Environmental Law Center Inaugural Speaker - Richard Lazarus

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
EDU - 1111 Seminar Rm (101)
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Lisa Payne
School of Law

Lecture title: "The 2010 Gulf Oil Spill: Investigating its Root Causes at the Request of the President"

Richard Lazarus is the Howard J. and Katherine W. Aibel Professor of Law at Harvard University, where he teaches Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Supreme Court Advocacy, and Torts.

In this inaugural lecture for the Center on Land, Environment, & Natural Resources (CLEANR) at UCI Law, Prof. Lazarus will reflect on his experiences as Executive Director of the President's Commission to investigate the Gulf Oil Spill, focusing on the political challenges of running the Commission, the Commission's findings, and subsequent events and lessons related to the disaster.

Prof. Lazarus graduated from Harvard Law School in 1979, and he has a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in economics from the University of Illinois, where he focused on environmental issues.

A reception follows the lecture. MCLE is available. Please RSVP online.

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