CLE WEBINAR - OSB Sustainable Future Section
Friday, April 24, 2020 8:15am - 4:45pm
THE LAW OF SUSTAINABILITY: PAST & FUTURE
7.25 CLE Credits (6.25 General) (1.00 Access to Justice)
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On the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, the Sustainable Future Section invites all members of the Oregon State Bar to a day-long CLE focused on The Law of Sustainability: Past and Future. Sustainability issues impact nearly every area of the law and the day’s programs will cover topics relevant to a variety of practice areas. Prominent speakers, including judges, attorneys, scholars, and activists, will review the progression of sustainability law and discuss future challenges in the law and enforcement. Programs will cover issues including climate change, access to justice, endangered species, constitutional law, and environmental justice. A complimentary lunch is included with the cost of registration, along with 7.25 total CLE credits, including 1.0 Access to Justice Credit. The full Agenda, including Programs and Speakers, is provided below:
PLEASE NOTE: The program’s presentations and course materials do not reflect the opinion or position of the Oregon State Bar or Oregon State Bar sections. All of the CLE content is the express perspective of the individual presenters.
8:15 Opening Remarks
8:30-10:00 State’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals
1. Angus Duncan, Chair of the Global Warming Commission
2. Meredith Connolly, Oregon Director, Climate Solutions;
3. Scott Bolton, Senior Vice President of External Affairs and Customer Solutions, Pacific Power; and
4. Amanda Pietz, Director of ODOT Climate Office
15 Minute Break
10:15-11:15 Sustaining Biodiversity: The Endangered Species Act
History and Current Cases
1. Ryan Shannon, Attorney, Center for Biological Diversity
2. Oliver Stiefel, Attorney, Crag Law Center
11:15-12:15 Environmental Justice & Sustainability
Professor Lisa Benjamin, Lewis & Clark Law School
30 Minute Break
12:45-1:30 Natural Disaster Law
Professor Latisha Nixon-Jones,
Visiting Professor, University of Oregon School of Law
1:30-2:30 Debate: Should Oregon Constitution be Amended
to Protect the Envtl. Rights of Future Generations?
1. (Pro) Professor Susan Smith, Willamette Law School
2. (Con) Cody Hoesly, Appellate Attorney, Larkins Vacura
Moderator: Robert “Skip” Durham, Ret. Justice, Oregon Supreme Ct.
2:30-3:30 The Ecology of Reparations -
Right Relationships: to Nature and to Each Other
Professor Robin Morris Collin, Willamette Law School
15 Minute Break
3:45-4:45 Sustainability & Access to Justice
1. Judge Nan G. Waller, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge
2. Maya Crawford Peacock, Attorney & Director of Campaign for Equal Justice
Non-SFS Members - $60 ($55 if registered by 4/10/20) -includes complimentary 2020 SFS section membership
New Lawyers (Licensed 1/1/2018 or later) - $50 ($45 if registered by 4/10/20) -includes complimentary 2020 SFS section membership
Sustainable Future Section Members - $40 ($35 if registered by 4/10/20, use coupon code SSUST20SM at checkout to receive discount)
Students - $40 ($35 if registered by 4/10/20, use coupon code SSUST20LS at checkout to receive discount)
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