Environmental law: harvard club "j-term" brownbagger

Aloha Harvard Club Brown Baggers, and Happy New Year!

As you'll recall, each January, a distinguished faculty member of Harvard Law School teaches at the University of Hawaii's William S. Richardson School of Law as the Frank Boas Visiting Professor during UH's January Term ("J-Term"), thanks to the generosity of the late Frank Boas, '51, JD ’54 and longtime Harvard Club of Hawaii member and director.

This coming January we are honored to hear and talk with Prof. Richard Lazarus, a distinguished expert on environmental law, at a brown bag lunch. I can’t imagine a more timely topic for Hawaii! Date, times, etc. are below.

Professor Lazarus is the Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law at Harvard, where he teaches environmental law, natural resources Law, Supreme Court advocacy, and torts. He has represented the United States, state and local governments, and environmental groups in the United States Supreme Court in 40 cases and has presented oral argument in 13 of those cases. His primary areas of legal scholarship are environmental and natural resources law, with particular emphasis on constitutional law and the Supreme Court. He has published two books, The Making of Environmental Law(U. Chicago 2004), and Environmental Law Stories (Aspen Press, co-edited with O. Houck 2005). He was also the principal author of Deep Water - The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling (GPO 2011), which is the Report to the President of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling Commission, for which he served as the Executive Director. Prior to joining the Harvard law faculty, Professor Lazarus was the Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., Professor of Law at Georgetown University, where he also founded the Supreme Court Institute. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1979 and has a B.S. in chemistry and a B.A. in economics from the University of Illinois.

Date: Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Time: 12:30 - 1:30pm

Place: Richardson School of Law at UH Manoa. Signs will be posted.

Lunch: Bring your own sandwich, salad, bento, beverage, etc.

RSVP by email to arkie@arkoehl.com