ACOEL Co-Sponsoring February 22, 2021 Webinar on US-Cuba Environmental Cooperation

Posted on February 10, 2021 by David B. Farer

On Monday, February 22, ACOEL is co-sponsoring and participating in a joint webinar with Columbia University, the Environmental Defense Fund, and the Foundation Antonio Nunez Jimenez of Nature and Humanity (FANJ, a Cuban NGO) on the prospects and means of revitalizing the environmental MOUs that had been entered between the US and Cuban governments and other organizations during the Obama administration openings.

The program is titled “Cuba-US Working Together Again:  Lessons from Environmental Cooperation.”  The morning session will provide history and context.  The afternoon session will explore opportunities and strategies, including opportunities for College Fellows to provide pro bono services pursuant to the 2019 MOU between ACOEL and FANJ.

The webinar is open to all to attend, free of charge.  Here are links to the webinar flyer – which includes the registration link – and the announcement of the program.

ACOEL will be well represented in the event.  Dan Whittle will be moderating the morning panel on history and context.  Pam Giblin and Lee DeHihns will be on the afternoon panel that David Farer will be co-moderating on opportunities and strategies.

Registration link:  http://bit.ly/3oBDca2

Listen & Learn Next Tuesday — An ACOEL Webinar on Kisor v. Wilkie

Posted on March 21, 2019 by Allan Gates

Save the date.

On Tuesday, March 26th, Jeff Thaler and Sanne Knudsen will explain all you need to know about Kisor v. Wilkie, the SCOTUS case that will reexamine Auer deference to agency interpretations of their own regulations.

Jeff is one of fourteen law professors who filed an amicus brief in Kisor v. Wilkie; and Sanne has written authoritatively on Auer deference.  Jeff’s amicus brief and Sanne’s law review article are accessible here and here.

Jeff and Sanne’s webinar presentation is your opportunity to learn why Justice Scalia openly invited the Supreme Court to abandon his own majority opinion in Auer v Robbins, and to hear what SCOTUS reconsideration of Auer may portend for the future of Chevron.

Please join this ACOEL members-only webinar: 

            Tuesday, March 26th

            2:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern (11:00 am - Noon Pacific)

            Call In:  877-211-3621

            Participant Code:  9316435190

Jeff and Sanne’s webinar presentation will be followed the next day by oral argument in Kisor v. Wilkie before the Supreme Court.