Environmental Law Society

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Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, & Land Use Law

The Center's mission is to advance scholarly inquiry and writing, enhance legal training, and combine theory and practice to develop and implement innovative legal and policy solutions to environmental protection at the national, regional and global levels. 

Environmental Law Clinic with Natural Resources Defense Council

(open to 2Ls and 3Ls)
Students attend a weekly class where attorneys discuss current issues in environmental law, work on individual projects with NRDC attorneys, and participate in an oral advocacy moot court.

International Environmental Law Clinic 

This clinic offers students opportunities to bring together theory and practice to provide innovative situations to cutting-edge problems in international and developing country environmental law and sustainable development. Clients include environmental groups located in the US and abroad; the United Nations and its various agencies; the World Bank and other multilateral development agencies and other international organizations; and governments of developing countries and countries with transition economies. Depending on the client assignment, students may draft laws or regulations; research and prepare position papers for clients on the negotiation and implementation of international and regional environmental agreements; or analyze and develop strategies on environmental law reforms and policy initiatives.


Environmental Law Journal

ELJ cosponsors speaker and career panels with ELS. Selection for membership occurs during the summer after first year.

Real Estate and Urban Policy Forum

A fantastic student group started by a former ELS member, REUPF hosts roundtable discussions, speakers, and other events on cutting-edge issues in urban policy and green buildings.