Press Releases

Experts discuss ways to slow climate change through green business initiatives

Attention ATTENTION: environment, government, and legal reporters Media Contact:  Susan Gluss (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu WHAT: Climate Change Conference At the Local Clean & Green Conference 2011, California’s top policy, business, and environmental leaders will discuss practical ways to address climate change. The Dec. 2 event, sponsored by Berkeley and UCLA Schools of Law, is part […]

EPA Chief to Discuss Environmental Protection, Jobs at UC Berkeley School of Law

For Immediate Release MEDIA CONTACT:  Mary Simms (415) 947-4270, simms.mary@epa.gov; Susan Gluss (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu EPA Chief to Discuss Environmental Protection, Jobs at UC Berkeley School of Law SAN FRANCISCO — On Thursday U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will discuss recent challenges to environmental laws with students and faculty at the University […]

How To Harvest Clean Energy From Degraded Farmland

For Immediate Release Berkeley Law: Susan Gluss, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu, 510-642-6936 UCLA Law: Lauri Gavel, gavel@law.ucla.edu, 310-206-2611 Berkeley, CA—October 24, 2011…. California’s ambitious goal of 33 percent renewable energy by 2020 could receive a significant boost if the state built large-scale solar plants on degraded farmland, according to a new report. Harvesting Clean Energy: How California Can […]

New Report Faults Immigration Program for Wrongful Arrests, Detentions

For Immediate Release Contacts: Aarti Kohli, Warren Institute 510-642-0383, akohli@law.berkeley.edu Susan Gluss, 510-642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Berkeley, California, October 19, 2011 – The majority of people arrested in a fast-growing federal immigration enforcement program are jailed without bond, without access to a lawyer, and without a court hearing, according to a new report. Secure Communities by the […]

Current TV Launches “The War Room with Jennifer Granholm”

Current TV will launch THE WAR ROOM WITH JENNIFER GRANHOLM, hosted by the former two-term Michigan Governor. The announcement was made today by Al Gore, Chairman and co-founder, Current TV; Joel Hyatt, CEO and co- founder, Current TV; and David Bohrman, President of Current TV. Produced live in San Francisco at Current TV’s headquarters, the […]

Goodwin Liu Confirmed to California Supreme Court, sworn in

For Immediate Release Contact: Susan Gluss, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Berkeley, CA-September 1, 2011… UC Berkeley School of Law professor Goodwin Liu won confirmation Wednesday as the newest Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California. The unanimous vote by the three-member Commission on Judicial Appointments came after Liu’s supporters spoke on his behalf at a public […]

Berkeley Law Lauds Gov’s Appointment of Goodwin Liu to CA Supreme Court

For Immediate Release Contact: Susan Gluss, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu UC Berkeley Law School Dean Christopher Edley, Jr., today called Gov. Brown’s nomination of law professor Goodwin Liu to the Supreme Court of California an “absolutely brilliant” move. Gov. Brown announced the appointment earlier today, calling Liu an “an extraordinary man and a distinguished legal scholar and […]

New Report: How to Improve California’s Public Transit System

For Immediate Release Contact: Susan Gluss, 510.642.6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu Lauri Gavel, 310-206-2611, gavel@law.ucla.edu Berkeley, CA-July 12, 2011… A new report offers steps that California policy makers and businesses can take to improve the state’s chronically underfunded public transit system. Author Ethan Elkind, a climate change research fellow at the University of California, Berkeley and UCLA schools […]

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