Environmental Law Clinic

Wall Street Journal on Abrams Environmental Clinic's Shell Report

Shell Faces Pressure to Disclose Priorities
Justin Scheck
The Wall Street Journal
April 28, 2015

In a bid to pressure Shell to drop the plan, environmental group Oceana and an environmental law clinic at University of Chicago Law School sent a report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Monday claiming that the company is understating the risks of its work in the Arctic.

Shell executives have said the BG merger wouldn’t affect plans to spend $1 billion drilling in the Arctic this summer, a project that has been criticized by environmentalists.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Abrams Environmental Clinic and Oceana Seek SEC Investigation of Shell’s Regulatory Filings

Abrams Environmental Clinic and Oceana Seek SEC Investigation of Shell’s Regulatory Filings
Law School Communications Office
April 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 – The Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School and international ocean advocacy group Oceana today requested that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) open a formal investigation into disclosures by Royal Dutch Shell plc concerning the company’s activities in the United States Arctic Ocean.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton
Faculty: 
Sean Helle

Lawyer/Novelist Makes Gift to Environmental Law Clinic

Jerry de Jaager
Law School Communications
April 23, 2015

A gift made by Jonathan Mills, ’77, as trustee of a charitable trust, will benefit the Law School’s Abrams Environmental Law Clinic. To be expended at the discretion of the clinic’s director, the gift provides funds for activities that support the clinic’s mission, which might include obtaining expert consultation, underwriting student travel for site visits and client interactions, and covering other litigation costs.

 A gift made by Jonathan Mills, ’77, as trustee of a charitable trust, will benefit the Law School’s Abrams Environmental Law Clinic.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Climate Engineering: Into the Great Wide Open

Date: 
05.05.2015
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

citro@uchicago.edu

Climate Engineering: Into the Great Wide Open?

Sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic, the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, Environmental Law Society, the Law and Technology Society, and the Human Rights Law Society.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro
Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach
Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Lin & Templeton, "Carbon Emission Regulations"

A Debate: Carbon Emission Regulations

With Elbert Lin and Professor Mark Templeton

Moderated by Sean Helle

Participating faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Abrams Environmental Law Clinic - Significant Accomplishments

October 9, 2014

Representing the Sierra Club, Prairie Rivers Network, and Open lands, the Abrams Environmental Law clinic is suing the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and Mississippi Sand LLC to prevent Mississippi Sand from moving forward with a sand mine that would be immediately adjacent to Starved Rock State Park, arguably Illinois’ best state park and one which more than two million person

Sean Helle

Lecturer in Law and Abrams Environmental Clinic Fellow

Sean Helle is a lecturer and fellow in the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic. Before coming to the Law School, Sean worked as a litigator and lobbyist at Earthjustice; an associate at Arnold & Porter; and a law clerk to Judge Diana E.

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