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, 1954802-831-1268KWROTH@vermontlaw.edu<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-f49b2d4639a1

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NAFTA and Sustainable Development: The History, Experience, and Prospects of Implementationhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2579NAFTA and Sustainable Development: The History, Experience, and Prospects of Implementation<div class="ExternalClass051DA7F506E04170AE9C1F908AB5D949"><p>​Coeditor, with Hoi Kong, <em>NAFTA and Sustainable Development: The History, Experience, and Prospects of Implementation</em>, Cambridge University Press, Spring 2014</p></div>2579Publication
Six Flags Revisited: Coastal Zone Management or Marine Spatial Planning for Lake Champlain?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2621Six Flags Revisited: Coastal Zone Management or Marine Spatial Planning for Lake Champlain?<div class="ExternalClass1365C6F5FEE0434CA7A6CF80BD40FFFE"><p>​<span style="font-size:small;">"Six Flags Revisited: Coastal Zone Management or Marine Spatial Planning for Lake Champlain?," 13 VT. JOUR. ENVI. LAW 489 (2012)</span></p></div>2621Publication
Achieving Environmental Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change: A Joint Cross-Border Conference on Sustainabilityhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2620Achieving 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 over Champlain: Starting Points for a Comparative Analysishttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2619Six 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
Hold Back the Sea: The Common Law and the Constitutionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2618Hold 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
Joint McGill-Vermont Law School Workshop Waterhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2617Joint 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
Wroth on Vermont Rules of Professional Conducthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2616Wroth 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
Vermont Rules of Probate Procedurehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2642Vermont Rules of Probate Procedure<div class="ExternalClass4AEFD7EAC6E542A4A0CBFD70B21F198E"><p>​Various amendments, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont Rules of Probate Procedure</span>, with Reporter's Notes, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vt. Stat.­Ann</span>. (2009), Supp. 2011</p></div>2642Publication
Vermont Rules of Professional Conducthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2641Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct<div class="ExternalClass5B6486ACA1524DC5BDCFBF462EDBFF7E"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont Rules of Professional Conduct</span>, amendments to conform to 2002-2003 amendments of ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, circulated for public comment, March 4, 2005; recommended to Supreme Court with revisions, January 2008; promulgated June 17, effective Sept. 1, 2009, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vt. Stat. Ann</span>. (2009), Supp. 2011</p></div>2641Publication
Vermont Code of Judicial Conducthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2639Vermont Code of Judicial Conduct<div class="ExternalClass60951CAB98BE456695BF5BA74929E69B"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont Code of Judicial Conduct</span>, A.O. 10 (1994) with Reporter's Notes and various amendments, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vt. Stat. Ann</span>. (2009), Supp. 2011</p></div>2639Publication
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)http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2615Biographical 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
Common Law: United States Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2613Common 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
The Supreme Court and the Clean Water Act: Five Essayshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2612The 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
Vermont Rules for Electronic Filinghttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2643Vermont Rules for Electronic Filing<div class="ExternalClass703398D283984F698444AA89835B10DC"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont Rules for Electronic Filing</span> and amendments to them and to the Vermont Rules of Appellate and Civil Procedure and Rules for Dissemination of Electronic Case Records promulgated at various times on and after effective October 1, 2010, as emergency rules and as permanent rules, effective October 31, 2011,<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vt. Stat. Ann.</span> (2000), Supp. 2013</p></div>2643Publication
Vermont Rules for Environmental Court Proceedingshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2640Vermont Rules for Environmental Court Proceedings<div class="ExternalClass47AAA3276B7547B0891E4F9C8A7EBF26"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont Rules for Environmental Court Proceedings</span> (2005), with Reporter’s Notes and various amendments, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vt. Stat. Ann.</span> (2000), Supp. 2011</p></div>2640Publication
Vermont Rules for Family Proceedingshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2638Vermont Rules for Family Proceedings<div class="ExternalClassFE332EF5EFBE439C9F29441357F1F3B8"><p>​Various amendments, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont Rules for Family Proceedings</span>, with Reporter's Notes, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vt.</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"> </span><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Stat. </span><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Ann</span>. (2000), Supp. 2011</p></div>2638Publication
Report of the Maine Commission on Legal Needs: An Action Plan for the 1990'shttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2637Report of the Maine Commission on Legal Needs: An Action Plan for the 1990's<div class="ExternalClass604FBAE72D8244019997EF96DFD0A680"><p>​Coauthor, with others, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Report of the Maine Commission on Legal Needs: An Action Plan for the </span><span style="text-decoration:underline;">1990's</span>, Augusta, 1990</p></div>2637Publication
Maine Code of Judicial Conducthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2636Maine Code of Judicial Conduct<div class="ExternalClass9CE897645B0141BA8E2B82180F95CF49"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine Code of Judicial Conduct</span>, and amendments, with Advisory Committee's Notes, West, Maine Reporter, 1990-1993</p></div>2636Publication
Transcript of Public Hearing on Groundwater Contamination and Leaking Underground Petroleum Storage Tankshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2635Transcript of Public Hearing on Groundwater Contamination and Leaking Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks<div class="ExternalClass91A21B1AABB84D83B084F71D1036405D"><p>​Testimony and statement on arbitration of underground petroleum pollution claims in Maine, in Transcript of Public Hearing on Groundwater Contamination and Leaking Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks, Northeast-Midwest Institute, Portland, Maine, December 7, 1985, pp. 23-32 and App. II</p></div>2635Publication
Maine Bar Admission Ruleshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2634Maine Bar Admission Rules<div class="ExternalClass3647630360F74DBA82FA42A1EA86745E"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine Bar Admission Rules</span>, and amendments, with Board notes, West, Maine Reporter, 1986, 1993</p></div>2634Publication
