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Environmental Law Society Meeting and 1L Rep Elections

Monday, Sep 23, 12 pm
Stuart House, Classroom 407

Welcome 1Ls (as well as 2Ls and 3Ls)! This is the kickoff meeting for the Environmental Law Society. We will introduce the board, discuss plans for the year, and elect 1L reps for each section. Lunch will be provided.  Hope to see you there!

This event does not require an RSVP.

1L Elections and Welcome Meeting!

Thursday, Sep 14, 5:30 pm
EW 100

Calling all 1Ls interested in Environmental Law Society! We will hold 1L elections and have a brief welcome presentation. Everyone who might be interested is encouraged to attend and learn more about our organization.

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BC Environmental Law Society Welcome BBQ!

Wednesday, Sep 13, 4:30 pm
65 Duncklee St Newton Highlands, MA 02461

Interested in environmental or land use law? Want to get to know professors and classmates in a relaxed setting? Enjoy food and drink? Stop by Professor Plater's home for a backyard BBQ! All are welcome to join us for our annual farewell to summer. Come learn about all of the opportunities that BC Law has to offer in this field, and get the latest on the exciting events that we have planned for the year!

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Brown Bag Lunch with Jeff Mittellstadt Wednesday at 12:30 PM-- Founder and President of

Wednesday, Mar 2, 12:30 pm
Stuart 406

Environmental Law Society is happy to announce the opportunity for students to attend a brown bag lunch with Jeff Mittelstadt Wednesday, February 24th at 12:30 PM. Mr. Mittelstadt has a vast array of experience working on issues in sustainability from different perspectives at major organizations ranging from the EPA's Office of the Inspector General to Bank of America. He brings unique insight into his work and finds ways to engage viewers and participants through his current work at...

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Lunch to Learn More about the Environmental Joint Degree Program with VLS Tuesday at noon-- Free Pizza!

Tuesday, Jan 26, 12 pm
Stuart M403

Boston College Law School and Vermont Law School have an exciting new dual degree program for students interested in Environmental Law! We would love to see a strong showing from students to support the dual-degree program. After our meetings last semester, we are now having a representative from VLS to meet students and talk specifics about the program.

The event will take place during the lunch block on Tuesday starting at Noon. Free pizza lunch will be provided!

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Meet Dean Mihaly of VLS to Hear More about New Joint Environmental Degree Program

Monday, Nov 2, 4 pm
Stuart 303

Hi everybody!

Boston College Law School and Vermont Law School have an exciting new dual degree program for students interested in Environmental Law! We would love to see a strong showing from students to support the dual-degree program.

The announcement of the new program will be made official on Monday and we want to give students the opportunity to learn more and ask questions this Monday at 4:00 PM-- an official room for the event will be announced as soon as it is...

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ELS Apple Picking Trip to Bolton Farm this Sunday October 25th

Sunday, Oct 25, All Day
Bolton, MA (Leaving from Cleveland Circle)

The Environmental Law Society (ELS) is hosting an apple picking trip this weekend, on Sunday, October 25 at Bolton Family Farm. Bolton Farm is less than 50 minutes from Cleveland Circle - check out their website at To RSVP, please fill out this google document regarding carpooling. Also, if you can drive please fill your name in as a driver along with the number of passengers you can take (you will be reimbursed for driving). We plan to have students...

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Environmental Law Society Welcome Meeting & 1L Elections

Wednesday, Oct 7, 12:30 pm
East Wing 120

The Environmental Law Society will be having its first meeting Wednesday October 7th! All students interested in environmental law are encouraged to attend.

We will be discussing some of the annual traditions and events led by ELS as well as conducting elections for 1L representatives.

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Introduction to GIS for Lawyers and Law Students (Library Event Co-sponsored by Environmental Law Society)

Wednesday, Sep 30, 12:30 pm
East Wing 100

Environmental Law Society is thrilled to co-sponsor this introduction to GIS training-- a very important technology for students considering a career in land use or environmental law! 

Lawyers and law students use GIS in the investigation and enforcement of environmental and criminal laws.  GIS software combined with satellite imagery or GPS (Global Positioning Systems) tracking data is used for mapping and modeling and is becoming commonly admitted as evidence  in courtrooms. This...

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