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2019 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges: Aggregate Litigation in State Courts - Preserving Vital Mechanisms

July 27, 2019
James A. Bruen

At the Pound Civil Justice Institute's 2019 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges, Jim Bruen will discuss recent impediments to aggregate litigation implemented on the federal level, emerging trends in aggregate litigation in the United States, and ways in which state courts can preserve these vital mechanisms of redress for their citizens. 

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Emerging Contaminants: Coming to an NRD Site Near You!

What Are Emerging Contaminants? Emerging contaminants are chemicals in the environment for which the health risks—both human and ecological—remain unknown. They are also sometimes called contaminants of emerging concern, since the chemicals, or products...

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PFAS Litigation Conference

Sarah Bell will be speaking at Law Seminars International's PFAS Litigation Conference program, "Lines of Defense" on December 10. Details: Assessing and choosing among the legal options for defending toxic tort, mass tort, and...

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Re-Imagining Environmental Governance: The Future of Environmental Law

Not to dwell on the past, but I have been struck of late reading obituaries of certain leading figures in environmental law by a recurrent theme, which is essentially captured by the following quote...

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Superfund’s Next Challenge: Small-Town PFAS Contamination

Sarah Bell is quoted in this article on the future of Superfund sites. In the article she said that it is very likely the EPA will identify more potential Superfund sites with PFOA and...

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California's Bold Step Forward Into the Contentious World of Wetlands Regulation

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Changing Climate, Changing Laws: Addressing CEQA’s New Wildfire Risk Requirements in Project Development

Wildfires pose an increasingly serious threat to the public and environment in California. So it should be no surprise that the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) amended Appendix G of California Environmental...

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Farella Braun + Martel Ranked Among “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

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Farella Assists Patagonia With Challenge to Federal Agencies’ Weakening of ESA Protections

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Chris Locke Joins Marin County Bar Association Board of Directors

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ALI-CLE Advanced Environmental Litigation Conference

Chris Locke will be speaking on "Perspectives on Natural Resource Damages Litigation" at the ALI-CLE Advanced Environmental Litigation Conference on November 15. Details: The government’s perspective Defenses and strategies Click here for more information.

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