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This post provides a glossary of acronyms and key terms to assist with understanding the Conference news and reports coming from Paris, where COP21 is on-going until December 11. 1. UNFCCC: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change The UNFCCC is an international treaty bringing together 195 countries with the objective of managing the global […]

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New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating allegations that ExxonMobil Corporation, the world’s largest energy company, suppressed evidence its own researchers compiled that linked fossil fuel emissions to climate change, thus misleading the public and shareholders for decades about the perils of climate change. Schneiderman is utilizing a statute that gives New York state […]

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EPA Clean Water Rule

The goal of the EPA’s Clean Water Rule is to protect waters historically covered by the Clean Water Act. It clearly defines water sources that affect the health of downstream waters, protects waters next to lakes and rivers, and focuses on streams, not ditches, unless they are constructed out of or function like streams. The […]

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The oral advocacy program at Pace Law School is a robust one as students have the opportunity to learn and practice oral advocacy skills by participating in the mock trial advocacy and the moot court competitions. Oral advocacy education is a critical addition to the traditional classroom learning emphasizing the value of preparation, hard work, and collaboration. It is […]

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As the final exams are approaching and our students begin their preparations, we thought that the following list of the variety of study aids the library has might be helpful. Our collection includes Questions & Answers, Examples & Explanations, Understanding Series, Emanuel’s Strategies & Tactics, Nutshells, and number of audio recordings. And don’t forget the […]

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The Pace Law Library offers Law in Film Collection to its patrons with borrowing privileges who may check these movies out at no charge for up to five days. The following are some of the recently added movies. The collection is located in the Student Lounge on the main level of the law library. Check […]

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Part of our law library collection is the Law in Film Collection, which is housed on the main level of the library in the student lounge. All patrons with borrowing privileges may check any of the movies out at no charge for up to 5 days. The following are our most recent additions to this […]

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Mario M. Cuomo, 1932-2015

The graduates of the Pace Law School class of 1989 were honored to have Governor Mario M. Cuomo as their commencement speaker. Pace Environmental Law Review printed his address, in which he focused on our environmental program, and presciently said This particular program at Pace, and the general growing awareness of the current threat to […]

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The Pace Law Library has a growing Law in Film Collection. The following are some of the most recent additions to this collection, which is located on the main level of the library in our student lounge. All our patrons with borrowing privileges may check these films out for up to five days at no charge. […]

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Post written by Oscar Zenteno, Global Environmental Law, LLM candidate 2015,  Pace Law School Globalization has brought great changes to the world. The interconnection of the countries has allowed an ongoing industrialization along with global economic growth, creating more jobs, development of new technologies and has facilitated a cultural immersion. However, boundless development comes at […]

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