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The Move Toward Mining the Deep Seabed, a talk by Professor Don Anton

July 02, 2014

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Please join the Sturm College of Law’s International Legal Studies Program as we welcome Don Anton, recognized expert in international environmental law and the law of the sea who will be discussing his paper “The Move Toward Mining the Deep Seabed: Is the Legal Regime Governing Mineral Resources Beyond National Jurisdiction Adequate?” Don Anton is a leading international lawyer, recognized worldwide for his expertise in international environmental law and the law of the sea. He is a Professor of Law at the Australian National University College of Law, where he has been teaching since 2000. He maintains an active international legal practice and is currently appearing as counsel for the IUCN in the pending advisory proceedings on fisheries in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, as well as leading an amicus brief supporting indigenous Ecuadorians in their appeal to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in the epic Chevron v. Donziger litigation. He has been a leader in various international law bodies, including as Co-Chair of the American Society of International Law’s Interest Group on International Environmental Law and as an Executive Councilor of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law. He has has been a member of various academic Committees of the International Law Association and participated in the American Society of International Law/American
Bar Association Joint Taskforce on Treaties in U.S. Law.


Alumna Sheila Slocum Hollis to become a fellow with The American College of Environmental Lawyers

August 22, 2012

Sheila Slocum Hollis JD’73 has been elected to become a fellow with The American College of Environmental Lawyers. Hollis is one of 26 attorneys nationwide that will be inducted into the college during its annual meeting in October. The chair of Duane Morris’ Washington, D.C., office, Hollis represents government bodies and the power and natural gas industries on domestic and international energy, water and environmental matters.


Two Denver Law environmental experts to speak at conference in Norway

February 16, 2012

Two Denver Law environmental and natural resources law professors will be featured in the Rule of Law for Nature program, which is being organized by the Natural Resources Law Group at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo from May 9-11, 2012. Professor Jan G. Laitos, John A. Carver Jr. Professor of Law, and Dr. Anita Halvorssen, Adjunct Professor of Law, will take part in the conference that marks the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the Stockholm Declaration, the 30th anniversary of the UN World Charter for Nature and the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, the 25th anniversary of the Brundtland Report, and the 20th anniversary of both the Rio Declaration, Agenda 21, and the UNCED Conventions: the Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Convention on Biological Diversity.

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RMLUI to hold its 21st Annual Conference on March 1-2

January 27, 2012

The Wilderness City: Nature, Culture and Economy in the Next West will be held at the University of Denver. Over 400 leading experts in sustainable land use and development from across the country will be attending. Track session topics include: Cities and Social Equity, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Cutting Edge Innovations, Economic Development, Energy, Land Conservation and Ecosystem Services and Water Issues.

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The Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law comes to DU

December 06, 2011

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Lincoln Bramwell, smokejumper and environmental historian

November 14, 2011

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Will Sarni, expert on sustainability and climate change

November 09, 2011

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Joshua Epel, PUC Chair on “the public interest”

September 29, 2011

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Denver Law welcomes the 2011-2012 ENRL grad program class

August 19, 2011

The ENRL grad program has a long history of attracting students from all over the world, and this year’s class is no different. Students from nine different countries attended the program’s orientation session. Taken together, the students span the globe from many key regions and countries involved with important environmental and resource issues.

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Denver Law Presence at International Sustainability Conference

August 02, 2011

Denver Law Professor Celia Taylor, Adjunct Professor Anita Halvorssen and Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy LLM Graduate Diego Parravicini will chair panels at an upcoming conference at University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, on August 29-30, 2011.

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