Members of the delegation from Yunnan University Law School join Vermont Law School President and Dean Marc Mihaly and members of the U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law for the signing
A delegation from Law School of Yunnan University in China visited Vermont Law School today, signing an agreement with VLS to collaborate on programs that will expand educational opportunities for students from both schools and promote exchange between faculty members. Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, September 9th,2015 the U.S.-Asia Partnership for Environmental Law hosted a discussion of new legal developments and reflections on field investigations with Chinese NGOs and attorneys with Jack Tuholske, Director Vermont Law School Water and Justice Program and Technical Advisor to the U.S.-Asia Partnerships; and Yanmei Lin, Associate Director U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law at Vermont Law School. The discussion touched on their recent article Field Notes From the Far East: China’s New Public Interest Environmental Protection Law in Action. The video of their presentation can be viewed above.
the Guizhou Provincial High People’s Court of China held a press conference on Sep 22, 2015, according to its official micro-blog, to (1) make a general introduction of the trials of ecological and environmental protection cases of Guizhou; (2) publicize … Continue reading →
On August 26-28, 2015, I attended a comparative law research conference entitled “Environmental Law on Three Continents” in Uppsala, Sweden. The conference was organized by the Faculty of Law at Uppsala Universitet, aiming to develop a platform for comparative legal research between … Continue reading →
In June, 2015, China’s Environmental and Resources Law Division in the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) said the courts opened 1188 environment pollution crime cases in 2014, which is 7.9 times more than cases filed in 2013. What’s environmental crime? From the … Continue reading →
In June, Yanmei Lin, the Associate Director of the U.S.-Asia Partnerships for Environmental Law, was interviewed by chinadialogue to discusses issues with China’s new environmental public interest litigation laws.