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– Environmental Law Professor/Author William Rodgers Jr. is Guest Speaker –
WHITE PLAINS, NY — Pace University School of Law will host the
third annual Lloyd K. Garrison Lecture with Professor William H.
Rodgers Jr., University of Washington Law School, on April 24 at 5
p.m. at the White Plains campus, 78 North Broadway. The lecture is
free and open to the public.
Rodgers, a scholar of environmental law and energy, will be speak
about barriers facing environmental law, including, neglect,
diversion and abandoment, which are manifested by current efforts
labelled “regulatory reform.”
Rodgers is the author of Hornbook on Environmental Law (West
Publishing Co.), the most widely used, one-volume environmental law
textbook, and also has written other textbooks on energy law and
numerous law review articles. He has served as a distinguished
visitor and lecturer at 15 other law schools and as a member of the
National Academy of Sciences Board on Environmental Sciences and
The Garrison Lecture was established at the Pace University School
of Law in 1995 in honor of Lloyd K. Garrison who played a major role
in the 1965 Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision that
inaugurated the field of environmental law.
The School of Law is part of a comprehensive, independent and
diversified University with campuses in New York City and
Westchester County. Its Environmental Law program is ranked third in
the country by U.S. News & World Report. Nearly 14,000 students are
enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the Dyson
College of Arts, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer
Science and Information Systems, School of Education, School of Law
and Lienhard School of Nursing.
For more information please call (914) 422-4205.