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Center for Agriculture and Food Systems Launches National Gleaning Project WebsiteThe Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School recently launched a new website, nationalgleaningproject.org, to document the work of the National Gleaning Project and serve as a guide for individuals and organizations involved in agricultural gleaning and food recovery across the country. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-09-03T04:00:00Z280
Vermont Groups Help Defend GE Food Labeling LawGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-09-02T04:00:00Z279
Energy Report Presents Sustainable Paths to Increase Use of Woody Biomass While Protecting Vermont Forests The Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE) at Vermont Law School today released a report titled “Woody Biomass: The Path Toward a Sustainable Use of Vermont’s Forests.” The report points to sustainable paths regarding the potential increase in the use of woody biomass for electricity, and suggests policies to be adopted by Vermont to ensure long-term forest health and productivity. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-08-31T04:00:00Z278
Veterans Law Student Association Hosts 1st Annual Sept. 11 Memorial 5K Run in South Royalton, VT​The Veterans Law Student Association (VLSA) at Vermont Law School invites community members to run, or walk, with VLS students during the VLSA's first annual September 11, 2001, Memorial 5K Run at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-08-28T04:00:00Z277
Vermont Law School Professor Patrick Parenteau Elected to American College of Environmental LawyersProfessor Patrick Parenteau, senior counsel at the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) at Vermont Law School and a nationally recognized leader in environmental law and policy, recently was elected to the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL), the college announced this week. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-08-27T04:00:00Z274<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Patrick_Parenteau.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law Review Symposium Examines Human Rights, Environmental Issues Sept. 25 at Vermont Law SchoolActivists, lawyers and legal scholars will explore the interconnectedness between the environment and human rights at the 15th annual Vermont Law Review Symposium, “Habitat for Human Rights: Environmental Degradation and Human Rights,” Friday, Sept. 25, in Chase Community Center at Vermont Law School. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-08-26T04:00:00Z273
Vermont Law School Senior Energy Fellow Benjamin Sovacool Receives 2015 ABA Dedication to Diversity and Justice AwardThe American Bar Association awarded its 2015 Environment, Energy, and Resources Dedication to Diversity and Justice Award to Professor Benjamin Sovacool, a senior fellow at the Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE) at Vermont Law School, during its annual meeting Aug. 2 in Chicago.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-08-05T04:00:00Z260
Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at VLS Joins Cuba-U.S. Agroecology NetworkThe Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School recently joined a diverse group of sustainable food and agriculture organizations as a founding member of the Cuba-U.S. Agroecology Network (CUSAN), CAFS Director Laurie Ristino announced today. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-07-27T04:00:00Z259
Vermont Law School Library Opens to Public​The Julien and Virginia Cornell Library at Vermont Law School will provide legal reference services to the public beginning this week, Vermont Law School President and Dean Marc Mihaly announced today.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-07-21T04:00:00Z258<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Cornell_Library_July_2015.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Mears Returns to Helm of Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Vermont Law School​Vermont Law School alumnus David Mears '91, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, will return to VLS in the fall to lead the nationally recognized Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC), VLS President and Dean Marc Mihaly announced today.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-07-16T04:00:00Z257
Center for Agriculture and Food Systems Launches Food Labeling Website, LabelsUnwrapped.org The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School today launched a new food labeling website, LabelsUnwrapped.org, the only site of its kind that explains to consumers the law behind food labels. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-07-08T04:00:00Z256
Kellogg Foundation Awards Vermont Law School $261,965 Grant for National Food Policy Reform ProjectThe Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School will receive $261,965 from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to fund a project to inform national food policy reform, CAFS announced today.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-06-25T04:00:00Z255
Takings Challenges, Hurricanes and Climate Adaptation Examined in Vermont Law ReviewThe student editors of Vermont Law Review at Vermont Law School this month announced publication of their most recent editions, Volume 39 Books 3 and 4, featuring articles on raising revenue to fund climate adaptation, litigating takings challenges to land use and environmental regulations, and other timely legal scholarship.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-06-24T04:00:00Z254
