REGISTER | Distinguished Public Lands Lecture
Justin Pidot: "Protecting Sacred Lands and the Bears Ears National Monument"
March 9, 2021 | 4:30-5:15 p.m. CST | Online event
The University of Kansas School of Law welcomes natural resources law scholar Justin Pidot for a virtual Distinguished Public Lands Lecture event this spring. Pidot will present “Protecting Sacred Lands and the Bears Ears National Monument" on Tuesday, March 9 via Zoom.
Justin Pidot is a professor of law and the co-director of the environmental law program at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. Professor Pidot has recently been appointed general counsel for the White House Council on Environmental Quality. He will make remarks in his personal capacity as a scholar and not as a representative of the federal government.
Pidot previously served as the deputy solicitor for land resources at the U.S. Department of the Interior during the Obama administration and as an appellate lawyer at the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He clerked for the Hon. Judith W. Rogers of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and completed a fellowship at the Georgetown Environmental Law and Policy Institute. He received his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his B.A. from Wesleyan University.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. Virtual event login information will be shared with registrants before the event.
Co-sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the KU Environmental Law Society (ELS) and the KU Native American Law Students Association (NALSA).
Please register in advance by March 8.