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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Vermont Professor Gus Speth: Advocate

You may have seen it on the news or read about it in a recent VLS press release. Professor Gus Speth, a recognized leader on international environmental law issues, was one of seventy people arrested during a protest in Washington DC surrounding the development of the Alberta tar sands pipeline. Students attend Vermont in substantial […]

Dispute Resolution Program at VLS

The Dispute Resolution Program will be commemorating 30 years of teaching dispute resolution at Vermont Law School this October 12th with a star-studded conference.  While Jack McCrory may have been teaching this material before 1981, we chose this date to commemorate the publication of three famous articles in the Vermont Law Review on environmental mediation […]

The summer is over . . . academically speaking

Today is the first day of orientation for the entering MELP students and a portion of the entering JD students who are in Jumpstart.  Full orientation begins on Monday morning and classes begin a week from Monday.  This is our transition back to winter hours, more professional attire and students swarming the campus.  Each year, […]

Hurrah for Dee!!

Associated Press story ran nationwide:   A federal judge has ruled in favor of a blind Vermont Law School student who alleged that a national legal testing firm discriminated against her by saying it would not accommodate her disability by allowing her to take a legal ethics test on a computer.Forty-four-year-old Deanna Jones of Middlesex […]