Eric V. Hull currently serves as a Visiting Professor of Law and as Interim Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program at the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Law. Professor Hull has published widely on animal law, environmental law and maritime law topics, with an emphasis on the impact of pollution on ocean and coastal systems, human health, and the environment. His scholarship has been published in the NYU Environmental Law Journal, Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum, UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Temple Law Review, University of San Francisco Maritime Law Journal, and numerous other texts. His work on the management of marine resources in U.S. waters is included in an international text on ocean and coastal governance. His article on ocean acidification was peer-nominated as one of a top environmental and land use law articles and was included in the seminal text on ocean acidification.
Professor Hull teaches courses in Administrative Law, Animal Law, Civil Procedure, Climate Change Law and Policy, Environmental Law, Environmental and Toxic Torts, Environmental Justice, Ocean and Coastal Law, Property Law, and Zoning. He has taught internationally in Costa Rica, France and Korea. He served as a litigation associate at Swartz Campbell, LLC, and as a judicial law clerk at Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal.
Prior to entering the legal field, Professor Hull served as a fisheries volunteer in the United States Peace Corps, and as a chemist responsible for treating hazardous wastes collected from CERCLA (EPA Superfund) sites. In addition to holding a juris doctor degree, he holds an undergraduate degree in biology, and graduate degrees in marine biology and coastal zone management. He also holds an LL.M. in Environmental and Land Use Law from the University of Florida, where he graduated first in his class and received the book award in Environmental Justice. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida as well as before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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