lunes, 24 de septiembre de 2012
jueves, 20 de septiembre de 2012
With the continuing economic and employment crisis facing the nation, the connection between environmental protection, layoffs, and unemployment has become a major topic of national conversation. This panel discussed how the emphasis on jobs has affected the discourse over the economic effects of environmental policy, and examined how analysts can best account for and communicate the relationship between employment and environmental regulation.
Dina Cappiello, National Environment/Energy Reporter, The Associated Press
Laurie Johnson, Climate Center Chief Economist, Natural Resources Defense Council
Lewis T. Putnam, Partner, Head of Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Carter Strickland, Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
Richard Revesz, Dean, Lawrence King Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
lunes, 17 de septiembre de 2012
"Three law professors addressed the questions brought up by these stories, in a panel titled “Are Law Schools in Crisis? The New York Times Editorial and its Discontents.” The panel was hosted at Harvard Law School. While all agreed that law schools indeed face challenges—including rising tuition costs, shrinking job markets and calls for more practice and less theory—none believed that a state of crisis exists."
Source: Harvard Law School.
viernes, 14 de septiembre de 2012
Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen delivers the 18th Annual Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy at Notre Dame. Winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics, Sen is best known for his commitment to addressing the challenges faced by the world's poorest people