Vermont Law School

Upcoming Regulatory Takings Conference 2016

Nation’s Top Annual Takings Event Set for November 4th in New Orleans

One of the most important issues in modern environmental law and policy is the extent to which constitutionally-protected property rights limit environmental regulatory programs at the federal, state and local levels.  Indeed, the U.S. Supreme Court has focused more attention on this question over the last four decades than any other aspect of modern environmental …


Guest Blogger David Schraub: Vermont Environmentalists File FTC Challenge over “Double-Counting” RECs

David Schraub is the Darling Foundation Fellow in Public Law at the University of California Berkeley School of Law. Represented by Patrick A. Parenteau and Douglas A. Ruley of the Vermont Law School’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, four Vermont residents have petitioned the FTC to investigate alleged misleading marketing practices by Green Mountain …


Berkeley Environmental Alum to Head Vermont Law School

We’re delighted to report that Marc Mihaly, a graduate of Berkeley Law School, will be the next dean of Vermont Law School. Before his move to Vermont, he was a partner at Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, a law firm specializing in government, land use, natural resource and environmental law. Vermont is best-known for its environmental …


A new environmental law prof blog

Jason Czarnezki, who teaches environmental and natural resources law at Vermont Law School, has a new blog, Life, Law, and the Environment. Jason often has interesting things to say about the relationship of everyday life to environmentalism and environmental law. His blog is sure to be worth checking out.