ENR News and Features

Over 21 months ago, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Michael Fakhri—who also leads ENR's Food Resiliency Project at Oregon Law—submitted a request to make an official visit to the UK. With no approved visit to date, 86 civil society organizations have sent a letter calling for the prime minister to cease evading Fakhri's expert scrutiny. 
Oregon Law Professor Emerita Susan Gary retires this year, but she is not slowing down her work to promote the Perpetual Purpose Trust as a sustainable model for business ownership. This morning, she was quoted as an expert in an OPB article on the topic. 
This week, Dr. Alaí Reyes-Santos, Professor of Practice at Oregon Law, was named a faculty grantee of a 2024 Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies Research Award. The award will support Dr. Reyes-Santos' forthcoming project, "Borifuturos Campesinos." 
One year after Oregon Law Professor and United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Michael Fakhri delivered the 8th Annual T.M.C. Asser Lecture, the T.M.C. Asser Press has published his remarks as a book entitled The Right to Food, Violence, and Food Systems. 
Jocelyn C. Pease (JD '09), a former Oceans, Coasts, and Watersheds Project Fellow with the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, was recognized in the 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for her work in energy and environmental law. 
Professor Mary Wood, Faculty Director of Oregon Law's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, has been named one of Bloomberg's Green Champions for 2024. As a Green Champion, Professor Wood is joining a global community of leaders and activists whose ideas are reshaping the state of our climate for the better. 
Professor Roberta Mann of the University of Oregon School of Law explains how taxing single-use plastics could help combat their environmental effects in an interview with Forbes.com.
Interested in working with Oregon Law's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center and our incredible community? ENR is accepting applications to our Interdisciplinary Research Projects and Fellows Program for the 2024-2025 academic year. Apply now! 
Assistant Professor Andy Winden teaches Sustainable Business and other Business Law courses at the University of Oregon.