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The Eighth Annual Advanced Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages

7/24/2014 - 7/25/2014
La Fonda Santa Fe Hotel
Santa Fe, NM

James Bruen is a program co-chair of Law Seminars International's 8th Annual Advanced Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages (NRD).  Mr. Bruen and Sarah Bell are speakers.

Mr. Bruen to speak on "Putting an NRD Case on Trial."  Ms. Bell to speak on "Acts of God, Acts of War and Acts of Third Parties:  The Often Overlooked Defenses."

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