Three DU Law Professors Attend Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Meeting in Canada
July 22, 2010
The Sturm College of Law will be well represented at this week’s 56th annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, organized by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, meeting in Banff, Alberta, Canada, beginning today. Please click here for the full story.
Adjunct Professor of Sustainable Natural Resources Development Luke Danielson Featured in News Story
July 19, 2010
Gunnison, Colorado, attorney Luke Danielson, an expert on sustainable natural resources development law, was featured recently in a news article in his hometown newspaper, the Gunnison Country Times. Please click here to read the full story.
Environmental Law Professor George Pring Takes Part in Judicial Training Session in Philippines
July 16, 2010
Professor George (Rock) Pring, an internationally known environmental law professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and an expert on environmental courts and tribunals, recently took part in the first-ever “Judicial Training Conference on the new Philippines Rules for Environmental Cases.” Please click here to read full story.
Leading South African Environmental Law Professor Louis Kotze Visits Sturm College of Law
July 13, 2010
Professor Louis Kotze, a leading South African environmental law professor, visited the Sturm College of Law recently. Please click here to read about Professor Kotze’s visit as well as to see a video interview with him.
Rebecca C. Watson, Former U.S. Interior Secretary and DU Alumnus, Joins Denver Law Firm
July 06, 2010
Rebecca C. Watson, former Assistant Secretary for Lands and Minerals Management of the U.S. Department of the Interior from 2001-2006, has joined the Denver and Casper, Wyoming-based firm of Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C. as a partner. Please click here to see the full story.
LLM Alumnus Manuel Fullagalli of Barrick Gold Visits Colorado
July 01, 2010
LLM Alumus Manuel Fumagalli, Regional Counsel for Barrick South America, recently visited Colorado. He spoke with Assistant Director Lucy Dabkerow about his key role for one of the world’s leading gold mining companies. Please click here to see his comments.
Amazon Natural Resources Development; New DU Courses in Sustainable Natural Resources Development
June 30, 2010
There is a direct relationship between natural resources extraction efforts and the communities in which the extraction takes place. As a world economy hungry for resources expands, there will no doubt be hundreds and even thousands of individual stories about the relationship between extraction efforts and the people who live in close proximity to these efforts. National Public Radio recently produced a show about this issue. Additionally the Sturm College of Law has introduced a series of courses aimed at addressing this issue and other issues related to sustainable natural resources development. Please click here to read more about this fascinating yet vexing issue.
Energy and Mining Prof. K.K. DuVivier’s Carbon-Neutral House Featured in Sunday Denver Post
June 28, 2010
Law Professor K.K. DuVivier and her husband Lance Wright’s carbon-neutral house was featured recently in The Denver Post. Please click here to learn more about this innovative project and how Professor DuVivier “practices what she teaches.”
European Parliament Calls for Ban on Cyanide in Mining: DU Professor and Alumnus Comment
June 25, 2010
The European Parliament has called for a ban on the use of cyanide mining technologies. The call has resulted in considerable debate about the underlying wisdom of othe proposal. Professor Don C. Smith and LLM Alumnus Leonardo Rodriguez, an associate at Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aries, Argentina, comment on the Parliament’s action and assess the chances that the measure will become law. Please click here to read the full story.
DU Guest Lecturer in European Union Environmental Course Featured on Sweden’s TV4 News Channel
June 22, 2010
Marcus Oscarsson, a regular guest lecturer in DU’s European Union Environmental Law course, was featured recently on Sweden’s major news channel TV4. Mr. Oscarsson, who also writes on occassion for the Times of London, was being interviewed about Sweden’s recent royal wedding. Please click here to see a story about Mr. Oscarsson’s TV4 appearance.