Undergraduate Students Enrolled in Pilot 'New Frontiers in Environmental Law and Policy' Summer Program at Vermont Law School​The nationally recognized Environmental Law Center (ELC) at Vermont Law School welcomed seven undergraduate students into its pilot "New Frontiers in Environmental Law and Policy" summer program, currently under way.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-06-09T04:00:00Z253<img alt="" height="960" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/0605151430b.jpg" width="1600" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law School Students Participate in Cheryl Hanna Legal Rights of Women Internship at VT Commission on WomenThe Vermont Commission on Women will welcome two Vermont Law School students as interns to assist with updating its handbook, "The Legal Rights of Women in Vermont," during a summer internship program in the late Professor Cheryl Hanna's memory.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-05-28T04:00:00Z252<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/CherylHannaVLS.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
5 Vermont Law School Students Named Schweitzer Fellows​Five Vermont Law School students are among the 2015-16 class of Albert Schweitzer Fellows who will develop and implement service projects to tackle health inequities in underserved communities.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-05-15T04:00:00Z249
Vermont Law School Offers Free ‘Hot Topics’ Lectures on Environmental IssuesThroughout the summer, Vermont Law School faculty, distinguished scholars, media fellows and others will deliver one-hour "Hot Topics" lectures on a wide range of current issues in environmental law and policy.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-05-12T04:00:00Z248
3 Environmental Journalists Named Vermont Law School Media Fellows​The Environmental Law Center at Vermont Law School has selected three journalists for its 2015 Summer Media Fellowship.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-29T04:00:00Z246
Vermont, ENRLC See GE Food Labeling Law Victory with Court’s Denial of Grocery Manufacturers Association’s Motion for Injunction ​Vermont and the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) at Vermont Law School this week saw victory for the state law requiring labeling of genetically engineered foods when a U.S. District Court judge denied the Grocery Manufacturers Association's motion for an injunction to block the law.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-28T04:00:00Z245
Elon Law and Vermont Law School Announce JD/Master of Environmental Law and Policy Dual-Degree ProgramElon University School of Law and Vermont Law School will offer a dual-degree program that enables students to earn two graduate degrees in two-and-a-half years, beginning in the fall of 2015. Students in the program will earn the Juris Doctor degree from Elon Law and the Master of Environmental Law and Policy (MELP) from Vermont Law School.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-22T04:00:00Z244<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Elon_Vermont_Law_Dual_Degree_Anne_Linehan.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
American Rivers President Discusses River Restoration April 23 at Vermont Law SchoolBob Irvin, president and CEO of American Rivers, the nation’s leading river conservation group, will discuss a new era of river restoration during a free lecture at Vermont Law School from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the Map Room of Debevoise Hall. The event is open to the public and press.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-15T04:00:00Z238<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/community/_V5A4443_720x480_72_RGB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law School’s Parenteau Discusses EPA Clean Power Plan April 14 at National Association of Environmental Professionals ConferenceVermont Law School Professor Patrick Parenteau, nationally recognized for his expertise in climate change and natural resources law, will discuss the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan during a panel discussion on climate change, Tuesday, April 14, at the 40th annual conference of the National Association of Environmental Professionals. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-10T04:00:00Z237<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Patrick_Parenteau.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law Students Screen ‘Unafraid’ for Community April 13 in Honor of Sexual Assault Awareness MonthVermont Law School students invite the public to a free screening of “Unafraid: Voices from the Crime Victims Treatment Center” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-09T04:00:00Z235
Vermont Law School Presents ‘Climate Change and Land Use Law, a Strategy to Avoid the Worst Impacts’Columbia Law School Professor Michael Gerrard will discuss potential changes to land use and environmental laws to prevent the most dire climate change outcomes during a free lecture at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in Chase Community Center at Vermont Law School. GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-03T04:00:00Z233<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Gerrard_Mike.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Study: Vermont Law School Contributes $30.5 Million in Direct Expenditures, 376 jobs to Vermont EconomyVermont Law School contributed $30.5 million in direct expenditures to the Vermont economy and generated 376 jobs in 2014, reports a study detailing the economic impact of the institution released today by VLS.GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-04-01T04:00:00Z231

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