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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Happenings at VLS and in VT

There is a lot happening this month on campus and in the state of Vermont! VT Health Care Bill “Vermont takes first steps towards universal, unified health care…” reports Royalton/Tunbridge State Representative Sara Buxton ’10. As always, the state of Vermont is on the leading edge of the issues facing our nation.  Bill H.202 passed […]

Animal Law Society Symposium

On Thursday, March 24, Vermont Law School [1] is hosting its first-ever Animal Law Society Symposium, an event that recognizes a growing field of legal studies: the rights of nonhuman species. Assistant professor Pamela Vesilind [2] teaches the animal law seminar at VLS. She explains that, two years ago, her students circulated a petition calling […]

Upcoming programs on campus

Incoming students are constantly amazed at the number of programs, workshops, seminars, etc. with national speakers that are available to the campus community.  These two are an example of what is happening over the next 2 weeks. Public Citizenship and the Law Featuring Frederick S. Lane Monday, March 21, 2011, 5:30pm Chase Community Center, Vermont […]

VLS Retains #1 Environmental Law Ranking!

For the third year in a row, VLS continues to be number one in the nation for environmental law! The moment of suspense builds as we creep closer to the release of the rankings.  Every member of the VLS community works hard to consistently provide opportunities for our students. A tremendous amount of energy and […]

Application Deadline 3/1 – You Can Still Apply!

I pry my eyes away from reading files and answering emails to post an update! Kathy and my conversations for the past several weeks have sounded like this: Kathy: “Have you written in the Blog lately?” John: “No, it’s on my to-do, just haven’t had time. You?” Kathy: “Nope, but been thinking about it.” Then […]

Hello Again!

It has been a month since I posted on this site – and that is unacceptable!  However, it has been really crazy in the office with campus visitors and application files to be read. Anyway, here I am again.  Applicants often ask about the kinds of cases that are handled through the Environmental and Natural […]