EPA Clean Power Plan, Genetically Engineered Foods, Endangered Species Make '2015 Vermont Law Top 10 Environmental Watch List'​Environmental faculty and student editors of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law today announced publication of their annual "Vermont Law Top 10 Environmental Watch List," highlighting critical law and policy issues they believe will intensify in 2015.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-12-08T05:00:00Z177
Veterans Week Observance, Speeches at Vermont Law SchoolThe Vermont Law School community will pay tribute to U.S. military veterans during three afternoons of events during Veterans Week, from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 12 and 14, in Chase Community Center on the VLS campus. The events, sponsored by the Veterans Law Student Association at VLS, are open to the public.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-11-06T05:00:00Z144
Environmental Law Society Hosts Mountainfilm at Vermont Law School Nov. 5​The Environmental Law Society at Vermont Law School will host Mountainfilm on Tour, dedicated to educating and motivating audiences about issues that matter, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Chase Community Center on the VLS campus. The movie night, open to the public, will explore themes connected to Mountainfilm's mission of exploring cultures, preserving environments and promoting adventure.​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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-30T04:00:00Z142
'Conservation Easements and the IRS': Vermont Law School Panelists Look at 'In Perpetuity'​"In perpetuity" as it relates to conservation easements and the land trust movement is an issue people are thinking about in Vermont and across the country. An attorney with the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C., will provide the IRS perspective during two sessions, titled "Conservation Easements and the IRS," Nov. 17 at Vermont Law School and Nov. 18 in Montpelier. Sponsored by the Environmental Tax Policy Institute at VLS, the sessions are 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-30T04:00:00Z143
Students Bring Street Harassment Workshop to Vermont Law School​A street harassment workshop designed to raise awareness and empower targets and bystanders to speak out will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, in Chase Community Center at Vermont Law School. 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-29T04:00:00Z141
National Black Pre-Law Conference Awards Vermont Law School and VLS Associate Dean Jefferson for Service, Diversity OutreachThe National Black Pre-Law Conference recognized Vermont Law School and VLS Associate Dean Shirley Jefferson '86 with two service and diversity awards last week at its 10th anniversary event in Houston, Texas.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-27T04:00:00Z139
Global Food Activist Vandana Shiva at Vermont Law School Nov. 3 for "Seeds of Change: GMOs and Vermont's Labeling Law"​​International food activist and author Vandana Shiva will speak about the role of Vermont's GMO labeling law as part of a global solution to transform food systems and reverse climate crisis during a lecture at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in Chase Community Center on the Vermont Law School campus. 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-17T04:00:00Z135<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law Students Prepare for United Nations COP20 on Climate Change; Assist Myanmar DelegationA Vermont Law School student delegation will attend the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP20/CMP 10, Dec. 1-12 in Lima, Peru, and provide support to a delegation from Myanmar. This marks the third year that a VLS delegation will attend and report on the international climate summit. 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-16T04:00:00Z134
Vermont Law School Offers New Master’s Degrees in Food and Agriculture Law, PolicyThe Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School has announced two new master’s degree programs for students interested in advocacy, policy, and law to support a sustainable food shelf. 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-10T04:00:00Z133<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
World's Waste Focus of Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Symposium Oct. 24Environmental and legal experts will look at the world's trash—and what to do with it—during a daylong symposium sponsored by the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Friday, Oct. 24, 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-06T04:00:00Z132
Vermont Law School Partners with University of DelawareVermont Law School and the University of Delaware, leaders in environmental studies, have announced an articulation agreement to smooth the transition for UD graduates seeking to enroll 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-03T04:00:00Z131<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Former EPA Administrator Browner Named Vermont Law School Distinguished Environmental Law Scholar​​Vermont Law School has selected Carol Browner, former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, as the Fall 2014 Distinguished Environmental Law Scholar and keynote speaker at the fifth annual VLS Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship, Oct. 3-4.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-10-02T04:00:00Z130<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
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="" 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="" 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="" 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="" 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="" 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="" 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="" 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="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Sponsors National Writing Competition​​​​SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Aug. 13, 2014—The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law (VJEL) has announced its first annual White River Environmental Law Writing Competition, open to law students across the country for a chance to win $1,000 and publication in VJEL.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-08-14T04:00:00Z118<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law 1st Official Bee-Friendly, Neonicotinoid Pesticide-Free Campus in Nation​​​Vermont Law School has partnered with the Center for Food Safety’s BEE Protective Campaign, making it the first higher-education campus in the country to earn official neonicotinoid pesticide-free designation.​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-0c9e11ca0a2c2014-08-07T04:00:00Z117<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />