Established 1969. As the nation’s oldest law review dedicated solely to environmental issues, Environmental Law is a premier legal forum for environmental and natural resources scholarship. Online you will find selected articles and essays from our print journal, an archive of our 9th Circuit case review and you can share your thoughts on what you see here by posting comments and engaging in an online conversation with other legal minds. Check back for new online-only content (short articles and news updates) in the near future.

Environmental Law and the companion online journal are published quarterly by the students of Lewis & Clark Law School, 10015 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd., Portland, OR 97219, in the Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. The views expressed in the volumes and online do not necessarily reflect those of the editorial boards.


— April 12, 2014 —

Environmental Law’s latest issue, 44-1, is now available online! If you would like to be notified when our next issue becomes available online, please subscribe to our quarterly newsletter.

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Latest Cases

  • Republic of Ecuador v. MacKay (9th Cir. 2014)

    The panel affirmed two district courts’ decisions ordering the production of documents for use in a foreign proceeding under 28 U.S.C. § 1782. The panel held that the 2010 amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26 did not fundamentally ... Read More →

  • Native Village of Point Hope v. Jewell (9th Cir. 2014)

    The panel reversed the district court’s summary judgment entered in favor of federal defendants in an action challenging the government’s environmental impact statements analyzing the environmental effects of proposed leases for oil and gas development in the Chukchi Sea off ... Read More →

  • Jones v. Nat’l Marine Fisheries (9th Cir. 2013)

    The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of the United States Army Corps of Engineers in an action under the Clean Water Act and the National Environmental Policy Act challenging the Corps’ issuance of a permit as ... Read More →