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The Importance of GIS in Emergency Management

Monika Holser Monika Holser is a 2L at UCLA School of Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS). GIS (geographic information system) is a computer system for “capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on the Earth’s surface.”[1]  It allows multiple layers of information to be displayed at

Judging a Book by its Cover: The Tension between Evidentiary Gatekeeping and Compensatory Theories of Tort

 Julie Amadeo Julie Amadeo is 2016 J.D. graduate of New York University School of Law. This article has been adapted from a larger work for the purposes of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate (ELRS).              I.              Introduction Human minds are primed to jump to conclusions. Call them intuitions, or things

Nov 19, 2016

Damages from Pesticide Spray Drift under Trespass Law

Terence J. Centner* [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ] Introduction In today’s world, millions of people lack access to sufficient quantities of food to meet recommended dietary needs.[1] As the world’s population grows, global demand only increases for food and fiber.[2] These shortages are occurring despite significant increases in the production of

California’s Precarious Path to Climate Change Mitigation

By Penni Takade* [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ] California’s ambitious cap and trade program for greenhouse gases (GHG) began operations in 2013. The program is one of the centerpieces of the state’s climate mitigation plans. As with any major initiative, there are obstacles and weaknesses that can defeat or diminish the fulfillment