Advocating for the Future

The Environmental Forum, March/April 2021

Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 21-6

9 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2021

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John C. Dernbach

Widener University - Commonwealth Law School

Irma S. Russell

University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law

Matthew Bogoshian

University of California, Davis - School of Law

Date Written: February 15, 2021

Abstract

Attorneys in our varied roles need to step up and address the climate crisis for the sake of every person and for the public good. All lawyers must be sustainability lawyers now. This article explains why; it also offers an illustrative set of suggestions on how to get started and what to do.

Keywords: Law, Legal Profession, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Legal Ethics, Sustainability, Environmental Law

JEL Classification: K00, K19, K32, K49

Suggested Citation

Dernbach, John C. and Russell, Irma S. and Bogoshian, Matthew, Advocating for the Future (February 15, 2021). The Environmental Forum, March/April 2021, Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 21-6, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3786134

John C. Dernbach (Contact Author)

Widener University - Commonwealth Law School ( email )

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Irma S. Russell

University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law ( email )

5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
United States

Matthew Bogoshian

University of California, Davis - School of Law ( email )

Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall
Davis, CA CA 95616-5201
United States

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