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Perspectives on Earth Jurisprudence
Begonia Filgueria, “About Time for Rights of Nature?”
Barry Law Review, Fall 2008: Issue dedicated to Earth jurisprudence
Copyright © 2008 Barry Law Review
Copyright © 2008 Barry Law Review
- Pat Siemen, “Earth Jurisprudence: Toward Law in Nature’s Balance,” 11 Barry L. Rev. 1
- Cormac Cullinan, “Do Humans Have Standing to Deny Trees Rights?” 11 Barry L. Rev. 11
- Glen-Peter Ahlers, Sr., “Earth Jurisprudence: A Pathfinder,” 11 Barry L. Rev. 121
Berry, Thomas, “The Origin, Differentiation and Role of Rights.”
Boyle, Simon, “On Thin Ice.”
Brown, Brian E., “Religion, Law, and the Land: Native Americans and the Judicial Interpretation of Sacred Land.” Greenwood Press, 1999.
Cullinan, Cormac, “If Nature Had Rights,” from Orion Magazine, Jan./Feb. 2008
Cullinan, Cormac, Wild Law and the Challenge of Climate Change.“Originally printed in the journal Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture (London, UK), Issue 37 Winter 2007:116-126.
Cullinan, Cormac, “Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice,” Green Books (UK), 2002.
“Framing an Earth Jurisprudence for a Planet in Peril”:
Greene, Herman, “What Is Earth Jurisprudence?” Introduction to Earth Jurisprudence Slide Presentation
Kimbrell, Andrew, “Cold Evil: Technology and Modern Ethics.“
Koons, Judith, “Earth Jurisprudence: The Moral Value of Nature,” 25 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 263 (2008) .
Koons, Judith, “What Is Earth Jurisprudence?: Key Principles to Transform Law for the Health of the Planet,” 18 Penn State Envtl L. Rev. 47 (2009)
Nash, Roderick Frazier, “The Rights of Nature.” University of Wisconsin Press, 1989.
Orr, David. “The Law of the Land“
Ortega, Roque Roldán, trans. Efraín Sánchez. “Indigenous Peoples of Colombia and the Law,” The Gaia Foundation (UK).
Rivers, Elizabeth, “Wild Law Spreads like Wildfire! Australia’s first conference on Wild Law,” UKELA e-law,Issue 55 – January 2010. Reprinted here with permission.
Rivers, Elizabeth, “How to Become a Wild Lawyer,” used here with permission from Environmental Law & Management, 18 (2006).
The Earth Charter created by global civil society.
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, Rio Declaration , 1992.
United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, Stockholm Principles,, 1972 .
United Nations, World Charter for Nature, 1982.
Wood, Mary Christina, “Nature’s Trust: A Legal, Political, Economic, and Moral Frame for Global Warming.”
Papers presented at the Wild Law Conference 2006: “Changing Environmental Law to Meet Global Challenges” based on the book ”Wild Law” by Cormac Cullinan and organized by the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association and the Environmental Law Foundation in association with the University of Brighton. The following articles originally appeared in Environmental Law & Management (2007) 19: 59-92, published by Lawtext Publishing, Ltd. and are used here with permission
Click here to view the following papers:
Click here to view the following papers:
- Cormac Cullinan, “Sowing wild law”
- Norman Baker, MP, “Rebalancing the system: an agenda for change”
- Satish Kumar, “Economics and ecology – which comes first?”
- Elizabeth Rivers, “Creative regulation: how wild law can rehabilitate governance and regulation”
- Ian Mason, “Earth, rights and insects: a holistic approach to environmental law.”
Additional Papers from the Wild Law Conference 2006:
- Constitution of the State of Sabah (Malaysia)
- Cormac Cullinan, “Getting Real About Climate Change”
Environmental Audit Committee, House of Commons (UK), Press Release (25 July 2007): ““Case Study: Are Biofuels Sustainable?
- Brian Goodwin, “The Great Work of Transformation”
- Andrew Kimbrell, “Halting the Global Meltdown: Can Environmental Law play a Role?”
- Peter Roderick, “Climate Change in the Courts: Summary of Cases”
Sr. Pat Siemen on Rights of Nature at TEDxJacksonville 2013View video full screen on YouTube.
CEJ Events & Presentations“Ethics, Faith & Water”
A program of “Water Voices”
On September 14, 2015, 7-9 p.m.
High Springs New Century Woman’s Club
40 NW First Avenue
High Springs, Florida 32643
Join us for the “Ethics, Faith, and Water: A Confluence,” a public conversation on water ethics for Florida. The event is the third session of the “Water Voices” series.
• Cynthia Barnett, an award-winning journalist and author of the water books “Mirage,” “Blue Revolution” and “Rain.”
• Lucinda (Lu) Faulkner Merritt, a writer who serves on the Ichetucknee Alliance Board of Directors, the steering committee of the Floridians’ Clean Water Declaration and the executive committee of the Florida Springs Council.
• Sister Patricia Siemen, Esq., a Dominican Sister and attorney who is the director of the Center for Earth Jurisprudence at Barry University Law School in Orlando.
• Robert E. Ulanowicz, Ph.D., an ecosystems scientist who is a professor emeritus with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and courtesy professor with the University of Florida.
Visit the: ICHETUCKNEE ALLIANCE for more information.
Bioluminescence Field Trip
Saturday, September 12, 2015
6:30 - 11:00 p.m.
Location to be determined
Brevard County, FL
Barry Law students, faculty, staff, and their guests are invited to a guided kayak tour of the Indian River Lagoon to experience the wonder of bioluminescence.
Contact: Jane Marsden, firstname.lastname@example.org or (321) 206-5691, for more information and to reserve a place.
Other Events:River Ruckus
St. Johns Riverkeeper
Saturday, August 29, 2015 • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Riverside Arts Market
715 Riverside Ave.
A family festival to raise a ruckus for the river and show Jacksonville the St. Johns River is more than a scenic view: it’s a recreational asset that should be respected, protected, and enjoyed.
Contact: Shannon for more information.
Wekiwa Field School - Open to the public!
Florida Springs Institute
Start 28 Aug 2015, 9:00 AM
End 30 Aug 2015, 4:00 PM
Location: Wekiwa Springs State Park Youth Camp
1800 Wekiwa Circle
Apopka, FL 32712
The Florida Springs Field School is scheduled for three days of lectures and field trips. The Springs Field School will be held at the Wekiva Springs State Park Youth Camp facilities that include a lecture hall, dining hall, overnight cabins, and a swimming pool and conveniently located just north of Orlando, Florida. Field trips are tentatively planned to Wekiwa and Rock Springs.
Visit: Florida Springs Institute for more information.
Florida Wildflower Foundation's
2015 Wildflower Symposium
Friday, Sept. 25, and Saturday, Sept. 26
Location: Leu Gardens
1920 North Forest Ave, Orlando FL 32803
Visit the Wildflower Symposium webpage for more information.
Native Rhythms Festival
Wickham Park Amphitheater
World Cultural Music and Environmental Arts and Crafts
Free Admission - Family Event
November 12 - 15, 2015
Thursday: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday & Saturday: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Visit Native Rhythms Festivals for more information.
Learning to See Naturally ~ Nature Journaling WorkshopsVisit our nature journaling blog, Learning to See Naturally, for poems, photos, stories and other nature-inspired creative works from our workshop participants.
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