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Environmental Law & Justice Symposium

  

“Green Justice for All:
International and Comparative Dimensions of Environmental Justice"
November 3-4, 2011
 

2011 (FAMU) Environmental Law and Justice Symposium 

 

What: “Green Justice for All: International and Comparative Dimensions of Environmental Justice” -the second annual Florida A&M University (FAMU) Environmental Law and Justice Symposium, hosted by the Florida A&M University’s Environment, Development & Justice Program and Center for International Law and Justice at the College of Law, and School of the Environment.

When:  Thursday, November 3, 2011; Registration begins at 4:30 p.m.
Friday, November 4, 2011; Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Where:  FAMU College of Law (201 Beggs Avenue).

Who: The symposium will feature the following speakers and events: 

  • Dr. Albert Mumma, Senior Lecturer, University of Nairobi Faculty of Law, Kenya – Distinguished Lecturer for Thursday;
  • Carlton Waterhouse, Associate Professor of Law, Indiana University School of Law – Opening Keynote for Friday;
  • Climbing Poetree (www.climbingpoetree.com), Environmental and Social Justice-Based Performers – Friday Luncheon Keynote Presentation;
  • Esperanza Garcia, Climate Change Negotiation Delegate, Youth Climate Movement Organizer, Philippines – Friday Closing Keynote

Why: The Environmental Law and Justice Symposium will feature an overview of the latest international, national, regional, state and local developments in environmental justice.  The panelists and moderators for the symposium are also leaders in the environmental law and justice field from government, academia, private practice and nonprofit organizations.  Attendees can anticipate the symposium to address domestic and international dimensions of environmental justice.  The event is $50 for general attendees seeking CLE credit; $35 for FAMU alumni and members of the Environmental and Land Use Law Section (ELULS) of the Florida Bar; $25 for the general public not seeking CLE credit; and $10 for general students.  Eligible attendees will receive 7.0 Florida Bar CLE Credit hours and 3.5 State/Federal Government Administrative Practice Certification.  

  

 
 
List of Registered Attendees (updated 10/12/11)
 
Click here to view the Environmental Law and Justice Symposium 2011 Poster
 
Click here to view the Environmental Law and Justice Symposium 2011 Program
 
Click here for the Environmental Law and Justice Symposium 2011 "Save the Date " 
 
 

 

 

If you require additional information, please contact FAMU College of Law Associate Professor Randall Abate, event coordinator, at randall.abate@famu.edu.