On January 29, Pace Law School will welcome Patricia E. Salkin, dean of the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center to give the annual Gilbert and Sarah Kerlin Lecture on Environmental Law at 6:00 p.m. in the Gerber Glass Moot Court Room on the Law School’s White Plains Campus.
A nationally recognized scholar on land use and zoning law, Salkin was appointed Dean of the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in July 2012, is also an appointed member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council, and has served on the Board of Directors of the New York Planning Federation.
Salkin has been active in land use reform, including membership on the Land Use Advisory Committee of the New York State Legislative Commission on Rural Resources. She is a reporter for the American Planning Association’s Planning & Environmental Law, and on the Editorial Advisory Board for The Urban Lawyer.
Salkin has substantial political involvement in New York, having served on the transition teams for attorneys general-elect Eric Schneiderman, Andrew Cuomo, and Eliot Spitzer (as both governor and attorney general) and will lecture on “The Executive and the Environment: A Look at the Last Five Governors in New York.”
Salkin is also author of more than a hundred law review articles and other publications on land use and sustainable development law and the popular Law of the Land blog on land use law and zoning.
The annual Gilbert and Sarah Kerlin Lecture on Environmental Law, established more than ten years ago, brings top scholars and attorneys to Pace Law School to speak on key environmental legal topics.
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