February 06, 2004
Environmental expert Richard Lazarus, a Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and nationally recognized authority on the U.S. Supreme Court, will deliver this year's McGlinchey Lecture at Tulane University Law School at 6pm on Monday, March 8. Professor Lazarus will deliver a lecture entitled "Judging Environmental Law: The Role of the Supreme Court."
Professor Lazarus has represented the United States, local governments, corporations and environmental groups before the U.S. Supreme Court in more than 35 cases. He writes and speaks extensively about the environment, natural resources, environmental justice, and environmental crimes, with particular emphasis on constitutional law and the Supreme Court. He is faculty director of Georgetown's Supreme Court Institute.
The McGlinchey Lecture was established in 1996 to honor the late Dermot S. McGlinchey, a distinguished Tulane Law School graduate and founder of the New Orleans law firm of McGlinchey Stafford. The McGlinchey Lecture is dedicated to the field of litigation and practice.