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BP Oil Spill and the U.S. Energy Policy

Posted Friday, October 22, 2010


The Federalist Society and Environmental Law Coalition hosted a debate on October 20 that focused on the U.S. energy policy after the BP oil spill. Becky Norton Dunlop, vice president of External Affairs at Heritage Foundation, and James Van Nostrand, executive director at Pace University Energy and Climate Center, debated the issue and the aftermath of the BP oil spill. Julie Steiner, assistant professor of Law moderated the event.

Upcoming Federalist Society events include:

November 2 - "Election Day Special: Barr v. Galvin & Massachusetts Third Party Ballot Access." Attorney Brian Bialas, associate with the Boston Office of Foley Hoag LLP and former Clerk to the Honorable Paul J. Kelley Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, will speak in the Blake Law Center Commons at 12:00 noon.

November 15 - "Should Taxes be Increased or Decreased in America?" Grover Norquist, Executive Director of Americans for Tax Reform, and Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economic at the University of Massachusetts, will speak at 12:00 noon in the Blake Law Center Commons.

December 2 - James Buckley, retired D.C. Circuit Judge, U.S. Senator, and author of Gleanings from an Unplanned Life, will discuss "Overloading the Federal Workhorse" in the Blake Law Center Commons at 12:00 noon.


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