Great Lakes Symposium

The Public Trust Doctrine: An Ancient Tool for Protecting the Great Lakes from New Hazards

The 2015 Symposium titled, “The Public Trust Doctrine: An Ancient Tool for Protecting the Great Lakes from New Hazards,” was held on Friday, October 16, 2015, at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 651 East Jefferson Avenue, in downtown Detroit, from 9:30 am – 3:15 pm. Thank you to all who participated and attended.

For more information, please contact  MillerJu@udmercy.edu.

THE GREAT LAKES SYMPOSIUM ISSUE

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PARTICIPANTS:

Catherine Iorns Magallanes
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law,
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand

Melissa Scanlan
Associate Professor
Vermont Law School
South Royalton, VT

James Huffman
Dean Emeritus
Lewis and Clark Law School
Portland, OR

Alexis Andiman
Graduate Fellow Attorney
The Conservation Law Center
Bloomington, Indiana

Noah Hall
Associate Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, MI

Nicholas Schroeck
Assistant Professor (Clinical) of Law
Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, MI

SCHEDULE

Time Topic Speaker
9:30 a.m. Welcome
10:00 a.m. Introductory Remarks
10:15 a.m. A Proper Framework for the Public Trust
Doctrine and the Great Lakes
Noah Hall,
James Huffman, and
Alexis Andiman
11:45 a.m. Lunch Grant Trigger
1:00 p.m. Trails and Microplastics: New
Developments
Nicholas Schroeck,
Melissa Scanlan, and Jim Olson
2:15  p.m. Public Trust Doctrine Abroad Keynote Speaker
Catherine Magallanes
3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks