For more than 40 years, the University of Oregon School of Law's Environmental and Natural Resources Law (ENR) Center's focus on public interest environmental law and commitment to innovations in environmental legal education have made it one of the nation's oldest and most respected programs.
The ENR Center Welcomes Dean-Designate Marcilynn Burke to Oregon Law
The ENR Center is thrilled to welcome Marcilynn Burke as Dean of Oregon Law. Marcilynn Burke is an environmental scholar, having served as the acting Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management during the Obama Administration. Burke's teaching and research are in Property Law, Land Use Law, and Federal Natural Resources Law. She has been published in journals such as the Notre Dame Law Review and the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum. We look forward to her leadership as Dean.
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Professor Dotson in the Oregonian: Oregon energy leadership in the aftermath of federal abdication
The time has come for Oregon, and others, to boost their efforts to address climate change. The stakes could not be higher. Over the opposition of our longtime international allies, national business leaders and public opinion, President Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the landmark 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. Read more
Investing in the Age of Climate Change
On April 28, 2017 the University of Oregon hosted a forum entitled Ethical Endowments: Investing in the Age of Climate Change at the Knight Law School, Room 175. The forum featured panel speakers and an Impact Investing Pitch Competition. Learn more here
Professor Dotson Lays out the nearly 50 year history supporting the EPA's work on climate change
The Trump administration intends to roll back two pillars of the Obama administration's climate policy- regulations to limit carbon emissions from vehicles and power plants. Read more
The Impacts of Autonomous Vehicles and E-Commerce on Local Government Budgeting and Finance
Benjamin Y. Clark, Nico Larco, and Roberta Mann
Enforcing Human Rights Against Fracking Through the Public Trust Principle
Mary Wood and Rance Shaw
Green Ethics for Lawyers