ASU Program on Law and Sustainability Presenting First Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators

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Conference on Sustainability to Cover Topics Including Climate Change, Agriculture, Natural Resources and More

This new conference will serve as an annual, national event for legal academics conducting research in sustainability related areas.

Preserving water resources without harming local economies; encouraging rooftop solar energy without threatening electric utilities; and promoting urban agriculture in struggling cities. These are just some of the topics that will be discussed at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s inaugural Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators.

The conference is being hosted by ASU Law’s Program on Law and Sustainability starting at 8 a.m. on May 8, in Armstrong Hall on the ASU Tempe Campus. This new conference will serve as an annual, national event for legal academics conducting research in sustainability related areas.

More than 60 law professors from around the country will convene for panels and presentations on disaster law, climate change policy, natural resources law, land use and zoning law, and agricultural and food regulation. Professor Daniel Esty, director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy at Yale Law School, will serve as the keynote speaker.

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WHAT:        Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators
WHEN:        Friday, May 8, 8 a.m.
WHERE:    Armstrong Hall, ASU Tempe Campus
PARKING:    Rural Road Structure.
CHECK IN:    All media please call Janet Perez at 480-727-9052 (office) / 602-373-5995 (cell) to properly prepare for your arrival.

ASU LAW MEDIA CONTACT:
Janet Perez, Janet.M.Perez(at)asu(dot)edu
(480) 727-9052 office / (602) 373-5995 cell

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