45th Annual Sutton Colloquium hosted by the Ved Nanda Center

November 11, 2012

On November 10th the Ved Nanda Center hosted the 45th Annual Sutton Colloquium at the Sturm College of Law. The Center hosted numerous local, national and international legal and environmental experts to discuss this year’s topic: Approaching the Limits of Growth in the 21st Century – Sustainability v. Sustainable Development. The experts shared their perspectives on how “best” to preserve our earth for future generations, and addressed numeorus topics including: the effectiveness of the rule of law and rule of law initiatives such as the World Justice Project; the contrasting proposed approaches to the global environmental crisis, focusing on the advantages and shortcomings of each paradigm; and the future direction of international environmental law as we approach the limits of growth.

The Leonard v.B. Sutton Colloquium in International Law was named for a former Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court who was a close friend and longtime supporter of the International Legal Studies Program. Held annually since 1967, the Colloquium unites students, faculty and members of Denver’s legal community. Well-known authorities and foreign dignitaries present lectures and panel discussions on current international issues.

You can find out more about the Sutton Colloquium here.