The CLC attorneys and Clinic interns participated in the second in a series of interdisciplinary seminars on protecting animal migrations, an effort initiated by the environmental program of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.
Conservation Law Center Director, Christian Freitag, participated in the 2019 Public Affairs Governance Workshop in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China last week. The workshop included scholars from the Maxwell School and universities across China, and focused on collaborative governance, environmental policy, and shared issues in global natural resources management.
This summer, Conservation Law Center is fortunate to have the help of Thalia Hobson, a summer research intern from Maurer Law School. Her work involves diving into Indiana’s laws—and lack-thereof in some cases—to see how the state will cope with climate change.
Is your right to access Indiana’s Lake Michigan shoreline a national concern? On October 5th, the US Supreme Court was asked to decide if it would consider the issue of the boundary of public rights on the shoreline. Their answer could set a national precedent.
On August 25, Hoosiers will gather in Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Monroe County to celebrate Water Quality Day. As part of National Water Quality Month, Water Quality Day is a day to bring the focus closer to home. The month is dedicated to celebrating Indiana’s abundant waterways. In Indiana, freshwater supports a billion-dollar resource economy, making it vital to Hoosiers’ quality of life.
The Conservation Law Center, a non-profit environmental law firm based in Bloomington, has hired Christian Freitag to succeed W. William Weeks as president and director of the organization. The Conservation Law Center provides legal counsel without charge to conservation organizations, works to improve conservation law and policy, and offers law students clinical experience in the practice of law and the profession's public service tradition.