Past Programs

Environmental Health and the Law

March 27, 2020

Speakers

  • Doug Farquhar, J.D., National Conference of State Legislatures Program Director for Environmental Health, Professor at University of Denver, Environmental Policy and Management
  • Adam Finkel, Sc. D., CIH, Clinical Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Bernard Goldstein, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
  • Professor Wendy E. Wagner, University of Texas at Austin School of Law  
  • Michelle Bell, Ph.D., M.S.E., Mary E. Pinchot Professor of Environmental Health, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University
  • Kathleen Hoke, J.D., Professor, Director of the Legal Resource Center for Public Health Policy, Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Maryland
  • Janet McCabe, Director of the Indiana University Environmental Resilience Institute, Professor of Practice at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  • Emily Benfer, J.D., L.L.M., Visiting Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Columbia University, Law School
  • Elizabeth Ann Glass Geltman, J.D., L.L.M, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at City University of New York, Secretary of the Environment Section of the American Public Health Association
  • Montrece Ransom, J.D., M.P.H., Speaker, Public Health Law & Policy Expert, Team Lead, Public Health Law Training and Workforce Development at the Center for Disease Control
  • Steph Tai, J.D., Ph.D., Professor of Environmental, Health, and Administrative Law, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Law School
  • Katharine Van Tassel, J.D., M.P.H., Visiting Professor, The Law-Medicine Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Professor Darcy A. Freedman, Case Western Reserve University
  • Jonathan H. Adler, Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Law & Director, Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law
  • Sharona Hoffman, Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Law & Co-Director, Law-Medicine Center

 


A View from the Environment and Natural Resources Division: Constitutional Environmentalism, Mature Environmentalism

March 16, 2020

Speaker

Jeffrey Bossert Clark, United States Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division 

 


It's Getting Hot in Here: Climate Change Cases Heat Up in Federal Court

November 8, 2019

Speaker

Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law Director, Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law


The Environmental Protection Agency Turns 50

October 18, 2019

Welcome and Introduction

Speakers:

  • Michael P. Scharf, Dean, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law & Director, Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law

 

Fifty Years of Influence: Successes, Failures, and Key Lessons from the EPA

Speakers:

  • Ann Carlson, Shirley Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law; Faculty Co-Director, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment; UCLA School of Law
  • Professor E. Donald Elliott, Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law; Yale Law School
  • Mr. Joseph Goffman, Executive Director, Environmental & Energy Law Program; Harvard Law School
  • Moderator: Dr. Peter Shulman, Case Western Reserve University

 

 

Keynote Speaker, Address and Conversation

Speakers:

  • The Honorable Andrew Wheeler, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
  • Moderator: Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law & Director, Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law

Perspectives on the EPA’s Decision Making and Regulatory Performance

Speakers:

  • Dr. Joseph Aldy, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy; Faculty Chair, Regulatory Policy Program, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government; Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research; Senior Adviser, Center for Strategic and International Studies; The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
  • Dr. Cary Coglianese, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law; Professor of Political Science; Director, Penn Program on Regulation; University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Professor Emily Hammond, Jeffrey and Martha Kohn Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Glen Earl Weston Research Professor of Law; The George Washington University Law School
  • Dr. Daniel Walters, Assistant Professor of Law; Penn State Law
  • Moderator: Professor Catherine LaCroix, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Under Pressure: The EPA’s Response to Lofty Expectations and Political Demands

Speakers:

  • Professor Michael Livermore, Edward F. Howrey Professor of Law; University of Virginia School of Law
  • Professor Brian Mannix, Research Professor, Georger Washington Regulatory Studies Center
  • Professor Wendy Wagner, Richard Dale Endowed Chair in Law; University of Texas School of Law

Moderator: Mr. Jay Pendergrass, Environmental Law Institute​​​​​​​

The EPA’s Influence on Domestic and International Environmental Policy

Speakers:

  • Dr. Jonathan Gilligan, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Associate Director for Research, Vanderbilt Climate Change Research Network; Member, Vanderbilt Initiative on Smart-City Operations Research; Vanderbilt University
  • Professor Robert Percival, Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law; Director, Environmental Law Program; University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • Professor Michael Vandenbergh, David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law; Director, Climate Change Research Network; Co-Director, Energy, Environment and Land Use Program; Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Professor Katrina Wyman, Sarah Herring Sorin Professor of Law; Director, Environmental and Energy Law LLM Program; New York University School of Law
  • Moderator: Professor Charles Korsmo, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Is the Trump Administration Deconstructing the Administrative State?

March 28, 2019

Speaker:

  • Susan Dudley, George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center

 

 

U.S. Energy Policy 2017: Making Carbon Great Again?

Oct. 2, 2017

Speakers:

  • Dr. Walter Culver, founding member of the Great Lakes Energy Institute
  • Justin Gundlach, Climate Law Fellow, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University Law School
  • Alexander Schoch, General Counsel, Texas Railroad Commission
  • Moderator Jonathan H. Adler

 

Shale Gas, Climate Change and Ohio's Economic Opportunity

March 11, 2014

Speakers:

  • Bob Inglis, Executive Director, Energy and Enterprise Initiative, Former U.S. Representative, South Carolina
  • Craig Butler, Assistant Policy Director for Energy, Agriculture and the Environment; Office of Governor John Kasich
  • Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law, Director of the Center for Business Law & Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Juscelino F. Colares, Professor of Law, Associate Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Iryna Lendel, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Center for Economic Development, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Regulation by LItigation Roundtable

December 9, 2009

 

 

Bending Science: How Special Interests Corrupt Public Health Research

October 29, 2008

Speakers: 

  • Professor Wendy Wagner, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Professor Thomas O. McGarity, R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Chair in Administrative Law, University of Texas School of Law
  • E. Donald Elliott, Partner, Chair, Worldwide Environmental, Health and Safety Department, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
  • Professor Christopher Schroeder, Charles S. Murphy Professor Law and Public Policy Studies, Duke University School of Law
  • Moderator: Professor Jonathan H. Adler

An Environmental Break Through? The Challenge of Climate Change, the Death of Environmentalism, and the Politics of Possibility

February 13, 2008

Speakers: 

  • Ted Nordhaus, Chairman, The Breakthrough Institute
  • Michael Shellenberger, President, The Breakthrough Institute

Commentary: 

  • Professor Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law; Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Professor Ted Steinberg, Adeline Barry Davee Distinguished Professor of History and Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Moderator: Catherine LaCroix