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Loquitur, the Alumni Magazine

Indelible Impact: Cases that Changed Lives

Winter 2019



Welcoming ELC Director Jenny Rushlow. Protecting and securing the electrical grid. New farm and energy initiative bridges two VLS institutes. The Entrepreneurship and Legal Lab. The Center for Justice Reform. Professor Janet Milne's authoritative book on environmental taxes.


How did a VLS graduate with an environmental law degree end up working on behalf of a man wrongfully convicted of murder? For this alumnus—and especially for his client—the impact of this case was indelible.

Answering the Call

Pursuing justice through environmental regulation, starting in the classrooms of VLS and ending up in the Office of Civil Rights at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has been a lifelong commitment for this VLS alumna.

Alumni Gallery

From Queens, N.Y., to Tulsa, Okla., to San Francisco, Calif., VLS alumni share the cases that have changed the lives of individuals as well as those of entire communities.

Class Notes

News from the VLSAA, your classmates, and friends.

Inter Alia

A Calling.

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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
Thomas J.P. McHenry

Vice President for Alumni Relations and Development
Mary L. Welz

Ben Jervey
Hannah Morris

Contributing Editors
Maryellen Apelquist
Melissa Harwood MELP'12
Ashley Patton

Contributing Writers
Sky Barsch
Rebecca Beyer
David Goodman

Design and Production
Karen Henderson

Puritan Capital

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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