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Vermont Law School Team Makes Top 3 in National Environmental Law Moot Court CompetitionThree students from Vermont Law School advanced to the final round of the 2015 Jeffrey G. Miller Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition (NELMCC), one of only three teams to do so of the 62 who participated in the competition Feb. 19-21 at Pace 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-02-25T05:00:00Z202<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/MootCourtCompTeamVLSFeb2015.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Problems, Future of College Sports Subject of March 19 Panel at Vermont Law SchoolThe Sports Law Institute (SLI) at Vermont Law School will present "Is Amateurism Dead and Professionalism Inevitable? Envisioning the Future of College Sports," a panel discussion from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in Chase Community Center 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-02-24T05:00:00Z201<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/drakelogo_revised.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Death Penalty Lawyer David Dow Reviews Phil Meyer’s ‘Storytelling for Lawyers’ for Vermont Law Review; Calls Book ‘A Master Class’Award-winning author David R. Dow, death penalty lawyer and University of Houston Law Center professor, joins critics and legal scholars in giving high praise for “Storytelling for Lawyers,” a new book about the central role of narrative in litigation by Vermont Law School Professor Philip N. Meyer. 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-02-16T05:00:00Z198<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/download.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
New Vermont Law School Summer Programs Open to Undergraduate StudentsTwo new Vermont Law School summer programs, one in environmental advocacy and one in legal technology, are open to undergraduate students, providing them with a unique opportunity to learn from nationally recognized faculty at the school's Environmental Law Center and Center for Legal Innovation.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-02-09T05:00:00Z197
Vermont Law School Mourns Passing of Keniston Merrill, TrusteeVermont Law School mourns the passing of Keniston P. Merrill, who served as a VLS trustee from 1992-2002. Merrill died peacefully with his family at his side on Jan. 26 in Woodstock.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-02-02T05:00:00Z196
VLS Center for Legal Innovation Preps for LegalTech 2015 in NYCStudents and faculty from the Center for Legal Innovation (CLI) at Vermont Law School will attend LegalTech New York Feb. 3-5, marking the fifth year that VLS represents at the largest annual legal technology event in 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-30T05:00:00Z195<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/header-e1421800738201.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Vermont Law School Seeks Applicants for 2015 Summer Media Fellowships​Vermont Law School, the nation's premier environmental law school, seeks applications from qualified environmental journalists for its 2015 Summer Media Fellowships.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-26T05:00:00Z191
Vermont Law Students Present ‘Vagina Monologues’ Feb. 13Vermont Law School students will host a V-Day event with playwright Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in Chase Community Center on the VLS campus. Event proceeds will benefit Safeline, a local nonprofit that works to end physical, emotional, and sexual violence.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-23T05:00:00Z190<img alt="" height="527" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/vday2015.png" width="900" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
EarthRights International Director Discusses 'Earth Rights v. Corporate Rights' Jan. 26 at Vermont Law School ​EarthRights International Director Katie Redford will present "Earth Rights v. Corporate Rights: How the Rise of Corporate Power Threatens Human Rights and the Planet" during Vermont Law School's annual Sterry R. Waterman Lecture.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-20T05:00:00Z189
Memoir ‘Angels by the River’ Explores Race Relations, Civil Rights, EnvironmentalismAuthor Gus Speth discusses new book Jan. 22 at Vermont Law SchoolGP0|#ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38;L0|#0ed7f8cda-6065-4792-a26a-43cc5bc34d38|Press Release;GTSet|#ab900a8a-233b-4478-b62d-e61857e186fb;GPP|#fce88a62-61b7-435e-b14b-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-16T05:00:00Z188<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/AngelsByTheRiver_cover1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Elon’s Faith Rivers James to Deliver Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote at Vermont Law SchoolFaith Rivers James, recognized for her work to preserve heir property ownership in the black community and associate dean at Elon University School of Law, will lead the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-12T05:00:00Z187<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/01269r.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Texas A&M Student Wins Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Writing Competition with ‘Locomotives v. Local Motives’​The Vermont Journal of Environmental Law at Vermont Law School today announced Matthew J. McGowan '15 of Texas A&M University School of Law the winner of its first annual national White River Environmental Law Writing Competition.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-09T05:00:00Z186
Energy Clinic Focuses on Community Solar ProjectsThe Energy Clinic at Vermont Law School, the first of its kind in the country, takes a community-minded approach by helping locals develop solar projects that yield both environmental and economic benefits. 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-01-08T05:00:00Z185<img alt="" height="450" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/FullSizeRender.jpg" width="600" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/cafs/vandanashiva_200.jpg" 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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/cafs/carrots.jpg" 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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/Grasso-Mihaly-signing-8097.jpg" 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="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/news/browner-ph.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />

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