Symposia

TheĀ Vermont Law Review proudly presents its 13th Annual Symposium

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Vermont Law School | Friday, September 27, 2013 | 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

9:00 AM: OPENING REMARKS
President and Dean Marc Mihaly
Professor of Law Janet Milne

9:15 – 10:30 AM: ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS & DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
Sponsored by the Environmental Law Society

Moderator: Pat Parenteau

Panelists:
Shakeb Afsah, Performeks LLC
Mark Cohen, Vanderbilt University, Resources for the Future
Katrina Kuh, Hofstra University
Matthew McFeeley, Natural Resources Defense Council
Shailesh Sahay, Arnold & Porter LLP

10:35 – 11:50 AM: FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES AS REGULATION
Sponsored by the Business Law Society

Moderator: Jennifer Taub

Panelists:
Susan L. Donegan, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Financial Regulation
Joan MacLeod Heminway, University of Tennessee College of Law
Sanford Lewis, Strategic Counsel on Corporate Accountability
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Stetson Law School

11:55 – 12:55 PM: LUNCH

1:00 – 1:45 PM: KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Sponsored by the Women’s Law Group

Katherine McFate, President and CEO, Center for Effective Government

1:45 – 2:00 PM: COFFEE BREAK

2:00 – 3:15 PM: INFORMATION DISCLOSURE THROUGH FOOD & PRODUCT LABELING
Sponsored by the Food & Agricultural Law Society and the Center for Agriculture & Food Systems

Moderator: Laurie Beyranevand

Panelists:
Christine DeLorme, Federal Trade Commission, Division of Advertising Practices
Brian Dunkiel, Dunkiel Saunders
George Kimbrell, Center for Food Safety
Walter Olson, Cato Institute
David Zuckerman, Vermont State Senator and Farmer, Full Moon Farm

3:20 – 4:20 PM: A DEBATE ON CAMPAIGN FINANCE DISCLOSURE
Sponsored by the Federalist Society

Moderator: Ross Sneyd, Former News Director at Vermont Public Radio

Debaters:

Tara Malloy, Senior Counsel, Campaign Legal Center

Bradley Smith, Chairman, Center for Competitive Politics; Visiting Judge John T. Copenhaver Chair of Law, West Virginia University College of Law

4:30 – 5:30 PM: RECEPTION


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