"Carbon Dioxide: The Newest Pollutant"

Richard A. Epstein


Richard A. Epstein, the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, will discuss "Carbon Dioxide: The Newest Pollutant" at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, In the Law School's large moot courtroom.

Epstein is known for his research and writings on a broad range of constitutional, economic, historical, and philosophical subjects.

He is the author of many books, including Overdose: How Excessive Government Regulation Stifles Pharmaceutical Innovation; How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution; and Supreme Neglect: How to Revive Constitutional Protection for Private Property

Epstein is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1985 and a senior fellow of the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago Medical School. He served as editor of the Journal of Legal Studies from 1981 to 1991, and of the Journal of Law and Economics from 1991 to 2001. He is a director of the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics.

The Suffolk University Law Review sponsors the Donahue Lecture Series, which annually attracts lecturers from among the nation's top legal scholars and jurists.

Epstein's is the second Donahue Lecture of the academic year.

In October, Law Professor Noah Feldman of Harvard Law School discussed "What Crime Did the Nazis Commit? Nuremberg and the Rule of Law."

On April 15, 2020, Distinguished Professor of Law Pamela Samuelson of Berkeley School of Law will lecture on "Ten Ways
to Conceive of the Derivative Work Right of Copyright Law."




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