Jan 14 2013

2013 Environmental Law Distinguished Speaker Series

Sponsored by the Widener Environmental Law Center
2013 Environmental Law Distinguished Speaker Series

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WHEN: February 7, February 19 & April 18, 2013
WHERE: Widener University School of Law
Delaware AND Harrisburg

Speaker Series blog:  blogs.law.widener.edu/envirolawcenter

Dinah Shelton
February 7, 2013—12:15 p.m.
Delaware Campus
“Environmental Rights in the Jurisprudence of Human Rights Bodies”

Dinah Shelton holds the Manatt/Ahn Professorship in International Law at the George Washington University Law School, where she has taught since2004. She is the author of Protecting Human Rights in the Americas, Remedies in International Human Rights Law, and the three-volume Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity. In 2006, Shelton was awarded the Elisabeth Haub Prize for Environmental Law. She is a member of the Inter-American Human Rights Commission, for which she has served as president since 2010.
David Hunter
February 19, 2013—4:00 p.m.
Harrisburg Campus
“The Future of the International Climate Change Regime: A Tale of Two Approaches”
1 CLE credit available for this program.
David Hunter is Professor of Law, Director of the International Legal Studies Program, and Directorof the Program on International and Comparative Environmental Law at American University’s Washington College of Law. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide-US, Earth Rights International, the Project on Government Oversight, and the Center for Progressive Reform.
Donald A. Brown
April 18, 2013—4:00 p.m.
Harrisburg Campus
“How U.S. Domestic Climate Law Needs to Respond to Emerging International Climate Law”
1 CLE credit available for this program.
Donald Brown is Scholar in Residence for Sustainability Ethics and Law, Widener University School of Law. He was Associate Professor of Environmental Ethics, Science, and Law at Penn State, an environmental lawyer for the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and Program Manager for UN Organizations at the U.S. EPA.His most recent book is Climate Change Ethics:Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm.

Delaware program information: Carol Perrupato at caperrupato@widener.edu or 302-477-2178.
Harrisburg program information: Sandy Graeff at slgraeff@widener.edu or 717-541-3965.

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