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The Law of Networks, Platforms, and Utilities 

Prof. Shelley Welton has co-authored a new casebook that encourages using the tools of NPU law to help address some of the most pressing problems of our time.

Thought Leadership: Closing the Climate Funding Gap 

Prof. Bill Burke-White proposes a “green investment treaty” to close the climate funding gap.

Neutralizing the Atmosphere 

“Disjunctive efforts toward net zero … threaten to undermine the legal, political, and physical foundations of the global project,” writes Prof. Shelley Welton.

Bolstering Environmental Initiatives 

Penn Carey Law offers a comprehensive range of opportunities related to climate change and the law.

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Cutting-Edge Environmental Courses 

Penn Carey Law students are learning how they can use their skills to advocate for a healthier, greener world.

Dangerous Opinion on Climate Change 

“[T[here is no escaping the conclusion that the opinion is dangerous on two fronts: for the climate and for administrative capacity more broadly,” writes Prof. Shelley Welton of the Court’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA.

The SEC and Climate-Related Disclosures 

Prof. Jill E. Fisch recently submitted a Comment Letter to the SEC regarding its authority to pursue climate-related disclosures.

Fractured State Responses 

Prof. Cary Coglianese discusses how states are responding to the Supreme Court’s decision that limits the EPA’s role in combatting climate change.

‘Devastating’ Climate Change Decision 

Prof. Shelley Welton calls the decision “bad for climate change and bad for people in the administration who are working creatively on solutions to the big, important problems that are facing the nation.”

SCOTUS Curbs EPA on Climate Change 

Penn Carey Law faculty respond to the Court’s recent decision that limits the EPA’s role in combatting climate change.

Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors 

The Honorable Leo E. Strine Jr. L’88 has submitted a letter to the SEC arguing that the agency should require climate-related disclosures to investors.

Environmental Justice Advocates 

The Environmental Law Project (ELP) is dedicated to environmental law and policy, fighting climate change, and advancing environmental justice

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January 30, 2023

Williams Institute Moot Court Practice

Weekly meeting for the student team participating in the Williams Institute Moot Court Competition on March 11, 2023.

January 31, 2023

Journal of Law & Innovation Information Session

Interested in law and technology? Join CTIC Professor Christopher Yoo and JLI Editor-in-Chief Ryland Ploeger and members Jessie Levin and Shashank Sirivolu to learn about this year-long seminar class, its annual symposium, and volume projects. You will also learn about the application process for 2023-2024.

January 31, 2023

Weil’s Law Firm Networking Reception for Penn Carey Law 1Ls

**This event is open to Penn Carey Law 1Ls only**