The Importance of GIS in Emergency Management

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. By Monika Holser, UCLA School of Law, Class of 2018   GIS (geographic information system) is a computer system for “capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on the Earth’s surface.”[1] It allows multiple layers of information to be displayed at once, enabling… Continue reading The Importance of GIS in Emergency Management

Judging a Book by its Cover: The Tension between Evidentiary Gatekeeping and Compensatory Theories of Tort

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original article and leave a comment. By Julie Amadeo, J.D. 2016, New York University School of Law   This article has been adapted from a larger work.   Introduction   Human minds are primed to jump to conclusions. Call them… Continue reading Judging a Book by its Cover: The Tension between Evidentiary Gatekeeping and Compensatory Theories of Tort

Constitutions & the Environment: Comparative Approaches to Environmental Protection and the Struggle to Translate Rights into Enforcement

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. By Kyle Burns*, J.D. Candidate, 2017, University of Virginia School of Law   Introduction   Every nation around the world faces ecological hardships. Almost every nation has responded with a legal regime that attempts to… Continue reading Constitutions & the Environment: Comparative Approaches to Environmental Protection and the Struggle to Translate Rights into Enforcement

With Energy Law Federalism Under Construction, State Policymaking May Be Delayed

This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. By John Bullock, Executive Editor, Harvard Environmental Law Review     Introduction   As the public has become more aware of the intense connection between the practices of electric utilities and greenhouse gas emissions,… Continue reading With Energy Law Federalism Under Construction, State Policymaking May Be Delayed