Maine Code of Professional Responsibility and Maine Bar Ruleshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2633Maine Code of Professional Responsibility and Maine Bar Rules<div class="ExternalClass8450A60C82B5456E8CA6A9060B8CB9AC"><p>​Various amendments, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine Code of Professional Responsibility</span> and <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine Bar Rules</span>, with Advisory Committee's and Board Notes, West, Maine Reporter, 1983-1996</p></div>2633Publication
Maine Rules of Small Claims Procedurehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2632Maine Rules of Small Claims Procedure<div class="ExternalClassC9868C6365844A3081451AF9CA729445"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine Rules of Small Claims Procedure</span>, with Advisory Committee's Notes, and various amendments, West, Maine Reporter, 1982-1989</p></div>2632Publication
Maine Rules of Probate Procedurehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2631Maine Rules of Probate Procedure<div class="ExternalClass76E194B791144416B8F127B6264CDAD0"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine Rules of Probate Procedure</span>, with Advisory Committee's Notes, and various amendments, West, Maine Reporter, 1981-1989</p></div>2631Publication
Maine Administrative Court Ruleshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2630Maine Administrative Court Rules<div class="ExternalClass30C31DA9F8CD480EBBD2CDC0900D094B"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Maine Administrative Court Rules</span>, with Advisory Committee's Notes, and various amendments, West, Maine Reporter, 1978-1993</p></div>2630Publication
Vermont Rules of Evidencehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2629Vermont Rules of Evidence<div class="ExternalClass5454636C09B34CCF885C57BB38F1A9DB"><p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vermont Rules of Evidence</span> (1983) with Reporter's Notes, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Vt. Stat. Ann</span>. (2003) (with J. Dooley)</p></div>2629Publication
Is the Common Law Dead?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2628Is the Common Law Dead?<div class="ExternalClassD235692A386C4D7797861863391FF14A"><p>​Coeditor, with Michael T. Hertz, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Is the Common Law Dead?</span>, proceedings of a conference jointly sponsored by the Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University, and the University of Maine School of Law, Halifax and Portland, 1977</p></div>2628Publication
The Electoral College and Direct Electionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2627The Electoral College and Direct Election<div class="ExternalClassCFC58E7FB75E409F86496DA5B157B189"><p>​Testimony and statement on election contests and the electoral vote, in <span style="text-decoration:underline;">The Electoral College and Direct Election</span>, Hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, 95th Cong., 1st Sess., 1977, pp. 122-132</p></div>2627Publication
Vermont Rules of Criminal Procedurehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2626Vermont 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
The Law of Maritime Personal Injury as applied to Commercial Fishermanhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2625The 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
Expert Witness for the United States on the history of admiralty law and English and American law in the colonial periodhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2624Expert 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
Vermont Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedurehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2623Vermont 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
Maine Rules of Civil Procedurehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2622Maine 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 by Design: Next Stepshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2611Vermont by Design: Next Steps<div class="ExternalClassC757E2AFBA8C4DBFB78E8C7FAC621D76"><p>​<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</p></div>2611Publication
Lingle and Kelo: The Accidental Tourist in Canada and NAFTA-Landhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2610Lingle and Kelo: The Accidental Tourist in Canada and NAFTA-Land<div class="ExternalClass9FA7D1A9BF59495082C2A4B30E4BB9FE"><p>​“<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])</p></div>2610Publication
John Adams: Patriot Lawyerhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2609John 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
Access to Justice: The Problem of Law Student Debthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2608Access 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
Thoughts on Decanal Recidivismhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2607Thoughts 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
Election 2000: The Disease and the Curehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2606Election 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
American Federalism, the Separation of Powers, and American Environmental Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2605American Federalism, the Separation of Powers, and American Environmental Law<div class="ExternalClassC6C9E5ECD3354DD3A839EF0A59AB6CF2"><p>​“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)</p></div>2605Publication
The Silver Oar and More: Henry J. Bourguignon as Legal Historianhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2604The 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
Quebec, Canada, and the First Nations: The Problem of Secessionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2603Quebec, 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
Biographical sketches of Robert Auchmuty, Benjamin Chew, Wyseman Clagett, Jeremiah Gridley, Charles Hamlin, Samuel Quincy, Chambers Russell, David Sewall, Stephen Sewall, and William Tudorhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2602Biographical 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
Dr. Roark and the Daily Bugle: A Mediation Exercise for Tortshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2601Dr. 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
Legal Educationhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2600Legal 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
Notes for a Comparative Study of the Origins of Federalism in the United States and Canadahttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2599Notes 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
Inaugural Address: The Law as a Public Professionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2598Inaugural 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
Justice Godfrey and the Ruleshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2597Justice 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
The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and the Eastern Circuit, 1780-1820http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2596The 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
Good News and Bad News: A Three-Year Progress Report on Implementation of the Legal Needs Studyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2595Good 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 Maine Connection: Massachusetts Justice Downeast, 1620-1820http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2594The 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

