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Vermont Law School Renames China Program 'U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law'​​​​​​​​The U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law at Vermont Law School is pleased to announce it is changing its name to the U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law (PEL). The change comes at a time when the program is broadening its geographic focus and incorporating new partners, projects and opportunities.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-09-29T04:00:00Z129<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/us-asia-partnerships/US_ASIA_LOGO.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Transgender Rights, Criminal Justice Issues Headline Oct. 3 Vermont Law Review Symposium​Lawyers, scholars and activists who fight injustice will present at the 14th annual Vermont Law Review Symposium, "Recognizing Injustice: From Social Movements to Legal Reform," Friday, Oct. 3, in Chase Community Center on the Vermont Law School campus.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-09-23T04:00:00Z127<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Law%20Review%20Symp%202014.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Sen. Leahy to Announce $759,000 in USDA Funding for Vermont Law School Center for Agriculture and Food Systems; Press Conference Wednesday, Sept. 24U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., will be at Vermont Law School at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, to announce $759,000 in U.S. Department of Agriculture funding for a three-year partnership between the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at VLS and the National Agricultural Library (NAL).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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-09-23T04:00:00Z128<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/OfficialPhotoBanner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
VLS Enviro Clinic, Students See ‘Huge Step Forward’ in Montana Coal Case; Prepare to Depose Arch Coal, BNSF Execs The years-long work of student clinicians and attorneys at the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) at Vermont Law School continues to pay off in their case against a new railroad and coal mine proposed for Montana's Powder River Basin, a region marked by massive coal deposits and vulnerable to environmental degradation.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-09-18T04:00:00Z126<img alt="The Powder River Basin is nestled in remote eastern Montana and Wyoming. Photo Credit: EcoFlight" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Powder-River-Basin-horizon-coal-wyoming-powder-river-basin-coal-3coflight-2-300x225.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law School Panelists Look at Supreme Court Decisions on Constitution Day, Sept. 17Vermont Law School legal experts will discuss recent high-profile U.S. Supreme Court decisions during a panel presentation from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in Chase Community Center on the VLS campus. 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-09-15T04:00:00Z125
Ann Kirby: VLS Student’s Work with Defense in Leon Brown, Henry McCollum Case ‘Invaluable’A Vermont Law School student spent the summer shadowing a North Carolina lawyer in a case where two innocent men finally saw justice after 31 years in prison on a rape and murder conviction—making international headlines and forever changing the lives of the defendants and their defense team.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-09-11T04:00:00Z124<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Chris%20Knowles.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Transgender Advocate, Model Geena Rocero to Speak at Vermont Law School Thursday, Sept. 11​​Internationally renowned transgender advocate and model Geena Rocero will speak to the greater Vermont Law School community about gender rights issuesGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-09-10T04:00:00Z123
VT Incarcerated Women's Initiative summit Sept. 30 at Vermont Law ​Legislators, legal professionals and criminal justice advocates will discuss issues involving incarcerated women in Vermont at a summit Tuesday, Sept. 30, in Chase Community Center on the Vermont Law School campus.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-09-08T04:00:00Z122
Vermont Law Student to Present at International Energy Conference; Focus on Russia, LNG Export Market​A Vermont Law School student will join leaders in finance, government and academia in examining issues central to the international energy policy debate during the upcoming British Institute of Energy Economics conference, "Balancing Competing Energy Policy Goals," Sept. 17-18 at St. John's College, Oxford.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-09-02T04:00:00Z121<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/BennettResnik.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Remembrance Ceremony for Cheryl Hanna Sept. 4 at Vermont Law School​A remembrance ceremony for Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, in Chase Community Center on the VLS campus. Professor Hanna, 48, passed away Sunday, July 27, at her Burlington, Vt., home.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-08-28T04:00:00Z120<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/CherylHannaVLS.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law Celebrates Renowned Artist George LawrenceReception Saturday, Aug. 23; Exhibit through Sept. 28​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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-08-20T04:00:00Z119<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/George%20Lawrence%20Retrospective.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Sponsors National Writing CompetitionGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-08-14T04:00:00Z118
Vermont Law 1st Official Bee-Friendly, Neonicotinoid Pesticide-Free Campus in NationGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-08-07T04:00:00Z117<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/campus%20art%20shot%20leaves.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Governor, VLS President, Faculty Share Memories of Former Dean Shields; Memorial Service Set for August 16GP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-08-06T04:00:00Z116
Vermont Law School Mourns Former Dean Jeff ShieldsGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-08-04T04:00:00Z115
Cheryl Hanna’s Legacy: Statement by VLS President Marc MihalyGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-07-31T04:00:00Z114
Vermont Law School Mourns Professor Cheryl HannaGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-07-28T04:00:00Z113
Former Dean Shields, Wife Genie Give Home to Vermont Law​Former Vermont Law School Dean Jeff Shields and wife Genie Shields have made a gift to the school of their Tunbridge home, President and Dean Marc Mihaly announced today. The funds from any future sale of the home will be considered an unrestricted gift to VLS, as per the Shields’ wish.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-07-23T04:00:00Z112<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Shields07%280%29.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Smarter, Greener Grid Provides Insight to Meet EPA Climate Rules​A new book co-authored by a Vermont Law School energy expert and a recent graduate has the attention of state regulators and environmental professionals as it focuses on policies needed to meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s new climate rules.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-07-15T04:00:00Z111<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/community/_V5A2394_720x480_72_RGB.jpg" width="720" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law Rubin Fellows Look at Environmental JusticeTwo Vermont Law School students are spending the summer focused on environmental justice after being awarded fellowships for work with the nonprofit Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) and the Office of the New York State Attorney General.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-07-11T04:00:00Z110
Vermont Law School Joins Lawyers for AmericaVermont Law School has partnered with Lawyers for America (LFA) to increase public service opportunities for law students and provide greater access to justice throughout the United States.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-07-09T04:00:00Z109<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/lfalogo.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Serving the Underserved: Vermont Law School, Vermont Bar Association Launch Incubator Project​​Vermont Law School has partnered with the Vermont Bar Association to launch a project to help new lawyers establish law practices in underserved areas of Vermont.​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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-06-25T04:00:00Z105
Vermont Law Expands Distance Learning Program with Courses for JD CreditVermont Law School, ranked No. 1 in the nation for environmental law, has expanded its distance learning options to include courses for Juris Doctor (JD) credit, a move that furthers the school’s mission to extend its unique brand of legal education and commitment to advocacy to students around the world.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-06-19T04:00:00Z104
MEDIA ADVISORY: Experts Available for Comment on Food Industry Challenge to GMO Labeling LawTwo Vermont Law School faculty members, experts in food and agriculture law and policy, are available to comment on a lawsuit filed last week in federal court challenging Act 120, Vermont’s new labeling law for genetically engineered foods.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-06-16T04:00:00Z102
South Royalton Legal Clinic Honors Justice JohnsonThe South Royalton Legal Clinic (SRLC) at Vermont Law School will host a reception and plaque dedication honoring retired Vermont Supreme Court Associate Justice Denise Johnson from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 18. The event is free and 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-06-12T04:00:00Z100

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