USDA Increases Grant Funding to Nearly $1.5 Million for Innovative National Food Policy and Law Projects at Vermont Law School​VLS Center for Agriculture and Food Systems partners with Public Health Law Center, Rudd Center on state, local food policy innovations​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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-10-05T04:00:00Z289
First-Ever ‘Legithon’ at Vermont State House Nov. 13-15​​General Assembly, Vermont Law School, Gruter Institute, Kauffman Foundation present hands-on weekend for legal innovation in support of economic development ​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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-10-01T04:00:00Z288
Water Quality Focus of Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Symposium Oct. 23 at VLS​Environmental law experts look at impact of TMDL regs on Chesapeake Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Lake Champlain​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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-09-28T04:00:00Z287<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Berkeley’s Holly Doremus 2015 Honorary Speaker at Vermont Law School Colloquium on Environmental ScholarshipThe Environmental Law Center at Vermont Law School will welcome Holly Doremus, a leading scholar and teacher in the areas of environmental law, natural resources law, and law and science, as the honorary speaker at the sixth annual Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship, Saturday, Oct. 3, at 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-09-25T04:00:00Z286
Vermont Law School Partners with Yunnan University School of Law in China A delegation from Yunnan University School of Law in China visited Vermont Law School today, signing an agreement with VLS to collaborate on programs that will expand educational opportunities for students from both schools and promote exchange between faculty members.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-09-17T04:00:00Z285<img alt="" height="960" src="" width="1440" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
500-KW Solar Project Under Way to Meet Over Half of Vermont Law School’s Electric Energy NeedsA 500-kilowatt solar photovoltaic project under construction on Gee Hill Road in South Royalton will meet over half of Vermont Law School’s current electric energy requirement while reducing its carbon footprint, 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-09-15T04:00:00Z284
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,, 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="" 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="" 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, The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School today launched a new food labeling website,, 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="" 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="" 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