              government relations committee, Association of American Law Schoolsgovernment relations committee, Association of American Law Schools<div class="ExternalClassD4DA979CCF424CB5BAC933D0F08745AE"><p>​Chair, Government Relations Committee, Association of American Law Schools, 2001–03 and since 2007</p></div>2553Affiliation
              numerous ABA, AALS, and New England Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation teams numerous ABA, AALS, and New England Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation teams <div class="ExternalClassFFB1D902E7A44BD1BCCDCAEE1B501C3F"><p>​Member or Chair, numerous ABA, AALS, and New England Association of Schools and Colleges accreditation teams since 1983</p></div>2554Affiliation
              AALS Canadian-American (now North American) cooperation sectionAALS Canadian-American (now North American) cooperation section<div class="ExternalClassA356B3FA27454F18A2221493AC6FE749"><p>​Chair, AALS Canadian-American (now North American) Cooperation Section, 1983–84, 1991, 1994 and 2007</p></div>2555Affiliation
              American Law InstituteAmerican Law Institute<div class="ExternalClass9A4B615A3EC94461BD4B5603D2DB6485"><p>​Elected Member, American Law Institute, since 1989</p></div>2556Affiliation
              American Bar FoundationAmerican Bar Foundation<div class="ExternalClass915BA3D7E2A2437F824AADA6CDBDBFF6"><p>​Fellow, American Bar Foundation, since 1994</p></div>2557Affiliation
              Steering Committee, Maine Commission on Legal NeedsSteering Committee, Maine Commission on Legal Needs<div class="ExternalClassE3C0CAB0133A456BAA58CEDDB69CF034"><p>​Chair, Steering Committee, Maine Commission on Legal Needs, 1989–90</p></div>2558Affiliation
              Alternative Dispute Resolution task force, Commission to Study the Future of Maine's CourtsAlternative Dispute Resolution task force, Commission to Study the Future of Maine's Courts<div class="ExternalClass242BA14910E2447AA4A50C0B2261EEE4"><p>​Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Task Force, Commission to Study the Future of Maine's Courts, 1991–93</p></div>2559Affiliation
              Maine Bar FoundationMaine Bar Foundation<div class="ExternalClassA5624521DB35438DB5094DD9E10A78E9"><p>​Officer, and President, 1988, Maine Bar Foundation, 1983–87</p></div>2560Affiliation
              Pine Tree Legal AssistancePine Tree Legal Assistance<div class="ExternalClass80B551F40E384ACF8EEE07AEFE1F6740"><p>​Member, board of directors, Pine Tree Legal Assistance, 1985–95</p></div>2561Affiliation
              Legal History Section, Association of American Law SchoolsLegal History Section, Association of American Law Schools<div class="ExternalClass06D5156C34944A56A63C74C58DA7633B"><p>​Chair, Legal History Section, Association of American Law Schools, 1980</p></div>2562Affiliation