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Professor Jennifer Wriggins

Teaching Torts with a Focus on Race and Racism

By Professor Jennifer Wriggins

Overt racism is unquestionably on the rise in the U.S. Scholars and leaders are calling for a reckoning of U.S. racial history that has not yet happened. [1] Part of this reckoning involves thinking and learning – and teaching – about how different areas of law relate to race and racism, both historically and now…

Professor Jeff ThalerWhen Does “Responsible” Mean Never Having To Say You’re Sorry To CERCLA?

By Visiting Associate Professor Jeff Thaler

The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as Superfund, is a federal law that has since 1980 resulted in many hundreds of lawsuits and billions of dollars spent cleaning up particularly hazardous waste disposal sites around the country…

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Maine Law’s Ocean and Coastal Law Journal to present symposium at Maine Maritime Museum in Bath

The Ocean and Coastal Law Journal will host a symposium on March 27, 2020 at Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. The symposium, entitled “Maine’s Ocean and Coastal Future: Law and Policy in a Changing World,” will focus on three industries that are important to Maine’s social and economic development in the coming years: maritime commerce, offshore and tidal energy, and aquaculture.

Joy Naifeh '18Joy Naifeh ’18 publishes article in the DePaul Journal of Art, Technology & Intellectual Property

Joy Naifeh, a 2018 graduate of the University of Maine School of Law, recently published “Reinterpreting the Authenticity of Reconstructed World Heritage Properties for the Twenty-First Century,” in the DePaul Journal of Art, Technology & Intellectual Property.

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