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Student Review of Selected Panels at the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice 2010 Symposium “Empowered Partnerships: Participatory Action Research for Environmental Justice”

Anna Lund, Michelle Ben-David, and Ubaldo Fernandez* [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ]  The following articles are student responses and observations of a selected few panels at Berkeley Law’s 2010 Symposium “Empowered Partnerships: Participatory Action Research for Environmental Justice” hosted by the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice and co-sponsored by

Implementing SB 375: Promises and Pitfalls

Heather Haney* [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ] Introduction On September 30, 2008, California passed the Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act, or SB 375. The legislation was the first in the country to link land use, transportation, and housing planning with global warming. The nation’s attention was once again focused on

Lessons Already Learned: An Analysis of Waxman-Markey under Current WTO Case Law

Gregory E. Wannier* [ Clck Here to Comment ][ download PDF ] Introduction In 2009, the House of Representatives, responding to rising concerns over anthropogenic contributions to climate change, passed the first major piece of climate legislation in U.S. history.[1] This bill, the “American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009” (ACESA), would cap U.S.

Student Review of Selected Panels at the Berkeley Law 2010 Environmental Justice Symposium

Kara Cook, Maria Stamas, and Meredith Wilensky* [ Clck Here to Comment ][ download PDF ]    The Role of the Environmental Justice Lawyer PANELISTS: Kara Brodfehrer, Attorney, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.;Alegria De La Cruz, Directing Attorney, Center on Race, Poverty, and the Environment;Helen Kang, Director, Golden Gate University, Environmental Law and Justice Clinic;Phoebe