Vermont Law School Launches New Economy Law CenterScholars and environmentalists at Vermont Law School recently launched a New Economy Law Center to explore the role of law and policy change in transitioning to a new economy.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-11-20T05:00:00Z308
Vermont Law School Delegation Prepares for COP21 in Paris​A Vermont Law School student delegation will attend the annual United Nations climate change conference, the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21), Nov. 30-Dec.11 in Paris, France.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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-11-18T05:00:00Z307
Marriage Equality, Religious Liberties Talk Nov. 9 at Vermont Law School​Willamette University Professor Steven Green will discuss the "The Manufactured Conflict between Marriage Equality and Religious Freedom" from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in Room 007, Oakes Hall, 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-10-30T04:00:00Z299
Environmental Law Society Presents 'Mountainfilm on Tour' Nov. 5 at Vermont Law SchoolThe Environmental Law Society at Vermont Law School will host "Mountainfilm on Tour," a movie night designed to educate and motivate audiences about global issues, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-10-28T04:00:00Z298
Former Vermont Gov. Douglas and Former White House Chief of Staff, N.H. Gov. Sununu at Vermont Law School Nov. 2Former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas and John Sununu, former New Hampshire governor and White House chief of staff, will discuss their recent books, time in office, and current political climate during "Governors Night Out" from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, in the 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-10-19T04:00:00Z291
SPEAK and Emerge Vermont Present 'Ready to Run' with Former Gov. Madeleine Kunin Oct. 29 at Vermont Law SchoolEmerge Vermont and SPEAK, a Vermont Law School student group committed to promoting public speaking, debate and advocacy, will welcome former Gov. Madeleine Kunin and other women in politics for "Ready to Run," a panel encouraging women to seek public office, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-10-15T04:00:00Z290<img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
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 LawMonday, Aug. 31, four Vermont groups filed an amicus curiae brief with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Vermont’s genetically engineered (GE) food labeling 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-0c9e11ca0a2c2015-09-02T04:00:00Z279
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