Litigation Environment for Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing - CLE, Continuing Legal Education - ALI CLE.org
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Litigation Environment for Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Cosponsored by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI)
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Available Online: Online CLE | MP3 Audio Files | Coursebook

What You Will Learn

Although most legal attention in this area has focused on regulatory developments, a growing body of litigation promises to shape shale drilling and hydraulic fracturing in the coming years. This panel, comprised of counsel currently engaged in litigation on behalf of plaintiffs, defendants, and a regulatory body, will examine recent and pending cases, including:

Who’s bringing what cases and how they are being decided

Claims and defenses asserted and chances of success

Dealing with attempts to try cases in the media

Likely future trends in litigation

Impact of agency findings on litigation

 

THE SERIES

This program is the last in a 5-part series, Environmental Impacts of Shale Development and Hydraulic Fracturing: Key Legal Issues and Future Directions, that offers an in-depth examination of the environmental law and policy issues facing companies, governments, activist groups, and citizens who are concerned about this critical area of our nation’s energy infrastructure. Each program is taught by the nation’s foremost experts, and will present a balance of perspectives on the legal and policy issues, as well as upcoming trends that may accelerate or slow the dramatic expansion in shale development in an environmentally responsible way. Note that you do not have to participate in the entire series to benefit from the information provided in each individual program.

 

Members of the Media: If you are interested in covering this event, please email the name of the program(s) and your contact information to Danielle Harkins at dharkins@ali-cle.org.

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Planning Chair

Robert M. Schick, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Houston (moderator)

 

 

 

 

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Faculty

Daniel J. Dunn, Hogan Lovells, Denver

 

 

 

 

Tate J. Kunkle, Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP, New York

 

 

 

 

Kenneth J. Warren, Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, Philadelphia; General Counsel, Delaware River Basin Commission, West Trenton, New Jersey

 

 

 

 

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Program Schedule

All times Eastern

12:30 p.m.   Program Begins

2:00 p.m.   Adjournment

Total 60-minute hours of instruction: 1.5; total 50-minute hours, 1.8. For more information on CLE credits for a particular jurisdiction, click on the “Mandatory CLE Credit” link in the box titled, “Course Details,” at the top left of this web page.

Click Here for MCLE Credit Information

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Times

Eastern 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Central 11:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Mountain 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Pacific 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Alaska 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Hawaii 7:30 am – 9:00 am

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