Loquitur Fall 2014 A World of Difference

Loquitur, the Alumni Magazine

A World of Difference

Fall 2014 / Volume 28, Number 1



Another small victory in an ongoing dirty coal case. Lending a legal hand to Vermont veterans. "A Dangerous Shade of Green." Dean Jeff Shields and Professor Cheryl Hanna, in memoriam.

A Voice for International Human Rights

Human rights expert Stephanie Farrior brings Vermont into the fight against global injustice.

The China Project

What can an environmentally-challenged country of 1.3 billion people learn from the top-ranked environmental law school in the U.S.?

"Call Me Daniel"

He left his family and escaped torture in southern Africa. He found hope in Vermont.

A World of Difference

A gallery of graduates that shows where Vermont Law School works. 

Class Notes

News from the VLSAA, regional groups, your classmates, and friends.

Inter Alia

One-Night Stand at the SoRo Pub, by Hannah Morris



Fall 2014 Loquitur cover

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About Loquitur

Loquitur is published for VLS alumni and others interested in our law school. It is designed and printed with soy-based inks on recycled paper (containing a minimum of 50% recycled fiber, 10% post-consumer waste, and meeting EPA standards).

President and Dean
Marc B. Mihaly

Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Mary L. Welz

Maryellen Apelquist
Jim Collins
Hannah Morris

Contributing Editors
Patty McIlvaine
Melissa Schlobohm MELP'12

Contributing Writers
Todd Balf
Warren Cornwall
Kathryn Flagg
Ben Hewitt
Bill McKibben
David Goodman

Design, Art Direction, and Production

J.S. McCarthy Printers

Loquitur is owned and published by Vermont Law School and is produced in cooperation with the Vermont Law School Alumni Association. This publication is guided by Vermont Law School's principle of freedom of expression and accepted standards of good taste. Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the contributors or the editors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the school.

Vermont Law School Alumni Office
P.O. Box 26
South Royalton, VT 05068

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Congratulations to Loquitur

Read about the CASE Circle of Excellence Award won by the Winter 2013-14 issue of Loquitur  in the Magazines-Special Issues category.

Special thanks to our alumni whose good work is featured in the award-winning issue.