The Georgetown Environmental Law Review will host our biannual symposium on April 16, 2019. This year, we are co-hosting the symposium with the Georgetown Environmental Law Society and the Georgetown Environmental Law and Policy Program. The theme for the event is The Role of Environmental, Land Use, and Housing Law in Washington, D.C. Property Development. RSVP by clicking this link.

The symposium will feature a conversation with Judge McLeese of the DC Court of Appeals about the role of courts, as well as discussions on three general topics: 1) Historic Preservation Law, 2) a Case Study of Community Planning and Climate Change Resiliency in Ward 7, and 3) Environmental and Housing Issues in Large-Scale Public/Private Property Developments. Panelists will discuss policy tensions and legal issues in land use planning, environmental justice, community development, and affordable housing.

Check out the 2019 symposium flyer for more details!