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VT Yankee Lawsuit to Be Debated Today 6/27 at VLS

June 27, 2011

SOUTH ROYALTON, VT –– Following last week’s hearing in U.S. District Court, Vermont Law School experts will gather at 4:30 p.m., today in the Chase Center to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Entergy’s and Vermont’s arguments, the case’s environmental, constitutional and political implications and who is likely to prevail in the legal showdown over the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.

The forum is free and open to the public.

Also, professors Pat Parenteau and Don Kreis have filed new commentaries in VLS’s Vermont Yankee faculty blog: http://vtyankeelawsuit.vermontlaw.edu/

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Vermont Law School, a private, independent institution, has the top-ranked environmental law program and one of the top-ranked clinical training programs in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report. VLS offers a Juris Doctor curriculum that emphasizes public service, a Master of Environmental Law and Policy degree and two post-JD degrees, the Master of Laws in Environmental Law and the LLM in American Legal Studies (for international students). The school features innovative experiential programs and is home to the Environmental Law Center and the South Royalton Legal Clinic. For more information, visit www.vermontlaw.edu.

CONTACT: John Cramer, Associate Director of Media Relations
Office: 802.831.1106, cell: 540.798.7099, home: 802.649.2235, jcramer@vermontlaw.edu

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