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February 12 Tuesday

FedSoc Presents: Professor Jonathan Adler on Environmental Law, with commentary by Professor Doug Kysar

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 12:10PM - 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 121
  • Open To The YLS Community Only
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Professor Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and the Director of the Center of Business Law and Regulation at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He teaches courses in environmental, administrative and constitutional law, and serves as a senior fellow at the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) researching market solutions to environmental degradation and climate change. Professor Adler's articles have appeared in publications ranging from the Harvard Environmental Law Review and Yale Journal on Regulation to The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. He has testified before Congress a dozen times, and his work has been cited in the U.S. Supreme Court. A 2016 study identified Professor Adler as the most cited legal academic in administrative and environmental law under age 50. Professor Adler is also a contributing editor to National Review Online and a regular contributor to the popular legal blog, “The Volokh Conspiracy.” A regular commentator on constitutional and regulatory issues, he has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, ranging from the PBS "Newshour with Jim Lehrer" and NPR's "Talk of the Nation" to the Fox News Channel and "Entertainment Tonight."

Professor Douglas Kysar is Deputy Dean and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His teaching and research areas include torts, animal law, environmental law, climate change, products liability, and risk regulation. He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Indiana University in 1995 and his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1998. He has published articles on a wide array of environmental law and tort law topics, and is co-author of two leading casebooks, The Torts Process (9th ed. 2017) and Products Liability: Problems and Process (8th ed. 2016). In addition to his many articles and chapters, Kysar’s monograph, Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity (Yale University Press, 2010), seeks to reinvigorate animal and environmental protection and by offering novel theoretical insights on standing and inclusion, cost-benefit analysis, the precautionary principle, and sustainable development.