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Environmental Justice

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

Fishing for Justice or Just Fishing?

Fraser M. Shilling* [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ] California is not unique among states by virtue of having both a sizable urban fishing population and environmental pollution leading to fish contamination. Nor is it alone when it comes to having both highly diverse communities actively engaged in fishing and a political and

Food Justice and Food Retail in Los Angeles

Mark Vallianatos* [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ][ download Errata ] Food justice is the notion that everyone deserves healthy food and that the benefits and risks associated with food should be shared fairly. The concept borrows its distributional equity framework from the environmental justice movement, its focus on access to food from

Spreading the Water Wealth: Making Water Infrastructure Work for the Poor*

Patrick McCully and Lori Pottinger ** [ jump to end/comments ][ download PDF ] Want of clean water, decent sanitation, and adequate food and energy strips people of their dignity and their most basic rights. Inequitable access to water, especially for growing crops, is a major factor in global poverty and a death sentence for