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Loquitur, the Alumni Magazine

Water Works: Preserving and Protecting a Vital Public Resource

Spring 2016 / Volume 29, Number 2



Volunteering with asylum-seekers. Visits from ABA, EPA chiefs. Reflecting on the Paris Agreement in Vermont. An alumna honored for social justice commitment. Alumni in Energy symposium.

Thirst and Resilience from East to West

In the face of the drought, floods, and sometimes invisible pollution, access to clean water is growing more fraught than ever. The works of VLS alumni in three regions of the country offers a glimpse of how it's all playing out.

A Lawyer on Thin Ice

"We have the opportunity to help shape developments in the Arctic in a way that we haven't in other parts of the globe."


Portraits of Vermont Law School alumni Water Works.

Class Notes

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

Inter Alia




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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

Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Mary L. Welz

Maryellen Apelquist
Hannah Morris

Contributing Editors
Ashley Patton
Melissa Schlobohm MELP'12

Contributing Writers
Jess Clarke
David Goodman
Corin Hirsch

Design, Art Direction, and Production
Bill Strecker

Puritan Capital | Whitman Communications

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.

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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.