Risk Perception and Stakeholder Engagement in Energy and Environmental Law
12:00-1:00 p.m., Holland and Hart (222 South Main Street #2200, SLC, 84101)
This talk will draw from the law, policy, and history of nuclear energy and radioactive waste to illustrate the roles of risk perception and stakeholder engagement in shaping law. The talk will emphasize administrative procedure and how it can both facilitate and hinder stakeholder engagement, and will invite discussion on effective client representation strategies.
$15.00 CLE with lunch
$0.00 CLE NO lunch
Emily Hammond, a Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School
Emily Hammond’s expertise centers on administrative law, energy law, and environmental law. A former civil engineer who practiced in the environmental and water resources fields prior to attending law school, her research focuses on two themes: the various responses of legal institutions to scientific uncertainty and the relationship between procedural and substantive legitimacy. Her articles have appeared in the Duke Law Journal, the Columbia Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, and the Harvard Environmental Law Review, among others. She is a co-author of the nation’s leading energy law text, Energy, Economics, and the Environment, and the environmental law text Environmental Protection: Law and Policy, in addition to numerous book chapters and shorter works.
Sponsored by Cultural Vision Fund