Presentations

Presentations

 

 

Hold Back the Sea: The Common Law and the Constitutionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2565Hold 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 Planninghttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2566Statewide 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 Borderhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2567The 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 Educationhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2568The 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 Schoolshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2569Canada 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 Vermonthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2570Ethics 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 Ruleshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2571What'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 Streamshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2572Energy 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?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2573Where 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 Proceedingshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2574Vermont 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 Scholarshiphttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=25753rd 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

Awards & Accomplishments

Awards & Accomplishments

 

 

Maine Supreme Judicial Court's rules advisory committeeshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2564Maine 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
Littleton-Griswold Prizehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2540Littleton-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
legal scholarship, judicial system, and public servicehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2539legal 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
passage of College Cost Reduction and Access Acthttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2538passage 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

 

 

Vermont Rules for Family Proceedings, the Vermont Rules of Criminal Procedure, and the Vermont Rules of Probate Procedurehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2536Vermont Rules for Family Proceedings, the Vermont Rules of Criminal Procedure, and the Vermont Rules of Probate Procedure<div class="ExternalClass20B63FC8420D4A87AEDB00B9C8E54BA9"><p>​On February 7, 2008, Professor Wroth appeared at a hearing of the Legislative Committee on Judicial Rules to discuss recently proposed and promulgated amendments to the Vermont Rules for Family Proceedings, the Vermont Rules of Criminal Procedure, and the Vermont Rules of Probate Procedure</p></div>2536Media Contribution

 

 

AALS Canadian-American (now North American) cooperation sectionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2555AALS 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
Alternative Dispute Resolution task force, Commission to Study the Future of Maine's Courtshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2559Alternative 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
American Bar Foundationhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2557American Bar Foundation<div class="ExternalClass915BA3D7E2A2437F824AADA6CDBDBFF6"><p>​Fellow, American Bar Foundation, since 1994</p></div>2557Affiliation
American Law Institutehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2556American Law Institute<div class="ExternalClass9A4B615A3EC94461BD4B5603D2DB6485"><p>​Elected Member, American Law Institute, since 1989</p></div>2556Affiliation
Association of Vermont Independent Collegeshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2547Association of Vermont Independent Colleges<div class="ExternalClassEA85B8F5445D46D8AC587C6A926DFC78"><p>​Chair, President's Assembly, Association of Vermont Independent Colleges, 2002–04</p></div>2547Affiliation
Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Board of Directorshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2542Center 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
Commission on the Future of Vermont's Justice Systemhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2550Commission 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 Associationhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2552Independent 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
Legal History Section, Association of American Law Schoolshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2562Legal History Section, Association of American Law Schools<div class="ExternalClass06D5156C34944A56A63C74C58DA7633B"><p>​Chair, Legal History Section, Association of American Law Schools, 1980</p></div>2562Affiliation
Maine Bar Foundationhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2560Maine Bar Foundation<div class="ExternalClassA5624521DB35438DB5094DD9E10A78E9"><p>​Officer, and President, 1988, Maine Bar Foundation, 1983–87</p></div>2560Affiliation
Pine Tree Legal Assistancehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2561Pine Tree Legal Assistance<div class="ExternalClass80B551F40E384ACF8EEE07AEFE1F6740"><p>​Member, board of directors, Pine Tree Legal Assistance, 1985–95</p></div>2561Affiliation
Steering Committee, Maine Commission on Legal Needshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2558Steering Committee, Maine Commission on Legal Needs<div class="ExternalClassE3C0CAB0133A456BAA58CEDDB69CF034"><p>​Chair, Steering Committee, Maine Commission on Legal Needs, 1989–90</p></div>2558Affiliation
Vermont Supreme Court's Access to Justice Committee and Coalitionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2543Vermont 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
government relations committee, Association of American Law Schoolshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2553government 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 http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2554numerous 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