Past News and Events

 
Lunch with Masha Kalinina

Lunch with Masha Kalinina

February 22, 2018

Sponsor: Environmental Law Society | Time: 12pm-1pm | Location: Y115

Lunch with Raul Garcia

Lunch with Raul Garcia

March 1, 2018

Sponsor: Environmental Law Society and Latino/a Law Students Association | Time: 12pm-1pm | Location: Y115

U.S. Food & Drug Administration: A Conversation with Former Commissioner David Kessler

U.S. Food & Drug Administration: A Conversation with Former Commissioner David Kessler

March 2, 2018

Sponsor: Environmental Law Society and Health Law & Policy Program | Time: 12pm-1pm | Location: N101

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Puppy Day

Puppy Day

December 1, 2017

Sponsor: Animal Law Society | Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm | Location: WCL Terrace

Fall 2017 Symposium – Infrastructure Projects: Permitting, Implementation, and Impacts

Fall 2017 Symposium – Infrastructure Projects: Permitting, Implementation, and Impacts

November 14, 2017

Sponsor: Sustainable Development Law and Policy Law Brief | Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm | Location: NT01

Day of Service: Homeward Trails Animal Rescue

Day of Service: Homeward Trails Animal Rescue

November 4, 2017

Sponsor: Animal Law Society | Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm | Location: Reston Town Center – Reston, VA

Fall Hike with Pups

Fall Hike with Pups

October 14, 2017

Sponsor: Environmental Law Society & Animal Law Society | Time: 10:00am | Location: Rock Creek Park – Picnic Grove 007

What is it Like to be a Hill Attorney?

What is it Like to be a Hill Attorney?

October 11, 2017

Sponsor: Environmental Law Society & Animal Law Society | Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Location: Y115

WCL Students Go to CITES Conference of the Parties

WCL Students Go to CITES Conference of the Parties

Lauren Tavar ('17), Ingrid Lesemann ('18), and Christopher Garbarino ('17), student members of the Animal Law Society and Environmental Law Society, travelled to Johannesburg, South Africa to attend the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), a multilateral treaty to protect endangered plants and animals. While in South Africa. Our students had the opportunity to witness international treaty negotiations for what was deemed by many as the most successful CITES CoP to date.

PICEL Participates in World Bank Annual Meetings

PICEL Participates in World Bank Annual Meetings

During the first week of October, the World Bank and IMF held their Annual Meetings. As we do in most years, PICEL participated. PICEL Coordinator Erika Lennon attended sessions during the civil society policy forum, coordinated with partners at NGOs, and attended meetings. During the meetings, much of our time was dedicated to sessions and meetings related to the independent accountability mechanisms.

WCL Hosts Discussion of DAPL and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

WCL Hosts Discussion of DAPL and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

On September 27, PICEL joined with Professor Ezra Rosser and the Environmental Law Society to host a panel discuss on the issues around the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). At the end of August and in September a NoDAPL movement began to grow and other tribes, environmentalists, and other supportive people joined with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to protest the construction of DAPL.