ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Professor Jessica Owley
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Professor Jessica Owley

Several of President Biden’s day one executive orders focused climate and environmental issues – Alaska pipeline, federal land use, and rejoining the Paris Climate Accord....

Stevi Leavitt
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

1L Stevi Leavitt

With equal parts interest in immigration law and environmental justice law, Stevi Leavitt saw the extended winter break as an opportunity not to be wasted. With the ability to work...

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

Recognizing that lawyers increasingly need to know how business law involves issues of compliance and ESG (Environmental Social and Governance), Miami Law introduced a new concentration in Business Compliance and Sustainability in...

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

As academics, advocates, and policymakers navigate the transition away from fossil fuels to clean and renewable energy sources, and policies emerge within this transition, stakeholders are debating how to include issues of equity...

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Monday, November 16, 2020

As season five of the Miami Law Explainer, the law school’s podcast where expert faculty dive into the headlines, draws to a close, we are hard at work at next season’s show. In the meantime, more than 75 episodes are available to...

Andrew Carter
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Andrew Carter, J.D. '06

Environmental lawyer Andrew Carter, J.D. ’06, accepts that we will be engaging in an “existential fight” for the environment for the rest of his life. However, he feels it’s...

Jason Clark
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Jason Clark,3L

Growing up in Broward County as the son of two environmental scientists, 3L and HOPE Fellow Jason Clark always had a passion for the environment, whether fishing in South Florida’s...

Professor Jessica Owley
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Professor Jessica Owley

Professor Jessica Owley has assumed the new role of faculty director for Environmental Law Program at Miami Law.

As director, Owley will enhance Miami Law’s academic...

Professor Owley and students in Madrid
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Follow students in the University of Miami School of Law and their law professor, Jessica Owley, as they file daily dispatches from the United Nations COP25 climate change conference in Madrid.

Jessica Owley
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Professor Jessica Owley 

If you ask Jessica Owley to recall her favorite protest anthem, she happily breaks into song:  

"There once was a union maid, she never was...

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