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Our Congratulations go to the 2014 Pace Energy Team that advanced to the Elite 8 at the Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition!  Over the weekend of March 29-30, 2014, Pace Law School sent two teams to the Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition in Morgantown, WV, hosted by West Virginia University. Michael DiCato (3L) […]

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It is the time again when we share with you the new additions to our Law in Film Collection. This collection of DVDs is located in the library’s Student Lounge  and offers a variety of films and documentaries. All Pace patrons with borrowing privileges may check our movies out for up to five days at […]

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Federal District Court Judge Kenneth M. Karras gave a rousing victory to the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic last Friday, as he issued an order granting summary judgment in favor to their clients in a challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2008 Water Transfers Rule.  In  the consolidated cases of Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Inc. v. EPA (08-CV-5606) […]

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This past week, the environmental community lost a second founder of environmental law in the form of David Sive who passed away at the age of 91.  Sive, one of Pace Law School’s own, was a scholar and inspiration to hundreds of students over the years as an Adjunct Professor of Law.  Aside from his work […]

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This past Sunday, Joseph Lawrence Sax, notable professor and environmental scholar passed away at the age of 78.  Mr. Sax’s career which transcended academics and government was probably most known for his work in establishing the public trust doctrine in natural resource law.  For more information about Joe Sax’s life and achievements see: Douglas Martin, Joseph Sax, Who Pioneered […]

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Today, March 3rd, marks the United Nations innagural World Wildlife Day- a day meant to raise awareness about   the implications of the illegal trafficking of wildlife “that includes elephant poaching, great ape theft and the illegal transport of timber.” The day, which was selected in commemoration of the anniversary of the adoption of the Convention […]

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One of the rights of passage of all environmental law students is Environmental Law Survey.  However, as we approach the mid-point in the semester, many students will begin to find that there are a dearth of study aids available for this type of course.  The challenge here being that unlike most traditional substantive courses, those outlines, books and/or […]

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Congratulations to Vicky Gannon, Head of Circulation and Reference Librarian, who received the Land Use Law Center’s Annual Distinguished Service Award for her continuous contributions to the work and mission of the Land Use Law Center at Pace University School of Law. On December 6, 2013, the Land Use Law Center hosted its 12th annual […]

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FEATURED BOOK Contested Waters: An Environmental History of the Colorado River (2013).  Contested Waters is a 266 page text authored by April R. Summitt, an assistant professor of history at Arizona State University, published by the University Press of Colorado.  The book, discusses the Colorado River and its unique geographical, political and environmental history from the […]

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This summer the Congressional Research Service (CRS),  the public policy research arm of Congress, published a number of environmental related research reports on such hot topics as genetically modified crops, wildfires, bio-power, food labeling, chemical regulation and more:   Administrative Law The Federal Rulemaking Process: An Overview, June 17, 2013 Agriculture Law The 2013 Farm Bill: A […]

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