Join us on Thursday, September 1, 2011 in Classroom 1 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm as we kick off the school year with our first colloquium of the semester! Thursday’s colloquium, featuring International Environmental Law Scholar, Jenny Grote Stoutenburg, is titled “Threatened Island States: The Impact of Sea Level Rise on Maritime Entitlements & State Continuity.” Jenny Grote Stoutenburg will present her research on the effects of sea level rise on the maritime zones and sovereign existence of low-lying small island states.
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On February 15, the Environmental Law Program sponsored a Colloquium Series discussion titled “Pågat Under Fire: A Citizen Suit Against the U.S. Department of Defense to Save an Ancient Chamorro Village,” in the Moot Court Room at the Law School. Read the full post »
Professor Dan Bodansky was also able to join the Richardson family here in Hawai`i this summer to teach International Environmental Law. Read the full post »
The William S. Richardson School of Law is blessed not only with our year-round environmental law faculty, but also with visiting professors that make the trek to teach environmental law here in Hawai`i. We interviewed this year’s visiting professor, Professor Richard Hildreth of the University of Oregon on rising sea levels and ocean acidification. Read the full post »
This year, APEC Trade Ministers recognised climate change as “one of the biggest challenges confronting the world…” Read the full post »