Charleston Law Review – Symposium


TheĀ Charleston Law Review and the Riley Institute are pleased to announce that the 12th Annual Law & Society Symposium will be:

Legal, Ethical, and Policy Implications of a Changing Climate

The keynote speaker will be The Honorable Paul C. Ney Jr., Department of Defense General Counsel. The symposium will be February 7th, 2020, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the Charleston Music Hall. We will be seeking to bring the best scholars and speakers on Environmental and Energy law, to Charleston for this event. 3.75 CLE credits can be earned by those in attendance for the Keynote Address and our panels. See below for Panel topics and brilliant Panelists!

Panel One: Sea Level Rise: Preparing for a New Reality

  • Harry Kelso, Deputy General Counsel for Environment, Energy & Installations, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Tom Mullikin, Professor of Environmental Law, Charleston School of Law
  • Dr. Astrid Caldas, Senior Climate Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists

Panel Two: Offshore Drilling: Can Judicial Influence Effect Change?

  • Keith B. Hall, Campanile Charities Professor of Energy Law, Director of the Mineral Law Institute, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • Patrick Parenteau, Professor of Law and Senior Counsel, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School
  • Catherine Wannamaker, Senior Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center

Panel Three: Water Quality: Merging Policy and Pragmatism

  • Karen Colmie, Associate General Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Robert Glicksman, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law, The George Washington University Law School
  • Amy Armstrong, Executive Director and General Counsel, South Carolina Environmental Law Project

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Register for the Symposium here:

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