Environmental Law Program

Update from D.C.: 2013 Alum Mele Coleman Working as a Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellow with NOAA

Mele Coleman
Aloha from D.C.! I just wanted to update my Richardson ʻohana on how my fellowship is going. First, for those of you who don’t know me, I moved to D.C. after J-term to start working as a Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellow in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Program Planning and Integration (PPI) as a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Specialist. While most of the 2013 class of Knauss fellows work at NOAA, some work at other federal agencies or for Congress.
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Tryouts for the International Law Environmental Moot Court are Now Open!

National Eviromental Law Moot Court Team 2009
The Stetson International Law Environmental Moot Court Competition (IELMC), Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (Jessup), and Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition (Space Law), provide students with exciting opportunities to learn more about international law in general, and as applied to particular hypothetical situations. These competitions dramatically improve writing and oral advocacy skills, and provide exposure to judges and practicing lawyers in our legal community.
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ELP Welcomes New Research Associates

Frannie Demapan ('15) and Rosie Brady ('15), new ELP Research Associates

The Environmental Law Program is pleased to welcome aboard Rosie Brady (’15) and Frannie Demapan (’15) as new research associates. Rosie and Frannie join current research associates, Kevin Richardson (’14) and Shae Kamaka’ala (’14).
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Summer 2013 Jarman Fellow Rosie Brady works for Surfrider Foundation

Rosie Brady is a recipient of the 2013 Jarman Fellowship. The fellowship offers a stipend for volunteering with an environmental non-profit or government agency during the summer. Rosie has had a chance to practice her oral advocacy skills by testifying at the Honolulu City Council in support of the Cigarette Smoking Ban at all beaches on O’ahu, which unanimously passed. Read the full post »

David Penn Attends ABA Water Law Conference

David Penn Las Vegas ELP Travel Grant










Part-time student David Penn ’14 (pictured fourth from the left) just returned from the American Bar Association Water Law Conference in Las Vegas, thanks to sponsorship from ELP and the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, & Resources. Read the full post »

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