August 31, 2009
Fireside Conversations Series Kicks Off September 2 with Professor John Bonine
Oregon Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources program, along with the Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center and the University of Oregon’s Environmental Studies program kicks off its “Crisis and Collaboration: Environmental Decision-Making in a Rapidly Changing Landscape” series of fireside conversations at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 2, in the Knight Law Center’s fourth floor Lewis Lounge.
Law Professor John Bonine will deliver the first presentation of the 2009-10 school year titled, “Crisis and Litigation: Environmental Lawlessness and the Public Interest Lawyer.”
Professor Bonine is one of the pioneers of environmental law in the United States. While at Oregon Law, he has created or co-founded numerous institutions, including the world’s first environmental law clinic (now the Western Environmental Law Center), the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, the Environmental Law Alliance, a domestic network of public interest environmental lawyers in the United States; a discussion network of environmental law professors (ENVLAWPROFESSORS); and the Oregon-Lviv University Partnership.
This event is free and open to all members of the university community.