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Trip van Noppen, President of Earthjustice will be speaking about Earthjustice’s groundbreaking work on environmental justice and other important issues.

Trip serves Earthjustice as its President, leading the organization’s staff, board, and supporters to advance its mission of using the courts to protect our environment and people’s health. After earning degrees from Yale and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Trip clerked for a federal district judge from 1980–82. He then practiced law in Raleigh, NC, from 1982 until 1997, in a litigation practice emphasizing civil rights, employment, environmental, and toxic tort cases. In 1998, Trip joined the Southern Environmental Law Center and became director of that organization’s Carolinas Office. Both in private practice and at SELC, Trip has handled a variety of environmental cases and cases involving access to the courts.

Details

Date:
November 14, 2016
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Student Org Sponsor
Environmental Law Society

Venue

WCC 3007 Room

Organizer

Angiolillo, Gina
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Department:
Student Orgs Events