ENR News and Features

October 9
Please join Oregon Law's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center and cross-campus partners for the 17th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture this fall! The free and public lecture will begin at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 24, 2023. Join in-person in Room 175 of the William W.
October 4
An expert at keeping the gears of Congress moving forward, Associate Professor Gregory Dotson has returned to the University of Oregon School of Law after working on historic climate legislation on Capitol Hill.
September 15
In January 2023, Professor Greg Dotson coauthored an article with Energy Foundation Federal Program Director Dustin J. Maghamfar for the Environmental Law Reporter. This summer, the Environmental Law Forum re-ran "The Clean Air Act Amendments of 2022: Clean Air, Climate Change, and the Inflation Reduction Act," featuring the article as the year's best. 
September 15
Don't miss "Navigating Water Policy after Sackett v. EPA" at 2:00 PM. Professor Adell Amos will serve as a panelist, and Professor Greg Dotson will act as moderator. 
September 6
Oregon Law professor, Adell Amos, co-authored a piece with colleague, Dr. Adam Ward at Oregon State University, in EoS - a science publication of the American Geophysical Union, on the Sackett decision and new EPA clean water act rules.
August 24
Oregon Law professor Mary Wood gives the 2023 PIELC keynote address.
August 22
Through the nonprofit Our Children’s Trust, 16 Montana youths ages 5-22 sued the state for violating their constitutional rights to a clean environment. The plaintiffs in Held v. Montana made history this June when their lawsuit became the first such case to make it to trial.
August 10
The University of Oregon School of Law invites applications from entry-level candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position focusing on Environmental Law and Climate Justice. The position, which begins in August 2024, will be part of the University’s multi-disciplinary Environmental Initiative and the Law School’s nationally ranked Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center.
July 13
Nearly a third of the world doesn’t have enough food. Hunger is rising in every country, from the US to Uganda. Yet despite this demand, there is an imbalance in supply: small farms are mostly toiling in poverty while global agribusinesses enjoy historic profits. This is the state of an international food crisis, according to Michael Fakhri, a professor in the University of Oregon School of Law. Fortunately, he’s perfectly positioned to do something about it.