Environmental Law Program

Professor Catherine Iorns Presents on “Rivers as Legal Persons”

In a joint event on Thursday, January 25, 2018, the Enviornmental Law Program and Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law hosted “Rivers as Legal Persons: Global Trends in Rights and Responsibilities.” Read the full post »

Agir en Justice au Nom des Génerations Futures : Une Réalité Grandissante Vecteur de Paix

In November 2017, ELP Director David Forman ’93 participated in an international symposium entitled Agir en Justice au Nom des Génerations Futures : Une Réalité Grandissante Vecteur de Paix (Legal Action on Behalf of Future Generations: A Growing Reality as a Vehicle of Peace) in Caen, France. ELP was one of the Scientific Partners (or co-sponsors) for the symposium organized by Professor Émilie Gaillard, University of Caen. Professor Gaillard previously participated in the first Tony Oposa Intergenerational Moot Court and workshop held in conjunction with the 2016 World Conservation Congress in Honolulu; she also served alongside Forman as a Judge at the second Oposa moot held in Cebu, Philippines as part of the May 2017 IUCN Academy of Environmental Law colloquium. Read the full post »

Oceans of Hope: Professors and Students attend Regional Conference on Ocean Issues facing the Pacific

Professors and students from William S. Richardson Law School traveled across the Pacific to Nadi, Fiji, to attend the 2017 Regional Conference on the Ocean Policy for the East Asia and Pacific Islands. Read the full post »

Associate Dean Antolini and Professor Wallsgrove Discuss Policies to Address Climate Change in Island Communities

Associate Dean Antolini and Professor Wallsgrove (’08) joined Jay Fidell and Sharon Moriwaki on ThinkTech to discuss policies to address climate change for island communities.  Read the full post »

Ka Puʻuhonua Waonahele Aupuni ʻo Hakalau

Alyssa-Marie Kau, a third year law student, received an ELP Travel Grant to participate in the Environmental Law Field Trip to Hakalau. These are her reflections on the experience.  Read the full post »


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