For two semesters, I witnessed the scope of our representation expand dramatically as we learned more about our client’s long-term goals and saw first-hand how our strategies changed over time. Through visuals and explanations, I demonstrate how this project evolved over time.
Co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society and The Federalist Society
A Conversation with Heather Mac Donald: Author of The Diversity Delusion WHEN: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 LOCATION: Warren Room, Boalt Hall Sponsored by the Public Law and Policy Program Heather Mac Donald is the Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a contributing editor of City Journal, and a New York Times bestselling author. She is a recipient […]
Judge John Noonan’s commitment to justice and the rule of law shaped his life as a judge and a legal scholar. His scholarship and judicial decisions span more than six decades and cover an amazing range of ethical and legal issues that defined in his view the Western legal tradition. This event will bring together judges, […]
Berkeley Law’s Away Field Placement Program grants J.D. students academic credit for legal work performed for a non-profit or government agency outside the Bay Area. The Robbins Collection provides financial support for students working in a country, region, or city outside the U.S. that is characterized by civil or religious law traditions and institutions. In Spring […]
While Hardeman v. Monsanto was taking place in San Francisco, my clinic team was watching rural North Carolina. In spring 2018, North Carolina artist Yvonne Hegney had called ELC with a question: how could she identify the inert ingredients in a given pesticide?
Part of the value of clinic participation is learning how to advocate for a real-life client, as opposed to the hypothetical clients we deal with in our legal writing courses.
Read about our recent and future events, research, Robbins Fellows, and more in the Robbins Collection 2019 Digest. Our annual Digest provides broad overviews of our work as well as some in-depth coverage of the Robbins Collection and our affiliated scholars. If you would like to submit information to be shared in the next annual […]
“Numbers are not worth the sweat we pour into them.” As a policy student in a program focused on quantitative methods, that sentence … was hard to read. It seemed that my primary interest might not be worth the time. Fortunately, first readings can be misleading.
Not only are dispersants an ineffective oil spill response strategy, but they also harm human health and marine ecosystems.