The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program regularly hosts a free guest speaker lecture series once a month during the academic year. Participants bring their unique experiences and perspectives to an audience of students, alumni and faculty.

FALL 2013:

August 29, 2013: Professor Alex Gardner, The University of Western Australia
“Climate Change and Water Resources Law: A Looming Adaptation Crisis”

PowerPoint Presentation: Gardner_Climate_Change_and_Water_Resources_Law.pdf
References: Gardner_Climate_Change_and_Water_Resources_Law_References.pdf

PAST EVENTS:

Past roster of speakers have included:

September 2010: John Carver and Rebecca Watson, “Working at the Department of the Interior: The View from Two Former Assistant Secretaries.” See http://enrlgp.blogspot.com/2010/09/former-assistant-secretaries-of.html

October 2010: Danny Splettstosser and Leslie Weise, “Careers in Renewables and Clean Tech.” See http://enrlgp.blogspot.com/search?q=splettstosser

November 2010: Kate Iverson, “Denver’s ‘FasTracks’ Light Rail Project.” See http://enrlgp.blogspot.com/2010/11/kate-iverson-du-jd-graduate-and.html

January 2011: Diego Parravicini and Leonardo Rodriguez, “Recent Developments in the Latin American Natural Resources Sector.” See http://enrlgp.blogspot.com/2011/02/students-hear-du-llm-graduates-discuss.html

February 2011: Bruce Kirchhoff, “Managing Precious Metals Royalties.” See http://enrlgp.blogspot.com/2011/02/bruce-kirchhoff-vice-president-and.html

March 2011: Alan Gilbert, “Working in the Department of the Interior: Recent Initiatives.” See http://enrlgp.blogspot.com/2011/03/alan-j-gilbert-senior-advisor-to.html

April 2011: Cathy Proctor, “Advice for Energy Lawyers: Industry Trends and Dealing with the Media.” See http://enrlgp.blogspot.com/search?q=proctor

September 2011: Chief Judge Randal Steckel and Michelle Hull, “The Development and Operation of Tribal Justice Systems.” See below for lecture materials.

choice_of_law,_makah,_suquamish.pdf
duro.pdf
Indian_CRA,_Ex_Parte_Crow_Dog,_Kagama.pdf
martinez,_indian_child_welfare_act.pdf
nevada_v_hicks.pdf
oliphant.pdf
plains_commerce_bank.pdf
montana_v_US.pdf

February 2012:
Shaunna Mozingo, “Energy Codes: The Path to Near Net Zero Buildings.”

Dave Bowden, “The Undeniable Reality of Peak Oil.” Click Here to view a video of the talk.