FORA.tv Speaker - Richard Lazarus

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Biography

Richard Lazarus teaches environmental law, natural resources law, Supreme Court advocacy, and torts. He also serves as the Faculty Director of the Supreme Court Institute. He previously worked for the U.S. Justice Department, in both the Environmental and Natural Resources Division and the Solicitor General's Office, where he was assistant to the Solicitor General. Professor Lazarus has represented the United States, state and local governments, and environmental groups in the U.S. Supreme Court in approximately 37 cases, many of which raised natural resource and environmental law issues. His legal scholarship is in the area of environmental and natural resources law. He has most recently published law review articles on environmental legal history, Supreme Court and environmental law, the Fifth Amendment Just Compensation Clause, and environmental justice. Professor Lazarus serves on several national advisory boards, including Environmental Defense's Litigation Review Committee.

1 Program

The U.S. Supreme Court's October Term 2006

06.29.07 | 01:20:19 min | 0 comments