"John Nagle, Univ. of Notre Dame Law School" -- Agenda
Nagle, John Copeland, "The Role of Case Studies in Natural Resources Law [summary]" (2007). The Future of Natural Resources Law and Policy (Summer Conference, June 6-8).
Administrative Law Commons, Animal Law Commons, Biodiversity Commons, Climate Commons, Constitutional Law Commons, Courts Commons, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Commons, Energy and Utilities Law Commons, Energy Policy Commons, Environmental Law Commons, Environmental Policy Commons, Forest Management Commons, Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law Commons, Jurisdiction Commons, Land Use Law Commons, Law and Society Commons, Legal Education Commons, Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Commons, Litigation Commons, Natural Resource Economics Commons, Natural Resources and Conservation Commons, Natural Resources Law Commons, Natural Resources Management and Policy Commons, Oil, Gas, and Energy Commons, Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law Commons, Peace and Conflict Studies Commons, President/Executive Department Commons, Property Law and Real Estate Commons, Science and Technology Law Commons, State and Local Government Law Commons, Sustainability Commons, Torts Commons, Urban Studies and Planning Commons, Water Law Commons, Water Resource Management Commons
The Natural Resources Law Center's 25th Anniversary Conference and Natural Resources Law Teachers 14th Biennial Institute provided an opportunity for some of the best natural resources lawyers to discuss future trends in the field. The conference focused on the larger, cross-cutting issues affecting natural resources policy. Initial discussions concerned the declining role of scientific resource management due to the increased inclusion of economic-cost benefit analysis and public participation in the decision-making process. The effectiveness of this approach was questioned particularly in the case of non-market goods such as the polar bear. Other participants promoted the importance of public participation and explained how meaningful engagement between an agency and the public can lead to superior decisions.
The conference has also provided the Natural Resources Law Center with the opportunity to sponsor a new book titled The Evolution of Natural Resources Law and Policy. The book will be edited by former NRLC Director Larry MacDonnell and former Associate Director, Sarah Van De Wetering (Bates).