Environmental Law Center Series Welcomes 3 Distinguished Speakers

Dinah L. Shelton
“Environmental Rights in the Jurisprudence of Human Rights Bodies”

Dinah Shelton holds the Manatt/Ahn Professorship in International law at the George Washington University Law School, where she has taught since 2004. She is the author of Protecting Human Rights in the Americas, Remedies in international Human Rights Law, and the 3-volume Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity. In 2006, Shelton was awarded the Elisabeth Haub Prize for Environmental Law. She is a member of the Inter-American Human Rights Commission, for which she has served as president since 2010.

David Hunter
“The Future of the International Climate Change Regime: A Tale of Two Approaches”

David Hunter is Professor of Law, Director of the International Legal Studies Program and Director of the Program on International and Comparative Environmental Law at American University’s Washington College of Law. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide-US, EarthRights International, the Project on Government Oversight, and the Center for Progressive Reform.

Donald A Brown
“How U. S. Domestic Climate Law Needs to Respond to Emerging International Climate Law”

Donald Brown is Scholar in Resident for Sustainability Ethics and Law, Widener School of Law. He has been an Associate Professor of Environmental Ethics, Science, and Law at Penn State, an environmental lawyer for the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and Program Manager for UN Organizations.

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