The Future of Environmental and Natural Resource Law: BP and Beyond

Presented by The Cumberland Law Review
Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
John L. Carroll Moot Courtroom, Robinson Hall
This is a free event offering 4 hours of CLE credit.

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Please register one of two ways:

  1. Lawyers and persons from the general public attending the event, please register online or by calling Janice James at 205-726-2757.
  2. Prospective students attending the event, please register by contacting the Office of Law Admission by email at or by phone at 800-888-7213.


Please join us at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law for the annual Law Review symposium. In keeping with the Law Review’s mission to address issues useful to judges, practitioners, teachers, legislators, students and others interested in the law, this year’s symposium examines the long-term legal, political and social effects of the continuing BP oil spill litigation. In addition, emerging environmental and natural resource law issues will be covered. The symposium will consist of a diverse group of practicing lawyers, professors and government officials. 

Program Schedule

The BP Oil Spill

  • The Current Status of the Claims Process
  • The State of Alabama and its Role in the Litigation
  • Future Claims and Litigation

The Future of Environmental and Natural Resource Law

  • CERCLA Vapor Intrusion Guidance
  • New Source Litigation
  • Developments in the Clean Water Act 


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