Justin Raphael ’09 and Andrew Furlow ’09 both had gained litigation experience during their summer law firm work. But sitting in the U.S. Supreme Court on March 30, watching constitutional scholar Samuel Issacharoff present an oral argument they’d helped research and prepare, they gained an entirely new appreciation of the process.
This fall, students in Richard Lazarus’s Advanced Environmental Law course were deeply engaged with environmental law literature in somewhat non-traditional ways. Over the course of the semester, students attended oral arguments for two major environmental cases at the Supreme Court, participated in discussions with lead counsel from both sides of the cases, and even observed […]
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced today that Todd Stern ’77, a former White House assistant who was the senior U.S. negotiator at the Kyoto climate talks, will be the special envoy for climate change. Stern will serve as the chief U.S. negotiator at U.N. talks on climate change, as well as with individual […]