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Federalist Society Boston Chapter Issues Forum: Public Nuisance, Climate Change, and Municipal Litigation

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In recent years, a series of lawsuits have been filed by cities and states against oil and gas companies, seeking to hold these companies liable for the effects of climate change. An engaging, expert panel will discuss litigation filed by cities and states against oil and gas companies regarding the effects of climate change, the legal theories underlying these lawsuits, and recent developments in some of the jurisdictions where they have been filed. The panel includes: Prof. Steven Ferrey, Contracts and Environmental law professor, Suffolk University Law School Phil Goldberg, Director, Progressive Policy Institute Center for Civil Justice Prof. Donald Kochan, Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Development, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law James May, co-director of the Environmental Law Center, Widener University Delaware Law School Kenneth Reich, Adjunct Professor, Boston University School of Law Lindsey de la Torre, Executive Director, National Association of Manufacturers (Moderator) Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served.