Kalyani Robbins

Kalyani Robbins
Associate Professor of Law

Spring 2013

  • Served as guest speaker on the topic of Endangered Species and Climate Change for the Environmental Capstone Colloquium/Spring Speaker Series at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
  • Presented Awakening the Slumbering Giant: How Horizontal Drilling Technology Brought the Endangered Species Act to Bear on Hydraulic Fracturing at the 14th Annual Northeast Florida Environmental Summit.

Winter 2012-2013

  • Has been invited to present at the Conference on Legal & Policy Pathways for Energy Innovation at the University of Minnesota on April 26-27, 2013.
  • Published The Law of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management (Foundation Press University Casebook Series, Third Edition, 2013) (with John Copeland Nagle and J.B. Ruhl).
  • Invited to speak on “Endangered Species and Climate Change” as a part of the Environmental Speaker Series at the University of Florida Levin College of Law in February 2013.
  • Proposal on “resolving conflicts between renewable energy development and the ESA” was chosen for presentation at the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Conference, “Laying the Foundation for a Sustainable Energy Future: Legal and Policy Changes,” at George Washington University Law School in April 2013.
  • Invited to speak on the Migratory Bird Treaty Act on a panel on wildlife issues at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Biennial Natural Resource Law Professors Conference in Flagstaff, Arizona in May 2013.
  • Invited to present at the 14th Northeast Florida Environmental Summit, an interdisciplinary conference co-hosted by Florida Coastal School of Law and Jacksonville University on February 28, 2013.
  • Published a casebook: THE LAW OF BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT (Foundation Press University Casebook Series, Third Edition) (with John Copeland Nagle and J.B. Ruhl).
  • Has been invited to speak at the Colorado-Duke climate change works-in-progress symposium at the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO, on August 8-9, 2013.

Fall 2012

  • Participated in Anderson-Libecap Manuscript Roundtable on Environmental markets, the Law & Economics Center (LEC) at George Mason University School of Law.
  • Presented on the Endangered Species Act and Climate Change at the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) 20th Annual Fall Meeting, Austin, Texas.
  • Presented The Biodiversity Paradigm Shift: Adapting the Endangered species Act to Climate Change at the Central States Law Schools Association 2012 Scholarship Conference, Cleveland, OH.
  • Presented Awakening the Slumbering giant: How the New Horizontal Drilling Technology Brought the Endangered Species Act to Bear on Hydraulic Fracturing, at Symposium: The Law and Policy of Hydraulic Fracturing: Addressing the Issues of the Natural Gas Boom, Case Western Reserve University School of Law.  Resulting papers to be published in the Case Western Reserve Law Review.
  • Published “Paved With Good Intentions: The Fate of Strict Liability under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act,” 42 Envtl. L. 579 (2012).

Summer 2012

  • Served as Visiting Professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law.
  • Co-presented a half-day workshop, “Generations of Environmental Law,” at the AALS Midyear Meeting in Berkeley, California.
  • Presented work-in-progress “Cooperating with Wildlife: The Past, Present, and Future of Wildlife Federalism” at the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences 2012 Annual Meeting and Conference “Preparing of our Environmental Future” at Santa Clara University. Her work was selected out of approximately 200 submissions.
  • Accepted co-chair position for the ABA Section on Environment, Energy & Resources: Endangered Species Committee for the 2012-13 terms.

Spring 2012

  • Participated in a Symposium at Pace Law School on “Practically Grounded/Engaged Scholarship,” which included writing a portion of a jointly-authored article developed for the Symposium.
  • Presented “Cooperating with Wildlife: The Past, Present, and Future of Wildlife Federalism” at the University of San Francisco School of Law.
  • Accepted invitation to present on “The expansion of cooperative federalism models into more areas of environmental and natural resource law” at the AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Presented “Cooperating with Wildlife: The Past, Present, and Future of Wildlife Federalism” on a panel entitled “Environmental law and New Frontiers in Cooperative Federalism” at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference at the University of Oregon.
  • Presented “The Troubled History of Critical Habitat under the Endangered Species Act” on a panel entitled “What is the Value of Critical Habitat?” at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference at the University of Oregon.

Winter 2011-2012

  • Presented plans for an article, “Cooperating with Wildlife: The Past, Present, and Future of wildlife Federalism,” in a roundtable at Albany Law School’s Northeast Regional Scholarship and Teaching Development Workshop.
  • Agreed to be a co-editor for the Foundation Press Casebook, The Law of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Management.
  • Created, submitted, organized, and moderated “Hot Topic” panel for the AALS Annual Meeting, “The ESA Implementation Tipping Point: Can the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Keep Up with Multiple New Demands?”

Fall 2011

  • Presented work-in-progress “Paved with Good Intentions: The Fate of Strict Liability under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act” to the FReD law faculty.
  • Presented work-in-progress “Paved With Good Intentions: The Fate of Strict Liability under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act” at Lewis & Clark Law School’s Migratory Bird Treaty Act Conference.

Summer 2011

  • Served as Visiting Professor at University of San Francisco School of Law, teaching Natural Resources Law.
  • Presented work-in-progress “Paved with Good Intentions: The Fate of Strict Liability under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act” to the University of San Francisco School of Law faculty.

Spring 2011

  • Agreed to Chair ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (SEER) Endangered Species Committee in 2011-12.

Winter 2010-2011

  • Published “Recovery of an Endangered Provision: Untangling and Reviving Critical Habitat under the Endangered Species Act,” 58 Buff. L. Rev. 1095 (December 2010).

Fall 2010

  • Appointed Vice Chair of ABA Endangered Species Committee and began planning for program on critical habitat.

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