“The Transition to Sustainable Development Law”, The Ninth Annual Lloyd K. Garrison Lecture on Environmental Law at Pace Law School

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WHAT: “The Transition to Sustainable Development Law”, The Ninth Annual Lloyd K. Garrison Lecture on Environmental Law at Pace Law School

WHEN: Monday, March 31, 4 PM

WHO: J. William Futrell. He is President of the Environmental Law Institute (ELI),  national non-profit research and education institution with an interdisciplinary staff of lawyers, economists, and scientists who work to advance environmental protection by improving law, policy, and management.  At ELI, he leads the largest continuing education program in environmental law and management in the United States. Approximately 40,000 attorneys have attended ELI’s training courses. The Institute maintains and extensive publishing program (Environmental Law Reporter and The Environmental Forum) and actively conducts research and policy analysis in key environmental issues.

Mr. Futrell previously worked for a New Orleans law firm and served as Professor of Law at the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia. A past president of the Sierra Club, he has worked with non-governmental organizations at the United Nations and in many different countries. While on active duty with the United States Marine Corps, he served in Europe, East Asia, and the Caribbean.

He received a B.A. from Tulane University and did postgraduate work in the East European Institute of the Free University of Berlin as a Fulbright scholar. He is a graduate of Columbia University Law School and has published extensively in the fields of environmental policy and administrative agency law.

WHERE: The Robert B. Fleming Moot Court Room, Pace Law School, 78 North Broadway, White Plains, New York.

Members of the press must RSVP to Jennifer Riekert: (914) 422-4128 or jriekert@law.pace.edu .

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