Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Call for Papers -- ELQ Currents

Ecology Law Quarterly is launching Ecology Law Currents, an online companion journal designed to act as a forum for short-form environmental legal writing. Articles in this journal will be indexed and citable. We are seeking submissions approximately 1500-3000 words in length on current environmental law and policy issues. Typical submissions will include notes on recent cases and rulings (within the past 12 months), current events, and new developments in the law; opinion commentary; responses to articles published in ELQ and other short-form research and writing. For more information, please contact the interim editors, Karis Gong (kgong@berkeley.edu) and Dan Pollak (dpollak@berkeley.edu). Practitioner and student submissions are especially welcome.  Please also feel free to forward this to others who may be interested.
About ELQ:  Ecology Law Quarterly is one of the most respected and widely-read journals on environmental law and policy.  ELQ provides fresh insight and analysis from leading authors on critical environmental affairs. Synthesizing legal and technical matters, ELQ's articles are cited frequently in court opinions, by legal institutions, and by attorneys.

November 20, 2007 | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Sunday, November 11, 2007

SCOTUS to review Exxon Valdez punitive damages award

The Supreme Court of the United States has granted certiorari to review the 2.5 billion dollar punitive damages award assessed against Exxon for harms resulting from the infamous Exxon Valdez oil spill. In case you've forgotten the details, the Tanker/Vessel Exxon Valdez spilled roughly 11 million gallons of crude oil into the Prince William Sound and Lower Cook Inlet of Alaska when the ship's captain, Joseph Hazelwood, ran the vessel into Bligh Reef on March 24, 1989.

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November 11, 2007 in Cases, Law, US | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Monday, November 5, 2007

BBC Resources

BBC World Service has some significant podcasts on whether the US can go green and on the international climate change negotiation process.  Go take a look at their archives.  BBC Podcast Archive

November 5, 2007 in Climate Change | Permalink | TrackBack (0)