MSU College of Law News
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August 17, 2009
CONTACT: KATIE GALLAGHER
Professor Morag-Levine Presents at First World Congress of Environmental History
East Lansing, MI – Michigan State University College of Law Professor Noga Morag-Levine recently participated in the First World Congress of Environmental History, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Professor Morag-Levine presented a paper titled "Common Law, Civil Law and Precautionary Regulation: Lessons from the Long History of the Alkali Act." The paper examines the influence of continental regulatory models on British air pollution regulation during the 19th century and the consequent development in Britain of a distinct regulatory approach that fused both common law and continental regulatory principles. The paper is part of a larger project concerned with the relationship between common law ideologies and cross-national differences in regulatory culture.
The First World Congress of Environmental History brought together scholars from across the world who discussed the challenges of creating a sustainable future. For more information on Professor Morag-Levine, visit her profile.
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