Vermont Law School

Vermont Law School faculty discuss environmentalism in ‘Law and Policy for a New Economy’

News Release — Vermont Law School June 13, 2017 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist office: 802-831-1228 cell: 802-299-5593 [email protected] ‘Law and Policy for a New Economy’ Redefines Boundaries of Environmentalism VLS faculty discuss social investment, lessons from solar development, food systems reform and more in new book SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., June 13, 2017––The current political economic system […]

James Gustave Speth: Upending the status quo

It is quite disappointing to see this year’s legislative session draw to a close without any bold climate legislation making it to the governor’s desk.

Vermont Law School Host Symposium Featuring Leading Criminal Policy Experts

News Release — Vermont Law School May 23, 2017 CONTACT: Maryellen Apelquist office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON –– Vermont Law Review editors present articles by leading criminal policy experts on issues explored at their recent Vermont Law School symposium—“Criminal Culpability: Who Deserves Punishment?”—in their latest publication, Vol. 41 Book 3, released this month. […]

Scientists, Conservationists to Discuss Ocean Noise Pollution June 13

News Release — Vermont Law School May 22, 2017 Maryellen Apelquist Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228 cell: 802-299-5593 [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON – Ocean specialists and wildlife conservationists will examine the effects of manmade noise pollution and potential solutions for a more sustainable future during a panel discussion following a film screening of “Sonic Sea” at […]

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman to Speak at Vermont Law School May 19

News Release — Vermont Law School May 15, 2017 Maryellen Apelquist, 802-831-1228, 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt.––Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council Chairman Dave Archambault II will deliver the 2017 Vermont Law School Honorary Degree Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 19, in Oakes Hall, Room 012, on the VLS campus. In addition to the lecture, […]

Université Paris and Vermont Law School Sign Agreement to Collaborate on Research and Education

News Release — Vermont Law School May 11, 2017 CONTACT: Maryellen Apelquist, 802-831-1228 802-299-5593 [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt.–– Officials from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Vermont Law School recently signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MOU), agreeing to collaborate on education and research programs that enhance the experience and skills of law students and faculty […]

3 Vermont Law School Students Earn Leadership Positions in National Black Law Students Association

News Release — Vermont Law School May 9, 2017 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., May 9, 2017––Three Vermont Law School students were recently named to the Executive Board of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA), bringing VLS student representation on the board […]

Three Vermont Law School Students Earn Leadership Positions in National Black Law Students Association

News Release — Vermont Law School May 9, 2017 CONTACT: Maryellen Apelquist Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228 cell: 802-299-5593 [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., May 9, 2017––Three Vermont Law School students were recently named to the Executive Board of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA), bringing VLS student representation on the board […]

Vermont Law School receives $17 million federal loan

It will help the school restructure debt and shift its emphasis more toward online courses. The loan was approved in January but not announced publicly.

‘The Electric Battery’ Explains Role of Device in Low-Carbon Future

News Release — Vermont Law School May 4, 2017 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders: Authors show how electric battery is ‘key to achieving our sustainable energy revolution’ SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., May 4, 2017––A new book by researchers at the Institute for Energy […]

NOAA General Counsel Schiffer to Deliver Vermont Law School Commencement Address

News Release — Vermont Law School April 21, 2017 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] Standing Rock Tribal Chairman Archambault, VT Supreme Court Justice Dooley to receive honorary degrees SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., April 24, 2017––National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) General Counsel Lois J. Schiffer will receive […]

In China, Former Vermont AG Talks Environmental Enforcement

News Release — Vermont Law School April 17, 2017 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., April 17, 2017––Former Vermont Attorney General William “Bill” Sorrell, a Vermont Law School honorary visiting scholar with the U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law (PEL), spent the last two months […]

3 Environmental Journalists Named Vermont Law School Media Fellows

News Release — Vermont Law School April 11, 2017 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., April 11, 2017––The Environmental Law Center at Vermont Law School has selected three journalists for its 2017 Summer Media Fellowship program. Each fellow, selected from several dozen highly qualified […]

Alliance Presents Baker v. Vermont Marriage Equality Panel at VLS

News Release — Vermont Law School April 7, 2017 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., April 7, 2017––Alliance, a coalition of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning (LGBTQ) and straight members of the Vermont Law School community, will honor the 20th anniversary of the […]