From battling the entrance of an invasive species into Lake Michigan to investigating health- related problems of Detroit’s incinerator, a WSU law clinic is giving students a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to pursue some of the most pressing local, regional and state-level environmental cases in Michigan. The Environmental Law Clinic, taught by Nick Schroeck, adjunct professor in WSU’s Law School, gives students the opportunity to work alongside lawyers at the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, a nonprofit organization founded to protect the Great Lakes and the communities that depend on them. Established in 2008 by Noah Hall, assistant professor of law in WSU’s Law School, the center represents the public’s interest in legal cases concerning environmental health and sustainability for Michigan and its resources. Among its major environmental projects are reducing greenhouse gas emissions, transitioning to clean energy and reforming water law.
"Lessons In Environmental Law,"
New Science: Vol. 18
, Article 18.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/newscience/vol18/iss1/18